A group of international academics has nominated the Arctic Council for the Nobel Peace Prize. Sixty signatories, including members from the UArctic Thematic Network on Geopolitics and Security, from over 20 different countries submitted their nomination letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Sunday.

The Russian-British workshop took place at Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, UK. This event was organized by UArctic research office within the project “Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network” to deepen existing links between educational and research institutions in both countries. 


Northern (Arctic) Federal University invites you to participate in the expedition project "Arctic Floating University 2018". Arctic Floating University was established in 2012 to unite science and education on the territory of the Arctic region and its objectives are to preserve the Arctic environment and to ensure the sustai...


The Arctic region is like a real-time laboratory for climate change – the sensitive northern climate reacts first to changes and foreshadows changes to come elsewhere in the world. This is why Arctic research is important. The results of such research have already brought changes for the better.



The International Conference on Emerging Contaminants is a biennial conference series that has provided an excellent forum for presenting the latest research on all aspects related to emerging contaminants across all environmental compartments since 2007. The event will take place in Oslo, Norway from June 25-28th, 2018.  

Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) announces two awards supported by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation: the 2018 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research, and W. Garfield Weston Awards for Northern Research and Northern Archaeological Research. Deadline: January 31, 2018.



The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 brings together geoscientists from all over the world. It will be held in Vienna, Austria from April 8-13 and will cover all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences.