Adding to the existing services of the network, the UArctic Research Infrastructure Catalogue is a free online service connecting the UArctic members with the research community worldwide, and improving their visibility within and beyond UArctic.


University of Akureyri calls for applications for the Nansen professorship for 2016/17. Candidates should be interested in contributing a year to focus their research effort on political and social issues in the Arctic; with a special emphasis on issues shared by Norway and Iceland. Application deadline: March 14, 2016.

Fulbright Arctic Initiative (FAI) Program held Fulbright Arctic Symposium: Towards a Sustainable Arctic Future at Saalasti Hall, University of Oulu, Finland, on 11 February 2016. The symposium was hosted by Fulbright Center Finland in cooperation with the Thule Institute and University of Oulu.

The official outcome of the Third International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP III) has been published online. The report "Integrating Arctic Research – A Roadmap for the Future“ presents the key messages that emerged from the 2-year ICARP III process.

The Water JPI Joint Call Open

Fri, Feb 19, 2016
The WaterWorks ERA-NET cofund, in collaboration with the Water Joint Programming Initiative and FACCE JPI, is inviting applications for their joint call on Sustainable management of water resources in agriculture, forestry and fresh water aquaculture sectors. The deadline for pre-proposals is 19 April 2016.

UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) has published a new peer-reviewed book "Relate North: Art, Heritage & Identity" edited by Timo Jokela and Glen Coutts, published by the Lapland University Press, 2015.

The submission of artworks and/or an abstract is now open for the symposium and exhibition RELATE NORTH 2016: Practising Place: Art & Design for Creative Communities. The deadline for submissions is 2 May 2016.


JPI Urban Europe’s fourth call – the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF) – supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme, is open until 15 March 2015.


The Swedish Research Council invites applications for its project grants for artistic research. The deadline for applications is 15 March 2016.

Reminder: Calotte Academy 2016

Wed, Feb 10, 2016
The Calotte Academy 2016 ‘Resilience related to Sustainable Development in Globalization’ will be organized from 30 May to 5 June, 2016 in Rovaniemi and Inari, Finland; Apatity and Murmansk, Russia; Kirkenes and Neiden, Norway. Abstract submission and PhD candidate funding application deadline is March 14, 2016.