Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) scientists propose creating Arctic campus for research groups in the region. Scientific base will be located in cities of Pevek and Anadyr in Chukotka, says the director of the School of Engineering FEFU Alexander Bekker.

The Chair of UArctic's Board of Governors, Brian Rogers of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will attend the conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic (GLACIER), in Anchorage, Alaska from August 30-31, 2015. The conference is organized by the US State Department, and President Obama will also be in attendance.

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is celebrated annually on 9 August. On this day 1992 was organized the first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations. The holiday emphasizes the richness and variety of indigenous cultures and the contribution they make to the family of nations of the world.

The Polar Yakutia for the first time carried out research on the impact of changes in the native indigenous peoples habitats and the social and cultural situation on the indigenous peoples’ life.

From July 6 to 26, International Summer School "Russian Language and Culture in Siberia" for foreign students was held at NEFU  for the third time. Twelve participants from Palestine, Thailand, Switzerland, France, Japan, Indonesia, Korea studied the Russian language.

The scientific expedition of paleontologists from Tomsk State University being merged with the II International field workshop "Paleological biogeotsenosis of Mesozoic and Cenozoic ages in Northern Hemisphere" has finished successfully.  The students from Russia, France and Kazakhstan took part in this expedition as well. The...

NEFU Mammoth Museum is among the 10 most interesting sights in Russia according to the British newspaper The Daily Telegraph. According to Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the museum contains one of the world’s only complete woolly mammoth skeletons, as well as woolly rhino, ancient bisons, horses and dogs, dating from as far back as the...