Outdoor activities and the beauties of the northern nature is what Gerald Zojer loves most about studying in Rovaniemi. The 30 year-old Austrian who studies Development Studies at the University of Vienna is currently participating in the Arctic Studies Program at the University of Lapland.

This year the 4th International Scientific Conference titled “Energy and Climate Change” of the PROMITHEAS Net will take place at the premises of NKUA (photo) on October 13-14, 2011 in Athens, Greece. The event is asked to be set under the auspices of BSEC.The Scientific Committee invites scientists, researchers, PhD candidat...

APECS is very happy to announce that APECS has been asked to nominate early career researchers to help co-chair/convene sessions at the IPY Montreal 2012 Conference. APECS encourages all young researchers (APECS members and non-members) to fill in their expression of interest - so feel free to pass this along to other...


The Sea Ice Outlook (SIO) organizers are soliciting pan-arctic and regional outlooks for the first report of the season, the June report (based on May data). We encourage past and new contributors to participate.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada's Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program announces a call for applications to the 2011 Arctic Atmospheric Science Summer School. The course will be held 11-15 July 2011 in Alliston, Ontario, Canada.

The United Kingdom Polar Network, in partnership with the National Center for Earth Observation, the Earth Observation technology cluster,and the European Space Agency, announces registration for a three-day summer school aimed at early doctoral students working in polar or cryospheric remote sensing. The course will be held...

2009 marked an important step for Sandra Juutilainen’s involvement in UArctic, as she then started her master’s in Circumpolar Health and Wellbeing (MCH) at the University of Oulu, which was created under the auspices of UArctic’s Thematic Network on Arctic Medicine. But, the 40 year old Canadian felt even more part of the UA...


The preliminary program of the Seventh International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VII), hel 22-26 June 2011 in Akureyri, Iceland, is now available at the ICASS website. Also, registration to the congress is now open.

UArctic Condolences

Wed, May 04, 2011
Angayuqaq, better known as Oscar Kawagley, died in Fairbanks on April 24th, 2011. He had a very long bout with renal cancer which finally caught up with him.