Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) at Aarhus University, is pleased to announce that up to15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for the most talented researchers from around the world. Click here for more information.
A new publication by the Danish Department of Science Counseling Group on Environment and Health, includes Christian Sonne-Hansen, Rune Dietz and Charlotte Hviids, publication regarding the holistic health issues of the Arctic wildlife and human life in the Arctic, “One Health” from Arctic Research Centre at Aarhus Universty.
Bifröst University and the Scientific Committee for the Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research, invite researchers to submit proposals for paper presentations for the Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research 2019 (NCCPR), held at Bifröst University in Iceland.
Gender Equality of the Arctic (GEA) issued a call for information and materials related to issues of gender, diversity and equality in the Arctic region. GEA is a project endorsed by the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG). Deadline for submission is December 7, 2018. For more information click here.
A group of Danish engineering students from Aarhus University, have photographed a complete iceberg below the ocean surface, using an underwater robot they built themselves and reveal surprising new knowledge about icebergs.
On December 6 2018, AAU Arctic hosts a Polar Research conference at the Aalborg University department in Copenhagen. The event includes lectures, panel debates and discussions, the conference also offers an opportunity to socialize and network both on sea and on land. For full program click here.
UArctic Vice-President Organization Outi Snellman presented the UArctic Congress 2018 at the meeting of the Senior Arctic Officials of the Arctic Council on November 1, 2018. In her presentation, Ms Snellman focused on the UArctic Congress 2018 Declaration as a message from the circumpolar higher education community to the go...
The Model Arctic Council (MAC) took place at the same time as the Arctic Council meeting at University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The MAC was arranged by the University of Lapland. The students eagerly took part in discussions and engaged in debate as where they part of the real Arctic Council.
The Arctic Yearbook 2018 was launched on November 1, 2018 during the Model Arctic Council event that was held at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of the yearbook is Arctic Development - in Theory & in Practice.
The second Arctic Science Ministerial (ASM2) took place in Berlin, Germany on the 25-26 October 2018. The main goal of the ASM2 is to further co-operation in arctic science, by addressing challenges and creating joint action. For full report click here.
Technical University of Denmark (DTU) conducted research that revealed that plankton—the foundation of the food chains in the Arctic Ocean—are affected by concentrations of oil pollution much lower than previously assumed. For full article click here.
The Arctic Research Centre at Aarhus University published an article in the 2018 issue of Human Ecology - An interdisciplinary journal, the article concerns Socioecological Disequilibrium in the Circumpolar North. For the full article click here.
A study published in the renowned scientific journal Nature Climate Change, researchers from the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Environment Institute analysed how projected changes in temperature and snow cover duration will affect the risk for extinction in northern flora, is now available. For full article click here.
Árni Jóhan Petersen from the University of the Faroe Islands participated in a north2north mobility research stay in British Colombia in 2018, where he studied the effects of "gold rush" on local communities, the stay also involved the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Resources and Social Responsibility.