The Nordplus programmes are hosting a common contact seminar 20-22 November 2016 in Copenhagen. All potential applicants to Nordplus within the entire field of education are invited to participate in the seminar. The deadline for applications is 5 October 2016.

Happy Summer Holidays!

Thu, Jun 30, 2016
The UArctic Research Area staff wishes all a happy summer! During the holiday season, our office will be working on a limited capacity. Both the Director of Thematic Networks Kirsi Latola and Coordinator Hannele Savela will be on holiday 4-29 July. Project Planner Outi Moilanen will be on holiday from 25 July until 1 August.



The handbook entitled "Doing Community-Based Research" by Greg Halseth et. al. is a natural follow-up of the anniversary e-book about the Gargia-Oktemtsy conferences 2004-14, (2015) published jointly by UNBC, UiT, NEFU and the University of the Arctic. The handbook provides guidance on the community-researcher relationship in...

On June, 6-9 Yugra State University hosted the International symposium “Multidisciplinary experimental research of mire ecosystems and climate change in Western Siberia”. Scientists from Moscow State University, Siberian Branch RAS and University of Orleans, France participated in this event. All of them are involved in the e...


In its fourth call for proposals, NordForsk’s Nordic Health and Welfare Programme invites applications that utilise Nordic register data to answer research questions addressing grand societal challenges relating to health and welfare. A total of NOK 67 million is available for research projects, and the application deadline i...

Plasma Research and Education Center (REC Plasma) was opened at Petrozavodsk State University in the fall 2002. It brought together local research teams that focus on problems of fundamental physics. Now the Plasma Center unites scholars and researchers from all over the world. It is always open to new projects and collaborat...



The Arctic Science Summit Week 2017 will be held in Prague 31 March - 7 April 2017. Call for sessions for the science symposium is open now, you can submit your proposals following this link. Session proposal can be submitted until 30 June 2016.



On 1 June 2016, the European Commission and the European External Action Service organized in Brussels an outreach seminar dedicated to the revamped EU Arctic policy. The University of the Arctic attended the event in its capacity as an observer in the Arctic Council. The new EU policy document (Joint Communication) was publi...