The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), invites Early Career Scientists (ECS) to apply for the 2019 IASC Fellowship Program.






"Food (in)Security in the Arctic: Contribution of Traditional and Local Food to promote Food Security with Particular Reference to the European High North” project team has gathered on 11th of October 2018 at Arctic Research Centre (Arcum) at Umeå University, Sweden. This was the second workshop in which participants discusse...


Universities around the Arctic celebrate the beginning of each academic year as a time of joy, anticipation, reflection and inspiration. This year, the University of Oulu had a series of speakers and presentations as part of the ceremony, the full program can be found here. The event started with a welcoming by Rector Niinimä...

According to new research of the UArctic Chair Jeffrey Welker and co-authors, the High Arctic has the most extreme conditions of the Northern Hemisphere, with areas such as Svalbard, having total darkness, “Polar Night” lasting for over 60 days each winter, reaching temperatures as low as -40C/-40F.  These extreme winter cond...