Scholars and researchers from the eight Arctic Council countries — the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden — can now apply for the second Fulbright Arctic Initiative, an 18-month collaborative research program, which will begin in spring 2018 and run through the fall of 201.

The themes of the UArctic Congress science section are environmental protection, connectivity, meteorological cooperation, and education. The science section will start in Oulu on Sept 5 and conclude in Helsinki on Sept 7, 2018. The call for session proposals is open until Sept 30, 2017.

This special issue of the journal "Education in the North" will be created in conjunction with the UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education. Extended deadline for expressions of interest and abstracts: 1 October 2017. 

This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of Northern Québec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Québec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues.

The Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Water Cycle Dynamics and Cryospheric Sciences (full-time, four-year fixed term), and the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo for a PhD Research Fellow in cryospheric sciences and atmospheric water cycle...

Apply by Sept 15, 2017 for the Polar Prediction School 2018 on weather and climate prediction in polar regions. The course is open to early career scientists, including advanced graduate students, PhD students, and postdoctoral researchers, and will convene 17-27 April 2018 at the Abisko Scientific Research Station in Abisko,...

The Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference on November 14-16, 2017 in Rovaniemi, Finland offers an opportunity to reflect on Arctic cooperation and its future. The main theme of the conference is how to bring the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Arctic science, policy and economy.

Nominate a candidate for the new international Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic. The prize amounts to 2 million NOK (approximately 210 000 €). Nomination deadline: September 15, 2017.

The kick-off seminar of the project “Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network” was organized as a side-event of UArctic Rectors Forum and International Conference “Conversations from the North” in Aberdeen.