In memoriam: W. O. Heal

Mon, Jan 25, 2021
One of the originators of the idea of the University of the Arctic, W.O. Heal (Bill), has sadly passed away on Jan 17, 2021.

UNESCO and the Scottish Government with the support of the UK Permanent Delegation to UNESCO organise the virtual event: Indigenous Languages: Thriving in a Digital Age on Thursday, 28 January 2021 at 16:00 – 17:30 (GMT).

UArctic Thematic Networks Office welcomes new Thematic Networks proposal by February 28th 2021 to be endorsed for a provisional year by the UArctic Assembly in May 2021. Minimum requirement of partners is three UArctic member organisations (including host organization), it is encouraged though to build a diverse Circumpolar N...

Based at the University of Saskatchewan, CASES is an international research initiative bringing together public and private enterprise, northern and Indigenous communities, utilities, and universities, from Canada, Alaska, Sweden, and Norway. CASES is currently recruiting for one Master’s level student, one PhD and one Post D...

The winter school lecturers will tell about the traditional foods, agriculture in conditions of “double cold” (permafrost and low air temperatures), food security, animal breeding, food storage technologies in the North etc. The winter school will be held online via Zoom platform March 22-31, 2021.


The fourth session of the Arctic Youth Network Webinar Series will explore the biodiversity of Arctic flora and fauna as well as traditional conservation and land-use practices through youth perspectives. The webinar will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 11:00-12:00 EST/GMT-5.

The Korea Polar Research Institute invites you to the 26th International Symposium on Polar Sciences (ISPS2021) which will take place in Incheon* (from September 27 to 29, 2021). With “Responding to Climate Crisis” as its overarching theme, ISPS2021 invites researchers to discuss how polar science and technology can contribut...


In late October last year, thirty students from Norway and Russia (UiT, MASU and PetrSU) participated in the first BANHE course excursion arranged and based at the UiT- The Arctic University of Norway’s campus in Kirkenes, Norway’s border town with Russia. Due to the ongoing Covid-19-pandemic, participants from Russian and Sw...

In memoriam: Lene Kielsen Holm

Mon, Jan 18, 2021
UArctic Board member Lene Kielsen Holm has sadly passed away on January 10, 2021. UArctic extends our deepest condolences to Lene's family and friends, and the entire Arctic research community that knew her and had such great respect for her work. 

The Arctic Yearbook is calling for abstracts for its 2021 volume - the 10th anniversary edition. This year's theme is “Defining and Mapping the Arctic: Sovereignties, Policies and Perceptions”. Deadline for abstracts is March 1, 2021.


Faculty members in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences at McGill University are seeking highly motivated applicants for graduate students, postdoc, and lab technician positions in Arctic marine fish genomics and feeding ecology for the FISHSENS project for Fall 2021. Deadline for application is 15 February 2021.