Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Petrozavodsk State University invite you to take part in the IX Youth Economic Forum “Growth Path: New Economy – New Possibilities”, which is to be held November 9-11, 2017 in the city of Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia.

Arctic Yearbook 2017 published

Mon, Oct 16, 2017
The theme of AY2017 is change and innovation in the Arctic. This theme is understood broadly and aims to define and describe innovation as a response to, and as a means for, change in an Arctic context. The online version is available at http://www.arcticyearbook.com/.



The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference on November 14-16, 2017 in Rovaniemi, Finland offers an opportunity to reflect on Arctic cooperation and its future. The main theme of the conference is how to bring the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Arctic science, policy and economy.




A Pocket Guide to Academic Publishing was written in the course of a seminar on academic publishing at the Polar Cooperation Research Centre, Kobe University, Japan. The seminar and book emerged as a response to the absence of a textbook on the ‘hows,’ ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of academic publishing, the knowledge of which students...


Organizers invite abstracts for the conference "The Geography of the Arctic Regions", in St Petersburg, Russia, 9-10 November 2017. The conference will also include a "school of young scientists" for bachelor, master, postgraduate students and young scientists (under 35 years). Abstracts deadline: 20 October 2017.




Essi Oikarinen from the University of Oulu School of Architecture participated in the "Conversations in the North" conference and the UArctic Student Forum, organized in conjunction with the UArctic Rectors' Forum in Aberdeen in August 2017. Her report from the conference highlights the need for collaboration between research...