Baikal State University of Economics and Law (filial in Irkutsk, Russia) will hold all-Russian conference "The Arctic and the challenges of globalization", June 18, 2015 in the framework of the VIII National Festival of Mass Communications "PR Days in Yakutia-2015".

The production of the second volume of the Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR-II) on the tenth anniversary of the first AHDR makes it possible to move beyond the baseline assessment to make valuable comparisons and contrasts across a decade of persistent and rapid change in the North.


The Eurasia Foundation invites accredited higher education institutions from Russia and the United States to submit joint proposals for the development of new institutional partnerships funded by the US-Russia University Partnership Program (UPP). Application deadlines: March 2, 2015 and May 18, 2015.

Tyumen State Oil and Gas University's  rector made a speech ‘The role of human resources in development of the Arctic’ at the Tyumen region Academic meeting. The meeting of the region’s leading scientists was devoted to the Russian Science Day and addressed among other issues  development of the Arctic.