The UArctic Photo Competition is an annual event organized by the University of Arctic (UArctic) in collaboration with the Arctic Sustainable Art and Design Thematic Network (ASAD). The theme of the competition in 2021 is Arctic Polarities.





The material for this perspective was generated during the EcoTech4CCU: Biotechnology for Carbon Capture and Utilization from Ecosystem Inspired Solutions workshop sponsored through The University of the Arctic (UArctic) and hosted by the Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy (ARC) at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway on O...

The Government of Iceland in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers host the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region in connection with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The Symposium has been rescheduled to take place online on 2-4 March and 8-9 March 2021 due to CO...




In memoriam: O.W. Heal

Mon, Jan 25, 2021
One of the originators of the idea of the University of the Arctic, O.W. 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.