North Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, Russia, (NEFU named after M.K. Ammosov) is holding a PhD course within the Uarctic Thematic Network Arctic Extractive Industries this week. The workshop is from November 9 to November 15, 2014.

Five master’s degree programs at the University of Lapland, Finland will be open for applications December 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015. The programs are Arctic Art and Design, Comparative Social Work, International and Comparative Law, Media Education, and Tourism, Culture and International Management. Studies start in Sept 2015.

Arctic Yearbook 2014 launched

Fri, Nov 07, 2014
The Arctic Yearbook 2014 was launched on October 31st, 2014, during the Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik. The full publication is available for download on the Arctic Yearbook website.

High North Dialogue week

Fri, Nov 07, 2014
In March each year politicians and outstanding representatives of research and business get the opportunity to meet  the future leaders of the High North – and vice versa. It happens during the High North Dialogue week in Bodø: Master-, PhD courses and Conference. The main focus in 2015 is Arctic Business & Security. Mond...

The Supplementary Issue of the journal Barents Studies has been published for 2014 with the theme, "Colourful stories about everyday life and research in the Barents Region."

At their recent meeting in St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, UArctic’s Board of Governors appointed fourteen students to the first ever group of UArctic Student Ambassador. Nominated by individual UArctic higher education institution members, ambassador appointments are for a three year term.

Organizers announce that the 'Arctic Offshore Conference' will be held27-28 November 2014 in Aarhus, Denmark. The focus of the conference will be on regulatory governance of offshore activities, with an emphasis on risks of oil spill in the Arctic seas.

Natural resource project

Wed, Nov 05, 2014
The Nordic Council of Ministers' Committee for Cooperation has, at a meeting in Stockholm 27 October 2014, granted 1 million DKK to a natural resource project proposed by Greenland as a political priority under the Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Cooperation Program.