The new UArctic Thematic Networks approved in 2018 are Arctic Indigenous Skills, Arctic Plastic Pollution, Circumpolar Archives, Folklore and Ethnography (CAFE), Renewable Energy and Smart Societies in the High North (SmartNorth).
The summer school at Hokkaido University is for advanced level undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at the University of Lapland, University of Oulu and University of Helsinki. Approximately 15 students will be selected for the scholarship. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.
The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2019 to new project proposals. Deadline for sending in proposals is 24 January 2019.
The season for the Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) is approaching once again! More than 160 world-leading researchers from overseas will gather at Hokkaido University this summer for the HSI, which was established in 2016. HSI provides lectures with the university’s faculty members for four months during the summer.
Handbook of Research on International Collaboration, Economic Development, and Sustainability in the Arctic has been published by IGI Global (USA). The book is edited by Vasilii Erokhin, Gao Tianming, and Zhang Xiuhua from Center for Russian and Ukrainian Studies, Harbin Engineering University.
Thanks to the north2north scholarship programme, Giuseppe Amatulli, PhD. student at Durham University, and part of the Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Resources and Social Responsibility, went on a staff mobility trip to the Copenhagen Business School (CBS).
Danish Agency for Higher Education (DAFSHE) is funding the project Sustainable Tourism Development in the Nordic Arctic. The Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics at University of Southern Denmark (SDU) is spearheading the project, examining the effects of Arctic economies broadening from resource extr...
UNESCO and UN are co-organizing International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019. The aim of the IY2019 is to raise awareness of the Indigenous languages, to support revitalization and maintenance of Indigenous languages and to empower Indigenous language speakers and cultures.
Improve your knowledge about Arctic issues and people by studying and experiencing life in another circumpolar institution. north2north mobility program enables you to experience life in another North while gaining international competencies that will benefit your future career and academic endeavours.
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), in cooperation with Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska (ICC), is accepting applications and nominations for Indigenous Scholar opportunities. The deadline is January 10, 2019.
The Board of Governors of UArctic gathered in Hanover for the annual board meeting, the meeting was hosted by Darthmouth College and took place from November 29 to December 1, 2018. The Board discussed legal review and fundraising, where GG+A led a fundraising workshop.