As parts of a specialization in Greenlandic Health and Environment of the Arctic, five courses on Arctic subjects are offered by the during the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2016. Courses will take place in Nuuk, Greenland. A limited number of places is available. Application deadline: May 1, 2016.

80 years ago, Hokkaido University professor, Ukichiro Nakaya, created the world’s first artificial snowflake. Nakaya referred to snowflakes as ‘letters from the sky’ since their tumbling descent brought information about the conditions in the upper atmosphere. This research on glaciology marked the start of Hokkaido Universit...

The Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation announced an open grant competition for the international scientists cooperating with Russian institutions of higher education, scientific research organizations and governmental research centers of the Russian Federation.

UArctic’s Board of Governors has appointed seven new students as UArctic Student Ambassadors, bringing the total number of Ambassadors to 21. Nominated by individual UArctic higher education institution members, Ambassador appointments are for a three-year term.

The registration for the UArctic Congress is now open, with the early-bird fee applicable until May 31. The deadline for submitting abstracts has also been extended until April 17. We welcome participants and abstracts from within and outside the UArctic network!