"Our Ice Dependent World", organized by the Northern Research Forum and its partners as the Northern Research Forum 6th Open Assembly, will be hosted by the University of Akureyri in the town of Hveragerði, Iceland 4. - 6. September 2011

Registration is now open for the Polar Symposium in Siena, Italy, September 23-24, 2011 "Research urgencies in the Polar Regions and their links to the ICSU Grand Challenges in Global Sustainability". It will address all aspects of polar science, with a focus on the functioning of the Earth System in the Arctic and Antarct...

The most recent German OSTEUROPA Volume ”Logbook Arctic – Space, Interests and Law” makes reference to UArctic in the context of regionalization and the future of the Arctic.

The Environment and Natural Resources Institute at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a landscape/ecosystem ecologist for a 2-3year postdoctoral position on a Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) -funded project focused on climate-ecosystem processes and their influence on caribou populations in...

IMHE Info May Released

Fri, May 20, 2011
The May newsletter of the OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE) is now available.

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) will host a webinar entitled "What We Know About Walrus and Sea Ice: The Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook" on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. AKDT. The webinar will be presented by Gary Hufford from the National Weather Service, Alaska Region

A high level international Arctic conference is organized on 1st of June at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland. The theme of the conference is The Arctic and the European Union: Environmental and Human Challenges.

In the Declaration following the Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Nuuk the Ministers and Permanent Participants recognize the importance of the work done by the University of the Arctic.