In the end of July from the port of Murmansk (Russia) "The Alter Ego" yacht started the expedition "Open Ocean: Arctic Archipelago - 2016" to North-East protected areas of the Barents Sea.

Ninth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences: People and Place (ICASS IX), 8-12 June 2017 - Umeå University, Sweden - Extended Call for Sessions

The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of the Arctic are pleased to announce The Arctic Broadband Forum 2017 to be held in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, May 8-9, 2017. Proposal deadline: November 15, 2016 - Final program will be ready in February 2017.



IASC Fellowship Program 2017

Wed, Sep 21, 2016
The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), invites Early Career Scientists (ECS) to apply for the IASC Fellowship Program 2017.

The activities and outcomes of the UArctic Congress 2016 attracted considerable media attention both nationally in Russia and internationally. Below is an overview of just some of the media articles published in English about the event.

When discussing about the future of the Arctic, it's extremely important to support, encourage and involve students and young scientist in the discussion, because they are the future. For this purpose, awards for best student presentations were granted in the closing session of the UArctic Congress 2016. Four book gift cards,...


St Petersburg University hosts the first-ever UArctic Congress with a specific focus on current issues in the Arctic. How to reduce emissions and why extracting oil, rather than natural gas, poses greater threat to the Arctic – these are a few of the questions discussed by the leading experts from SPbU.

Today, the first ever UArctic Congress, hosted by St. Petersburg University, concluded following a week of science sessions and key meetings of northern academics from across the circumpolar world and beyond. The inaugural UArctic Congress 2016 gathered 450 participants representing 200 institutions from more than 20 countries.