UArctic Congress 2016 updates

Tue, May 31, 2016
The keynote speakers for the Science Section of the UArctic Congress 2016 have been announced, and the early-bird registration deadline has been extended until June 15.

The French embassy in Sweden in collaboration with Umeå University organize the French-Nordic event: The Urban Arctic. It is part of a series of seminars that will take place in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden during 2016. You will find more information about this event from the enclosed invitation or on the website. 

The HuSArctic project (Arctic Centre, University of Lapland) calls for papers for an international conference with a focus on the Barents region and its environment, sustainability and development, organized in March 25-28, 2017 in Enontekiö, Finland and Kautokeino, Norway. Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2016.

The UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries will once again organize a PhD course this summer. The course has the theme "Resource development versus other community sustainability options?" and takes place Aug 29 to  Sept 4, 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

Sign up for a UArctic Marathon

Tue, May 17, 2016
The home base of the UArctic International Secretariat, the University of Lapland, is pleased to announce open championships for staff and students in running and Nordic walking, to be held as part of the Rovaniemi Marathon on 2 July.