Higher School of Economics presents the fourth issue of the quarterly informational newsletter “Higher Education in Russia and Beyond” (HERB), a bulletin that is aimed at bringing current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to the attention of the international higher education research community....

Young Explorers Grants (YEG) offers opportunities to individuals ages 18 to 25 to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects consistent with National Geographic's existing grant programs.

The Guidelines for establishing a new UArctic Thematic Network has been updated. The next deadline for submitting proposal is 1st of May 2016 for the Council meeting to be held in September in conjunction with the UArctic Congress 2016.

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2016 to new project proposals as well as for the continuation of existing projects. The deadline for applications is January 18th 2016.


President of the Republic of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who is on an inaugural State Visit to Singapore, delivered the opening address at the Arctic Circle Singapore Forum alongside Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean.


Engineering School of the Far Eastern Federal University invites undergarduate, Master and PhD students and researchers to take part in the International Ice Mechanics Winter Course which will take place in Vladivostok in February 2016. 

Martin Kotol from the Technical University of Denmark's Arctic Technology Centre (ARTEK) in Sisimiut, Greenland received financial support from north2north, UArctic mobility and exchange programme for teachers, researchers and students. In July 2015, he visited Fairbanks, Alaska.


UArctic Members and individuals in the communities they represent are asked to contribute feedback on Telecomm, Internet, Broadband needs of their organizations and communities for input to Arctic Council's Task Force on Telecommunications Infrastructure in the Arctic. Please take part in and distribute this survey to any ind...


Russian Foundation for Humanities (RFH) and joint Baltic Sea research and development programme (BONUS) organize the International Competition of joint research projects in the humanities and social sciences. The call opens 9 November 2015. The deadline for proposal submission is 10 March 2016.