Martin Forsius, a Research Professor with the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), has been nominated as the incoming Chair of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), an Arctic Council Working Group.
A new publication "The New Arctic" highlights how, and in what parts, the natural and political system is being transformed and contributes to our further understanding of the changes that are taking place.
The RJE3 Program is intended to develop professional groups that play leading roles in the fields of sustainable environment, sustainable culture and sustainable development in the Far East and the Arctic Circle.
The 2015 Arctic Energy Summit is a multidisciplinary event expected to draw several hundred industry officials, scientists, academics, policy makers, energy professionals and community leaders together to collaborate and share leading approaches on Arctic energy issue.
The Sámi parliament of Norway and Sámi University College are pleased to announce the Arctic Indigenous Education Conference (AIEC) 2016 which will be held in Guovdageaidnu, Norway, March 14-17, 2016. Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2015.
Parallel with last week’s UArctic Rectors’ Forum, the annual Students’ Forum took place 18-21 August in Umeå, Sweden. Ingrid A. Medby from Durham University represented her institution for the first time in the Forum.
The ARTEK Event 2016 - International Conference Sanitation in Cold Climate Regions will be organized in Sisimiut, Greenland 12-14 April 2016. Abstracts for the conference can be submitted until 1 December 2015.
The 10th Arctic Frontiers conference, titled Industry and Environment, will be arranged in Tromsø, Norway on 24-29 January 2016. The call for papers for the science section closes on 21 September 2015.
3-4 September, Baikal State University of Economics and Law and North-Eastern Federal University will hold final events of the VIII National Festival of Mass Communications "PR Days in Yakutia-2015" within the “Diamond Week of Yakutia”.
The Research Council of Norway, in collaboration with various programmes, invites proposals for its research on land use management in the coastal zone. Funding aims to promote research-based knowledge for integrated and sustainable land-use management in the coastal zone. The deadline for this call is 9 September 2015.
Arctic College of the peoples of the North situated on the river Kolyma mouth is the only institution in Yakutia (Russian Far East) educating certified reindeer herders. In June 2015 the college became a new member of the University of the Arctic.