Barents Studies: Peoples, Economies and Politics is an international, multidisciplinary academic journal for delivering and discussing original and current research results concerning the peoples, economies and politics in the Barents Euro-Arctic region. The journal provides information about different aspects of...

UArctic Board member, the rector of University of Oulu, Lauri Lajunen has been awarded honorary doctorate from Northern (Arctic) Federal University when he visited NArFU at the end of January. Two universities also signed an agreement, which focuses on strengthening the collaboration between universities in research, educatio...

Italian and Finnish Arctic experts, researchers and business representatives met in Rovaniemi on Tuesday, March 12th, in a seminar entitled “Italian-Finnish Cooperation in the Arctic Region: A Great Opportunity”. The Seminar was organized by the Italian Embassy and Cultural Institute in Finland under the patronage of the Ital...

The Report from the University of the Arctic’s External Review Team is now available. As part of the process of developing the next UArctic Strategic Plan, an External Review of the University of the Arctic was organized at the request of the Board of Governors. The External Review Team was chaired by Tony Penikett (Canada) a...

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, with the support of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, has designated Patrick Borbey as chair of the Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials (SAO) during Canada’s two-year te...


This week Education Programs, Nunavut Arctic College, hosted Laila Nutti, Assistant Professor of Education at Sami University College, Norway.  During her stay, Laila, presented a lecture to faculty and students at Nunatta Campus, Iqaluit, and engaged in many activities. She visited: the Nunavut Teacher Education Program; Fin...

Days of the Arctic” which took place in NArFU from the 25th till 28th of February were ended by an international webinar. It was aimed at attracting the world's attention to the issues of Environmental Protection, scientific research, education and international cooperation, and the life quality of the peoples living in the A...

Five-Year Arctic Research Plan Released National Science and Technology Council Executive Office of the PresidentTo read the full announcement about the report release, please search for ŒWorking Together to Understand and Predict Arctic Change¹ at:http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/nstcThe report is available...

UArctic organized a meeting at GRID-Arendal, Norway Feb 27-Mar 1, 2013 to plan its future web development, with a special focus on information and services for students, including the UArctic Catalogue. UArctic President Lars Kullerud hosted the meeting, which included UArctic Information Manager Scott Forrest, GoNorth Coordi...