Travel grants are available for early career scholars to participate in the Arctic-FROST meeting and the workshop on Community Sustainability in the Arctic: What sustainability theories and practices work and what fail in Arctic Communities? Organized in Narsaq, Greenland, Sept 13-17, 2017.
Industrial University of Tyumen (Russia) launches two new master courses taught in the English language: "Geosteering" and "Offshore Drilling". The courses are aimed at developing professional skills and work experience in progressive and innovative areas of petroleum engineering.
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
EU-PolarNet and a group of 50 polar experts and stakeholders are working together to develop a set of polar white papers. These white papers will provide a state of the art for a range of societal relevant polar issues and outline possible approaches on how to address these. They now invite you to contribute to this process.
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
Register now for the fifth Arctic Circle Assembly, taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland on October 13-15, 2017. Breakout session proposals can also be submitted until May 12.
The international summer school 2017, July 31 – August 5 2017 will have a multi- and cross-disciplinary thematic approach to meet challenges and opportunities related to governance of the Arctic Ocean’s marginal ice zone. Scientists and experts from Norway and abroad will contribute to the summer school with lectures and with...
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
The 2017 Connaught Summer Institute brings together students and scholars who are engaged in Arctic research, to provide an understanding of the Arctic climate and the processes that control it, and to establish an interdisciplinary forum in which they can discuss current issues and research opportunities. Apply by May 29.
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Students from North-Eastern Federal University Tatevik Maytesyan and Robert Nikolaev share their impressions of the Youth Educational Forum “The Arctic. Made in Russia” held in the city of Arkhangelsk on March 27 – April 2, 2017, and tell about projects the Arctic region needs. Both students have been interested in Arctic stu...
Fri, Apr 07, 2017
The Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) in Arkhangelsk, Russia invites international students to take part in one of our exchange programs or schools in summer 2017 and academic year 2017/2018.
Thu, Apr 06, 2017
A preliminary schedule for “People & Place”, the ninth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX), is now published.
Wed, Apr 05, 2017
The aim of this workshop (organized in Rovaniemi, Finland, 30-31 August 2017) is to increase the capacity of individuals who may become the next generation global leaders to understand and act on the new security and governance challenges that are developing in the context of global environmental change. Apply by 20 April 2017.
Wed, Apr 05, 2017
Institute of Earth Science, Saint-Petersburg State University and UArctic thematic network "Arctic geology" are glad to welcome students to a field school organized June 1 - 18 2017.
Tue, Apr 04, 2017
Bachelor students are invited to apply for the interdisciplinary student course "Shipping in the Arctic" to be given at the University Centre in Svalbard from 31 July to 11 August 2017. Deadline for applications: April 15, 2017.
Northern Notes is the newsletter of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA). It is published on the web by the IASSA Secretariat twice a year with a Spring/Summer and an Autumn/Winter issue, and is available to all web users. To view previous issues, click here.
UArctic and the local host University of Greenland / Ilisimatusarfik are pleased to invite UArctic member representatives to this year’s Council meeting. Held from Tuesday August 15th through to Thursday August 17th in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
St. Petersburg State University is recognized as one of the largest centers for Arctic studies. It has more than 200 research projects, related to Arctic studies. This year SPbU invites students to a new Master’s program Physical Oceanography and Bioproductivity of Ocean and Seas (PHOBOS) with the large Arctic component.