ICASS IX Call for Sessions

Wed, Mar 23, 2016
The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) announces the 9th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS IX) to be held at the campus of Umeå University, in Umeå, Sweden, from 8-12 June 2017.

PhD student Anna Rönkä, from the University of Oulu, Finland, was elected to the Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders 2016 –programme, funded by the Research Council of Norway. Anna Rönkä is a PhD student in the UArctic PhD Program in Arctic Health, organised by the Thematic Network on Health and Well-being in the Arctic.


UArctic at ASSW 2016

Fri, Mar 11, 2016
UArctic's presence at the Arctic Science Summit Week, organized March 12-18, 2016 in at the University of Alaska Fairbanks ranges from a booth at the ASSW Exhibition to the UArctic Board of Governors meeting in conjunction with the week's events.

Arctic Voices: Expectations, Narratives and the Realities of Living with Extractive industries in the Far North (Edited by Emma Wilson and Florian Stammler ) is the name of a new special issue. [original article: Arctic Anthropology Blog, Florian Stammler]

Registration for the inaugural UArctic Congress 2016 is now open. The host, Saint Petersburg State University, is honoured to invite you to the first ever UArctic Congress, which will be held from Monday, September 12 through to Friday, September 16 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Russian-German student contest Young Vision Award is a joint social initiative of Wintershall and Gazprom International. The two companies decided to organize it in order to bring together young students and experts from Germany and Russia. Our aim is to foster exchange of ideas in the area of oil and gas production and t...

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is welcoming applications to the High North Programme supporting projects contributing to increased knowledge about or relevant to the High North. Application deadline is 17 October 2016.

The European Commission Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges, under the secure, clean and efficient energy work programme, invites proposals for its H2020-EE-2017 energy efficiency call. The deadline for this call is 19 January 2017.


The European Commission Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges invites proposals, under the health, demographic change and wellbeing work programme, for its H2020-SC1-PM-2017 personalised medicine call. Deadline is 4 October 2016.