Public Health is moving forward on the special issue related to ‘Extreme Epidemiology’ to be published in fall 2016, and the editors are in process of developing a list of potential authors and manuscripts until Sept 1, 2015. The focus is on epidemiology in extreme climates, including the Arctic and the tropics.

The I International Summer Institute "Innovative Learning Institute on Circumpolar Health" was opened 10 August on the base of North-Eastern Federal University. This is the first event organized in the framework of the new UArctic Thematic Network "Northern Nursing Education".

Representatives of indigenous peoples took part in the project "School for Young Leaders-2015". Young people from six districts of Sakhalin arrived in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to gain leadership skills. This experience will help in their future social activities aimed at protection of indigenous peoples’ interests and rights.

The 8th Northern Research Forum (NRF) Open Assembly will merge with the Trans Arctic Agenda and take place in Reykjavik, Iceland on 14-15 October 2015. The theme of 2015 is Engaging Cultural Heritage when Building Resilience. The NRF Open Assembly emphasizes open discussion and the participation of young researchers.

Implementation of the regional project "Nomadic School", aimed at quality improvement in education and maintenance of traditional lifestyle of indigenous peoples of the North continues in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District.

August 7, 2015 the first Youth Forum of Indigenous Peoples of Nanai municipal district took place in the center of Nanai culture, Jari village, Khabarovsk Territory.

The European Union's Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency invites applications for its support for European cooperation projects call. The deadline for this call is 7th of October 2015.

Energy and Climate Grants

Mon, Aug 10, 2015
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, under the Environment programme, invites letters of inquiry for its energy and climate grants. These aim to ensure that energy is produced and used cleanly and efficiently, with limited impacts on human health and the environment.