PEOPLE 2023 International Conference was successfully held on August 7-11 in Montreal, Canada and online. The conference hosted 210 presentations from diverse disciplines from 20 countries and 42 technical sessions in 21 themes.
Glen Coutts, professor of applied visual arts education at the University of Lapland, and vice-lead of the Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) has been re-elected as president of the International Society for Education through Art (InSEA) for a two-year term of 2023–2025.
Many UArctic Thematic Networks, individuals with UArctic affiliation and member institutions are organizing or involved in sessions at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavík on October 19-21. Here are some highlights from the program that relate to core UArctic activities.
The Early Bird registration deadline for the Arctic Plastics Symposium has been extended until September 30th. Early Career Scientists and Indigenous Peoples can now apply for funding opportunities until September 28th.
Volume edited by Hannah Strauss-Mazzullo and Monica Tennberg “Living and Working with Snow, Ice and Seasons in the Modern Arctic” brings together accounts of contemporary engagement with Arctic and Subarctic weather conditions affected by climatic changes and requiring continuous adaptation.
A new report by UArctic highlights the growing diversity and number of research activities across the Arctic. UArctic is a collaboration between academic institutions and other organizations with an interest in northern regions. The report demonstrates a high degree of international cooperation and presents Arctic research tr...
Members of the UArctic Thematic Networks “Ageing and Gender in the Arctic” and “Health and Well-Being in the Arctic” gathered in Reykjavik for the final workshop of the project “Understanding ageing, gender and ethnicity: Experiences from European Arctic” (AGE-Arctic) August 29-30, 2023. The Nordic networking and research pro...
The Circumpolar Maternal and Child Health working group under the UArctic Thematic Network of Health and Well-being in the Arctic held its first workshop from the 2nd to 4th of June at the National Institute for Public Health (University of Southern Denmark) in Copenhagen.