At a time when the COVID-19 outbreak means considerable disruptions to the educational operations of our members and more and more teaching moves online, UArctic and its partners are working to collect openly available learning resources to be used as needed by the circumpolar higher education community.
The Organizing Committee regrets to announce that the Arctic Days in St. Petersburg–2020: International Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic in the Era on Climate Change planned for May 13–14, 2020, have been postponed due to the rapidly changing situation around COVID-19 pandemic.
Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) is inviting the Asian Arctic research community to participate in its 2020 Arctic expedition. The cruise for the 2020 field season will be conducted aboard IBRV Araon, and consist of four legs covering different areas of the Arctic Ocean.
The effects of COVID-19 pandemic have struck hard around the circumpolar North, also in higher education. This has had, and will have consequences for the 27 students who have received a north2north scholarship to travel abroad during this semester
University of Oulu published a new Gender Equality and Diversity action plan—a GEP for years 2019–2022, which is the seventh in order. The first one was drafted already in 1997. The brochure recaps the current tasks of the gender equality work at the university and it is published today—the national Day of Equality, March 19th.
From kindergartens to universities, schools across the Arctic are going virtual to slow the spread of the corona virus, or Covid-19. [Originally published at High North News]. UArctic will be working with its members and partners to help identify additional learning resources to support the increased need for online teaching.
The Arctic Five universities had their fifth workshop about Joint Masters Course on the Arctic Inclusive Pedagogy on 24-25 February in Umeå, Sweden. The project group has now visited all the Arctic Five universities.
International Conference “Magmatism of the Earth and Related Strategic Metal Deposits” is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences and 100th anniversary of birth of outstanding petrographer Tatiana Nikolaevna Ivanova.
On the 3rd of March, 2020, in the hall of the Academic Council of Yakut State Agricultural Academy (further – the Academy), the 1st international seminar “Arctic Food Security” was held. Organizer of this scientific event was the Department of international and interregional cooperation of the Academy.
As part of the activities of the UArctic Thematic Network on Local-scale Planning, Climate Change and Resilience led by Dr. Jeff Birchall, this seminar will address the meaning of resilience, and the challenges faced by both urban and rural/remote communities.