Leaders of Norway's parliamentary delegation to the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region (CPAR) will visit Lars Kullerud, President of the University of the Arctic and GRID-Arendal on Wednesday, Sept 14, 2011. Among the issues to be discussed are the follow-up to the Green Growth in the Arctic seminar, as well...


The NCM was recently granted 1.8 mill DKR in support for three years to the project titled “Nordic Network and Roadmap Development for Welfare Technology (NeRo). The three UArcic member institutions are the University of Turku, Umeå University and the University of Tromsø. The coordinating institution is the Univers...



Every year around spring, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) publishes its yearbook. Around 1500 copies of the IASC bulletin are widely circulated by mail and distributed at the Arctic Science Summit Week. For graphics and photographs we depend solely on what our council members, related research in...

Being a partner in the aqua-tnet Socrates Thematic Network on Aquaculture, Fischeries and Aquatic Resource Management, UWestfjords' director, Dr. Peter Weiss, ic currently joining aqua-tnet's annual meeting in Faro, Portugal, as well as a aqua-tnet group meeting on establishing and enhancing MSc-Programmes within aq...

Help build sustainable prosperity in Canada’s North Canada’s northern communities, environment, and resources are receiving much attention from governments, businesses, and the media across Canada and around the world. Global economic growth is creating a new hunger for the resources that the North...

Presentation made by Jean-François Arteau, Legal Counsel and Executive Assistant to the President of Makivik Corporation Pita Aatami. Makivik (www.makivik.org) is the organization that represents the 10,000 Inuit in Nunavik, northern Quebec, Canada. The Presentation was made at the 6th Open Assembly of the...

Under the theme "Our Ice Dependent  World, the sixth Northern Research Forum (NRF) successfully took place on the 4th and 5th of September in Hveragerdi, Iceland. Dr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland (pictured) as well as Kupik Kleist, the Premier of Greenland, spoke during the opening session.

The UArctic Way

Mon, Sep 05, 2011
Mona Johnson, Chair of UArctic’s Mobility Strategic Area, gave a presentation on How Mobility and other UArctic programs can be used to communicate new knowledge at the 6th Northern Research Forum Open Asembly in Iceland on September 5 in a session moderated by President Lars Kullerud.

UArctic at EUPRIO 2011

Sun, Sep 04, 2011
Scott Forrest, Information Manager at the UArctic International Secretariat has been attending the 2011 European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers association (EUPRIO) at the Czech Technical University in Prague. EUPRIO is an excellent resource for university communications staff to learn new developments...