Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Håkon and Crown Princess Mette Marit visited GRID-Arendal Tuesday, 1 September 2010, during their official tour of Aust-Agder County. Highlights of the visit can be seen on the GRID-Arendal website. During the visit, UArctic President Lars Kullerud was able to discuss the University of...

IASC Medal Award 2011

Thu, Sep 02, 2010
IASC Medals are awarded in recognition of exceptional and sustained contributions to the understanding of the Arctic. A maximum of one award is made each year, assuming that there is a nominee of appropriate quality. The award of medals will normally be by the President of IASC during the Arctic Science Summit Week (or except...


Second year medical students will spend four weeks in Grande Prairie this fall as part of a pilot project which will include lectures, tutoring by local physicians, and clinical practice. Grande Prairie Regional College is excited to partner with the University of Alberta to facilitate the project. The development of the pilo...


On the occasion of the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science’s 75th anniversary, the school’s board decided on the 12 of May 2010, to nominate three highly acknowledged scientists as honorary doctors. I addition to Professor Robert Corell, professor Kristina Narfstrøm and professor Tore Midtvedt was also nominated.

The 3rd Workshop of the University of the Arctic Institute for Applied Circumpolar Policy will be organized at the Arctic Centre in Rovaniemi, Finland in September 6th - 8th 2010. The theme of the conference is “Climate Change and Human Security”.The workshop will be organized by the University of Lapland and the Thematic Net...