The International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic carries a cash award of 2 million NOK (approximately 210 000 €) and is awarded biennially. The deadline for nominations is July 31, 2019.





A special issue of the 2019 Synnyt Journal, edited by Maria Huhmarniemi, Timo Jokela and Tuija Hautala-Hirvioja, has been published. The volume includes articles from around the Circumpolar North and encourages discourse about the role of art in the development of the Arctic.




UArctic Research Chair, Professor Jeff Welker (University of Oulu & University of Alaska Anchorage) and colleagues from across the Arctic will be contributing to this monumental effort with their studies of the Arctic Water Isotope Cycle. 


The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference (November 12–13, 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland) focuses on climate change in the Arctic, especially from the viewpoint of young people and future generations. Abstracts for the five sessions are due August 23, 2019.

The film "Nakatuenita: Respect" provides a sweep of the Innu history and cultural practices along with the many changes and challenges they have faced while protecting their relationship with the land. The documentary is now available online, and it can also be used as a teaching resource.