UArctic Days aim to promote University of the Arctic for its member organisations in order to encourage students and faculty to participate in research and education activities. During November 2015, UArctic Road Trip visited the Universities of Tampere and Helsinki, Finland.
Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, author and executive editor of the publication, Professor of the UiT- Arctic University of Norway, presented a book “Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic” at NEFU Scientific Library.
Brian Rogers, chancellor emeritus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, was today re-appointed as chair of UArctic's Board during their meetings in Rovaniemi, Finland. Rogers began as his first term as a Board member in 2009, and became chair during his second term in 2012. He will conclude his final term as chair in 2018.
In November 2015, the official website of the Union of Reindeer Herders (Nenets Autonomous District (NAD), Russia) was launched and is going to become a informational basis for reindeer husbandry in the District.
The UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law has established a new sub-group: Philosophy of Law in the Arctic. The sub-group brings together Arctic philosophers of law and scholars interested in legal philosophy in the Arctic. The sub-group is led by Dr. Dawid Bunikowski, University of Eastern Finland.
The Board of Governors of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) convene for their biannual meeting in conjunction with the “In the Spirit of the Rovaniemi Process” on November 23-26, 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland.
International Symposium on Emerging Arctic Legal Orders in Science,Environment and the Ocean will be organised 18-19 December 2015, at Kobe University, Japan. Pre-registration is open until 7 December 2015.
Higher School of Economics presents the fourth issue of the quarterly informational newsletter “Higher Education in Russia and Beyond” (HERB), a bulletin that is aimed at bringing current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to the attention of the international higher education research community....
Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offers opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs.