UArctic Chair Dr. Jeff Welker and colleagues in Finland and across the Arctic have received Academy of Finland (AoF) funding and EU INTERACT support to study the changing Arctic water cycle. 





Outi Snellman, UArctic Vice-President Organization and Director of International Relations of the University of Lapland, has been appointed as Hokkaido University Ambassador. Her role is to enhance academic relations between Hokkaido University and universities in the northern parts of Europe.

A team of scientists from the Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ural Federal University, Russia, is conducting a multiscale mathematical modelling of the Arctic ice evolution and determining its influence on the climate change. 

In honour of the UArctic Congress 2018 in Finland, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Think Company are gathering together students from all over the world interested in the Arctic and it's current situation to plan a meaningful event, campaign or a project that will efficiently communicate Arctic opportunities and challenge...


The grand prize winner of Arctic Biodiversity Through the Lens competition will receive a trip to beautiful Rovaniemi, Finland. Selected images will be displayed at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress, October 9-11, 2018 in Rovaniemi, Finland, and be exhibited across Arctic countries.

Robocon: Arctic Way

Wed, Jun 06, 2018
A three-day hackathon Robocon: Arctic Way is taking place at the Ural Federal University. The event, designed to stimulate the emergence of new ideas for the effective development of the Arctic, is attended by teams representing universities,  scientific and educational institutions, research institutes and enterprises of the...