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...
June 2015 the UArctic Council approved applications for the establishment of six new Thematic Networks, including “Working in the Arctic" initiated by Russian UArctic members. Natalya Simonova and Jana Korneeva, researchers from the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, NArFU, share their experience. The interview was publish...
The application deadline for the PhD course "Resource development versus other community sustainability options?" is June 15. The course is organized by the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries, and it takes place Aug 29 to Sept 4, 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
"Arctic Floating University", joint scientific and educational project implemented by NArFU anв Northern Branch of RosHydroMet, supported by the Russian Geographical Society started its eighth Arctic expedition.
The final stage of the youth project contest "Discover the Arctic" was held at Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Russia) in the framework of the all-Russian conference "The Arctic as a national megaproject: personnel and research support"
The document on the establishment of National Arctic Research and Education Consortium was signed June 6, 2016 at all-Russian conference "The Arctic as a national megaproject: personnel and research support" hold at Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Russia).
On August 17-18, 2016, the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland will organize a seminar “New Forms of Law and Governance for and from the Arctic”, which will look at research approaches to explore the role of law and other institutions in governance of natural resources in the Arctic. [link]
Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University has announced plans to establish the number of scientific vehicle testing facilities for the Arctic zone of Russia. According to plan NEFU will lead experimental methods and tests of modern technologies.
The Prime Minister’s Office of Finland will organise a Nordic seminar Arctic Expertise in Nordic Cooperation (NordArc2016) at the House of the Estates in Helsinki on 5 September 2016. The high-level event for invited Nordic researchers, political decision-makers and public servants will be conducted in English.
The annual travelling symposium Calotte Academy began this year its tour with a session held in Rovaniemi on the 30th of May. This year’s conference takes an explicit focus on resilience related to sustainable development in globalization, particularly the globalized Arctic.
Finland's former Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen, a Friend of UArctic, has been received the Arctic Hero prize during the High North Dialogue meeting at Nord University in Bodø, Norway. Lipponen remarked, "This is my Nobel prize" on receiving the award. [Source: High North News, in Norwegian].