A Pocket Guide to Academic Publishing was written in the course of a seminar on academic publishing at the Polar Cooperation Research Centre, Kobe University, Japan. The seminar and book emerged as a response to the absence of a textbook on the ‘hows,’ ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of academic publishing, the knowledge of which students...


Organizers invite abstracts for the conference "The Geography of the Arctic Regions", in St Petersburg, Russia, 9-10 November 2017. The conference will also include a "school of young scientists" for bachelor, master, postgraduate students and young scientists (under 35 years). Abstracts deadline: 20 October 2017.




Essi Oikarinen from the University of Oulu School of Architecture participated in the "Conversations in the North" conference and the UArctic Student Forum, organized in conjunction with the UArctic Rectors' Forum in Aberdeen in August 2017. Her report from the conference highlights the need for collaboration between research...



The themes of the UArctic Congress science section are environmental protection, connectivity, meteorological cooperation, and education. The science section will start in Oulu on Sept 5 and conclude in Helsinki on Sept 7, 2018. The call for session proposals is open until Sept 30, 2017.

This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of Northern Québec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Québec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues.

The Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Water Cycle Dynamics and Cryospheric Sciences (full-time, four-year fixed term), and the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo for a PhD Research Fellow in cryospheric sciences and atmospheric water cycle...