The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) announces the 9th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX) to be held at the campus of Umeå University, in Umeå, Sweden, from 8-12 June 2017.
The Interdisciplinary Summer School is organized by Yugra State University (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia), University of Helsinki (Finland) and Lund University (Sweden) with support of the Nordic-Russian Cooperation Programme in Education and Research (SIU and NordForsk).
The 2016 Special Issue of UArctic's Shared Voices magazine is the first ever issue that is fully available in Russian due to the 20th anniversary of the Arctic Council. You can read the magazine on the web as individual online articles.
The UArctic Thematic Network on Permafrost/Natural Hazards offers an International Permafrost/Natural Hazards Summer Field School (5 ECTS) in Yakutia, 1-20 August 2016. The course welcomes senior bachelor and graduate students. Application deadline is 15 April 2016.
Siberian Summer school in Yakutsk "Nature. People. Culture" is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in multicultural society of Yakutia in the North-Eastern Siberia. The summer school takes place 1-19 August 2016. Register no later than 15 May 2016.
Students from across the UArctic network have taken part in the Model Arctic Council, held during the Arctic Science Summit Week 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska. This activity is organized by the Model Arctic Council Thematic Network.
Greenland Perspective invites you to the symposium “From Stones to Bread - glacial rock flour for soil restoration, sustainable growth and solution of global problems” to be held on Wednesday, April 27 2016 at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters in Copenhagen.
On March 15, Russian expedition will travel to the Kara Sea to test the new cross-country vehicle. The machine was designed to set a world record – to achieve the North Pole on wheeled vehicles in offline mode. Vehicular transarctic expedition is planned for 2018.
UArctic's presence at the Arctic Science Summit Week, organized March 12-18, 2016 in at the University of Alaska Fairbanks ranges from a booth at the ASSW Exhibition to the UArctic Board of Governors meeting in conjunction with the week's events.