New Snowy OWL Talks online

Fri, Aug 29, 2014
New video presentations in the Snowy OWL Talks series are now available online. Speakers include Aqqaluk Lynge, Fran Ulmer, Chief Gary Harrison, and Ross Virginia.

The expedition of "Arctic Floating University" was completed August 20. This is the sixth expedition in a joint research and educational project of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University and the Northern Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, supported by the Russian Geographical Society.

The unique international Master's in Sámi Journalism from an Indigenous Perspective at Sámi University College, Norway has attracted a lot of interest. To ensure that all who wish to participate can do so, SUC has decided to start the programme in January 2015 and extend the application period.

UArctic Website Re-launched

Fri, Aug 22, 2014
Welcome to the newly re-launched UArctic website. The main areas of the site including news, member profiles and Thematic Networks pages have now been updated to the visual style used on the UArctic Education site.

After a successful exhibition at EAIE (European Association for International Education) Istanbul 2013, UArctic will again host a stand at the 2014 EAIE conference in Prague, Czech Republic, September 16-19. This year UArctic also features in the conference programme with a session of our own on Friday, Sept 19 at 11:30-12:30. 

This summer the leadership of the Thematic Network on Local and Regional Development and the Thematic Network on Social Work have changed, while another, the Thematic Network on Arctic Coastal and Marine Issues had changed its name to the Thematic Network on Arctic Fisheries and Aquaculture.

UArctic Congress 2016

Thu, Aug 21, 2014
At their meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland in October 2013, the Board of Governors of UArctic discussed the idea of arranging a “UArctic Congress” in 2016, and the idea was then included in UArctic’s Strategic Implementation Plan 2014-2016 which was approved by the Board in April 2014. In the Membership Organisation” section of t...

GRID-Arendal continues its celebration of its 25th year anniversary by hosting a two-day workshop on marine and ecosystem management “Visioning our Ocean of Tomorrow” from 21-22 August 2014.

The University of the Arctic (UArctic) and the University of Oulu have agreed to a new form of cooperation in which Oulu will host the newly established position of Vice-Preseident Research. The two-year agreement will be signed in Oulu on 19.08.2014 between Lars Kullerud, UArctic President, and Lauri Lajunen, Rector of the U...