In this set of videos, you’ll get to know the leads of some of our Thematic Networks focusing on economic opportunities and challenges in the Arctic.
Thematic Network on Arctic Economic Science from UArctic on Vimeo.
Stein Østbye, Lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Economic Science, explains the role of UArctic in raising awareness on Arctic issues and emphasises the interdisciplinary features of the organization, which help integrating social and natural sciences research work and outcomes.
Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries from UArctic on Vimeo.
Florian Stammler, Lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries, tells about his personal porpuse of trying to enhance the representation of Russian Arctic, which would also helps the connectivity with other Arctic areas, and about the importance of UArctic in allowing small and remote univerisities in the Arctic to have their voices heard.
Thematic Network on Arctic Transports and Logistics from UArctic on Vimeo.
Kjell Stokvik, Lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Transports and Logistics, talks about the scope of the network in finding sustainable solutions for trasportation in the Arctic, focusing expecially on maritime work. In particular, Kjell tells us something about the new possible shipping routes in the Arctic, and how important it is to develop such routes in a sustainable way.
Thematic Network on Northern Tourism from UArctic on Vimeo.
Patrick Maher, Lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Tourism, explains why UArctic is crucial when trying to achieve connectivity between Northern inhabitants.