Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Extractive Industries, has been selected for the 2017-2018 Nansen visiting professorship. The position is located at the University of Akureyri and is awarded to individuals (academic or researcher) to conduct their research on Arctic issues of common int...

An international conference for polar libraries is coming in June 2018 to Rovaniemi, Finland.The Polar Libraries Colloquy is organized by Lapland University Consortium Library and University of Lapland.

As part of the 10th Polar Law Symposium in Rovaniemi (Nov 13-14), bringing together over 100 participants discussing multifaceted Arctic legal and societal themes, the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law organized a panel on Sacred Natural Sites. The panel was held to celebrate a new book "Experiencing and Protecting Sacre...

Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) announces two awards supported by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation: the 2018 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research, and W. Garfield Weston Awards for Northern Research and Northern Archaeological Research. Deadline: January 31, 2018.

The new portal at congress.uarctic.org will be continuously updated with new information as we get closer to the second UArctic Congress, organized in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on September 3-7, 2018.

The 2017 ARCUS Annual Meeting will be held in conjunction with the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is scheduled for Wednesday, 13 December 2017 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Central Time). All ARCUS members and any others interested in Arctic research are invited to participate.

Interreg Nord 2014-2020

Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Interreg V A Nord is a EU-program supporting cross-border cooperation in order to strengthen the economic and social development

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the next Arctic Research Seminar Series event featuring Courtney Carothers (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and Laura Zanotti (Purdue University), to be held in the ARCUS D.C. office on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST. This seminar will also be ava...

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is seeking individuals and organizations to provide abstracts, organize sessions and submit posters that will encourage a dialogue on Arctic biodiversity at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress 2018. Deadline: March 30, 2018.

The 2017 Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference brings together academia, policy-makers and other stakeholders to discuss pressing Arctic issues and ways to build a sustainable future through circumpolar cooperation. Several UArctic representatives are also panelists or speakers in the conference and its side events.


The theme of the 2017 Relate North symposium and exhibition is "Art and Design for Education and Sustainability", emphasizing the collaboration between academic institutions, communities and business. The symposium takes place at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland on Nov 9-13, 2017.