The Call for Abstracts for the UArctic Congress is now open until March 16, 2018. We welcome submissions to more than fifty science sessions to be held in Oulu from September 5 and concluding in Helsinki on September 7, 2018.

The University of Lapland and the University of Oulu are jointly offering the Arctic Exposure Summer Programme. The programme will take place from 16-31 August, 2018. Applications are due by 30 April, 2018. The multidisciplinary programme tunes participants in a future frequency and engages them to be part of the change and t...


When I was growing up, the University of Oulu was a natural choice for a place to study. During my master studies, I saw the fast development of the ‘miracle of Oulu’, which was a name for rapid development of electronics and ICT-industries in Oulu. At the same time, I witnessed a decline in mining and forest cluster industri...

Are you a High North Hero?

Tue, Jan 30, 2018
In connection with the 2018 High North Dialogue conference, a prize is to be awarded to honour someone who has contributed to highlighting or developing the Arctic region. The public at large is encouraged to participate in nominating appropriate candidates.

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is offering a Community Investment Program. CIRA is the steward of .CA – Canada’s online identifier. The program is open to Organizations recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency as registered charities, Not-for-profit organizations, and Academics and researchers affiliated w...

Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) is now accepting applications for the Asian Polar Science Fellowship Program 2018. The Asian Polar Science Fellowship Program consists of two categories: the Institute Visiting Program and the Field Research Program, lasting up to 3 months. The deadline to apply is 4 March, 2018.

The Nordic Council of Ministers partnered up with the Arctic Economic Council in carrying out an Arctic Business Analysis. The aim was to qualify knowledge on the business environment in the Nordic Arctic and how to take the business environment to a next level.

A report released by the Consultancy team at Digital Science takes a closer look at some of the research insights that can be gathered using the new Dimensions platform, with a focus on the benefits of its collaborative approach to development. The document presents six use cases, one of which focuses specifically on Arctic R...


The International Summer School at the University of Oslo, Norway, is pleased to offer a 6-week Masters Level course, "A Changing Arctic." The course consists of a series of lectures, both by UiO staff and external guests, covering a wealth of issues related to the Arctic domain as well as excursions and public outreach.  Thi...


The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) invites applications for an Interdisciplinary Science Communication Training Program for Early Career Scientists. This program will take place from 19 February to May 2018 and will be conducted via Zoom webinar software. The application deadline is 2 February, 2018.

University of Lapland (Finland), in cooperation with the Model Arctic Council Thematic Network, will host a Model Arctic Council 2018 in October 29 November 2, 2018 in Rovaniemi, Finland.

Applications are invited from highly qualified and motivated applicants to take up a new PhD scholarship opportunity in the Department of Anthropology in the School of Social Science at the University of Aberdeen. The online application must be completed by 16 May 2018.