Following the first edition in May 2019, the NORSIL network is pleased to invite submissions for its second workshop on the rights of the Sámi people in the Nordic sustainable transition that will be organised in Tromsø on January 9 and 10, 2020.

The Arctic Frontiers Student Forum is back! Are you a Bachelor or Master Student interested in Arctic issues? We are pleased to announce that the Arctic Frontiers Student Forum will be held alongside the Arctic Frontiers Conference, from 26-30 January 2020.

The Government of Iceland, in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers, hosts the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region in April 21-23, 2020 in Reykjavik in connection with the Icelandic chairmanship of the Arctic Council. Registration and call for abstracts are now open for the event.

The Government of Iceland, in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers, hosts the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region in April 21-23, 2020 in Reykjavik in connection with the Icelandic chairmanship of the Arctic Council. Registration and call for abstracts are now open for the event.

The Greenlandic Representation in Reykjavík and UArctic Institute: The Northern Research Forum (NRF) at the University of Akureyri will jointly organize an Arctic Circle Assembly pre-event "From National Strategies to Shared Solutions – Best Practices for Sustainable Development in the Arctic".


The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) announces the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X) to be held on the campus of Northern (Arctic) Federal University, in Arkhangelsk, Russia, 15-19 June 2020. 

Book release: The Cod Hunters

Wed, Sep 25, 2019
John Goodlad's considerable knowledge and extensive research make the history of the Shetland cod fishing industry an unexpectedly interesting subject. Innovation, determination and a simple will to survive in the harsh climate of 19th century Shetland Isles are brought to life in this well-written book, researched by someone...

The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference takes place 12-13 November 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of the Conference is 'Climate Change and the Future Generations'.

The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national partners invite the Arctic research community to the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) to be held at the Halifax Convention Centre, December 2 - 5, 2019. The ASM2019 will bring together leading Arctic researchers, graduate students, Northern community represent...

Scotland has the expertise and vision to serve as a link between the Arctic region and the wider world with opportunities to help tackle issues such as sustainable tourism, renewable energy and climate change, Scotland’s External Affairs Secretary has said.

The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists, healthcare professionals, educators, students, policy makers, and community stakeholders to learn about the latest advances in One Health research. The conference will take place on March 11-14, 2020, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Over 130 participants from UArctic's member institutions attended the Council meeting at Stockholm University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology from Sept 18-20, 2019, from 14 countries both in the Circumpolar North and from outside the region.

This year's Council meeting has a significant emphasis on the future direction of the network. Among the issues discussed are UArctic's new Strategic Plan 2020-2030 and the changing UArctic's legal status to a registered non-profit association.

The Arctic Council’s Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) Working Group launched the first bottle equipped with a GPS transmitter into the Atlantic today 12 September. Called “plastic in a bottle”, the capsule will simulate how marine litter and plastics travel far distances into and out of Arctic waters. The co...