The focus of the Inuit Recognition award is to recognize Inuit who are making strong efforts towards meaningful Inuit involvement in Arctic research. Inuit partners will recognize one recipient who has shown excellence in the area of Arctic research.Deadline for nominations is October 17 2018.
According to a new study by Michael Wolovick and John Moore, targeted engineering projects to hold off glacier melting could slow down the collapse of ice sheets and limit sea-level rise. The study was published in the European Geosciences Union journal, The Cryosphere.
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science is organizing in cooperation with Aalto Sustainability Hub and Prime Minister´s Office event on SDG´s and Finland’s performance and evaluation of SD policies. Event is on October 11 2018 at 13:00–15:30, at Think Corner, Helsinki.
Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia) invites PhD students to participate in the International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” (April 5 - 11, 2019) - a side event of the V International Arctic Forum “Arctic: Territory of Dialogue”.
Finnish and Japanese universities will tighten cooperation in Arctic research and education by establishing Finnish-Japanese Arctic Studies Program. The project is cooperation between the University of Lapland, the University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki from Finland and the Hokkaido University from Japan. The proje...
RELATE NORTH is a collaboration between the UArctic’s Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD), Nord University Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Lapland and Helgeland Museum. This will be the seventh symposium in the series hosted by ASAD. The symposium is held November 6-8 in Nesna, Norway.
Italian Society for International Organization is organising an International Symposium on Arctic Connections: Italy and Norway in the Arctic, between Cooperation and Future Challenges in collaboration with the University of Bodo and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Rome. The symposium is held September 18 in Rome.
The All-Russian Scientific Forum with international participation "Arctic: society, science and law" will take place October 23-24, 2018 at the St. Petersburg State University. The Forum is organized by the University in cooperation with the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute. The event is supported by the Yamal-Nenets A...
Michelle Saunders, a 22-year-old recent Memorial University bachelor of science graduate (with a concentration in ecology and conservation) is an Inuit woman from Happy Valley-Goose Bay, whose family is originally from Davis Inlet, Rigolet, and other Inuit communities in Labrador.
Today UArctic Congress 2018 concluded in Helsinki featuring addresses by President Tarja Halonen of Finland, and a closing panel looking at the goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a particular focus on gender equality and climate change.
Containing decades of data and studies, this book set and accompanying databases describe the impacts of climate change on the fate and transport of contaminants, the containment of contaminants in frozen ground, and remediation strategies for brownfields sites. It’s a must-have for all researchers working in this area.