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.

The sixth Northern Political Economy Symposium, organized September 8-9, 2016 in Rovaniemi, Finland by the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, will discuss everyday life in the Arctic and various tactics of tackling the changes in it. This is the first call for abstracts, with the deadline of May 31, 2016.

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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.

The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station located in the Dronning Maud Land region of East Antarctica was designed and built by initiative of the International Polar Foundation and its partner organizations.  Since the 2008-09 Antarctic season the station has provided a unique platform for scientists interested in co...

On 11-12 October 2016, the new research unit RAS at the Law Department of the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) will together with SDU’s Centre for War Studies convene a 2-day conference to explore the future of the Arctic Council. Deadline for abstracts: June 6, 2016.

The 4th issue of the newsletter concentrates on best practices of international cooperation within Thematic Networks. One of them is “Managing small and medium sized enterprises in the North”. Svein Johansen, Thematic Network and project leader shared his experience of multilateral cooperation in frames of the three-year proj...

In an article for the Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Heather Exner-Pirot (coordinator of the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education, managing editor of the Arctic Yearbook) from the University of Saskatchewan shares her experiences from Yakutsk and the challenges of nursing in remote areas - similar all across the Arc...

The University of Aberdeen will host next year's UArctic Rectors' Forum at its King's College Conference Centre, August 23-26, 2017. The theme of the meeting will be "The Inhabited Arctic: Lands, Peoples and Scholarship in the Circumpolar North."