Rapidly changing health conditions in the Arctic, due in part to climate
change and globalization, call for a dramatically new approach to
research and delivery of services to improve the health and wellness in
Arctic communities, according to a report released by the Dickey Center for International Understanding and the U...
Disputas - Cand.philol. Inger Marie Gaup Eira defender her doctoral dissertation, "The Silent Language of Snow. Sámi traditional knowledge of snow in times of climate change" on May 31 in the Auditorium Sahkaskaidi i Diehtosiida, (Science building in Kautokeino Norway).
This PhD thesis is a linguistic study with an int...
The BCS diploma award ceremony has been held at the Northern
(Arctic) Federal University. This year 15 NArFU students have been
awarded bachelor degree in Circumpolar Studies. The delegation from the
University of Nordland where the graduates took BCS courses came to
NArFU. Marit Sundet, Eivind Karlsen and Håkan Sander...
The NArFU Organizing Committee of the unique project “Floating University,” which
launches on June 1, 2012, has held its first meeting. Members of the
Committee organizing the scientific-educational expedition to the high North
- including representatives of NArFU and the Northern Hydrometeorology and Environmental
The Nordic Council of Ministers Arctic Co-operation program has
granted funding for arranging planning workshop in 2012 (220 000 DKK) to develop a new PhD program on Arctic Health and Wellbeing. The
initiative is a joint project by Thematic Networks on Health and
Well-being in the Arctic and Global Change led by Thule In...
A group of scholars at the University of Tromsø will host a
conference on the cultural and scientific history of the transits of
Venus, in Tromsø 2-3 June 2012. The conference takes place in Tromsø for
two reasons. First and foremost, the last transit of Venus of our
century lends itself to be observed on the disc of t...
The graduation ceremony of awarding “Bachelor of Circumpolar
Studies” (BCS) diplomas will take place at Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU)
on the 29th of May. This year 15 students will receive their
diplomas. The delegation from University of Nordland including Marit
Sundet, (regional lead of the BCS program)...
The Calotte Academy 2012 will be organized from May 28 to June 4, 2012 in Rovaniemi and Inari (Finland), Kiruna and Abisko (Sweden), and Tromsø (Norway). The Calotte Academy is an annual travelling symposium for both academic and policy-oriented discussion and dialogue between scholars, scientists, and PhD students, as wel...
The Third International Symposium on Arctic Research (ISAR-3) which will be held in Tokyo (Japan) on 15 - 17 January 2013. Please visit the symposium website http://www.jcar.org/isar-3/ for more information and note that the second circular will be available mid July.
Enagage! Seminar 28.5.2012 9.30-16.00 Rovaniemi City Hall Enagage! Seminar opens the the Arctic Circles Art & Design Summer School with inspirational presentations about service design, sustainability and applied arts, especially in the Arctic areas.