UArctic wishes happy holidays to our members, partners and friends around the world! The International Secretariat will be closed until January 2. We look forward to seeing you all at the UArctic Congress 2018!

Marjo Lindroth, a postdoctoral researcher from Arctic Centre, University of Lapland visited Ilisimatusarfik/the University of Greenland in Nuuk and Ilulissat in Greenland.

UiT The Arctic University of Norway has a PhD position vacant from January, 2018 for applicants who wish to obtain the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD). The position is attached to the Faculty of Science and Technology. The appointment is for a period of four years. Link to posting.

The proceedings of the UArctic Congress 2016, The Interconnected Arctic, has been named by Springer as one of its top downloaded publications of 2017 with over 24,000 downloads, compared to the average of 7,000 downloads for similar titles.

The theme of the 2018 edition is “Arctic Development: In Theory & In Practice”. Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2018 (250-400 words). Draft papers should be sent in by 15 June 2018 (4000-6000 words).

The second LIFE conference, organized by the University of Lapland and VisitEDUfinn, takes place January 16-20, 2018 in Rovaniemi, Finland. Throughout the event you will hear from experts on various aspects of Finnish education and their latest research and ideas, and school visits enable you to see the Finnish education syst...

The University of the Arctic Research Office invites British researchers to take part in the international workshop within the project “Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network”, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the UK Embassy in Russia.

The ARTEK International Conference 2018 (May 1-3, 2018 in Sisimiut, Greenland) offers an opportunity to present, discuss and exchange ideas and experiences on how to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain transportation infrastructure in cold regions. Deadline for abstracts has been extended to January 15, 2018.

The Calotte Academy 2018 ‘Discourses on the Arctic – (inter)disciplinary theories and methods of Arctic research’ will be organized in June 4-10, 2018 (tbc) in Rovaniemi, Salla and Inari, Finland; Kirkenes and Neiden, Norway; Apatity, Lovozero and Murmansk, Russia. Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2018.

CAFF and IASC, in partnership with APECS, are looking for two CAFF-IASC Fellows in this inaugural year. Fellows will identify a joint area of interest and expertise, participate in and contribute to CAFF’s work, and produce some culminating output. Application deadline: 15 Dec 2017 at 23:59 GMT.