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...



The themes of the UArctic Congress science section are environmental protection, connectivity, meteorological cooperation, and education. The science section will start in Oulu on Sept 5 and conclude in Helsinki on Sept 7, 2018. The call for session proposals is open until Sept 30, 2017.

This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of Northern Québec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Québec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues.

The Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Water Cycle Dynamics and Cryospheric Sciences (full-time, four-year fixed term), and the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo for a PhD Research Fellow in cryospheric sciences and atmospheric water cycle...


Apply by Sept 15, 2017 for the Polar Prediction School 2018 on weather and climate prediction in polar regions. The course is open to early career scientists, including advanced graduate students, PhD students, and postdoctoral researchers, and will convene 17-27 April 2018 at the Abisko Scientific Research Station in Abisko,...

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.


POLAR2018: Call for Abstracts

Fri, Sep 01, 2017
The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCAR and the International Arctic Science Committee IASC invite the international polar and high altitude community to POLAR2018. Abstracts to the science conference can be submitted until the end of October.