The Arctic Circle Secretariat is now accepting proposals for Breakout Sessions at the Arctic Circle Assembly to be held October 19-21, 2018, in Reykjavík, Iceland. Submissions will be accepted until 25 May, 2018.

Laval University is encouraging interested students to apply for the Sentinel North International School: Shedding Light on Arctic Marine Ecosystem Services. The school will be held July 12-24 in Baffin Bay, Nunavut aboard the CCGS Amundsen Icebreaker. The application deadline is 28 January, 2018.  

The Russian-British workshop took place at Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, UK. This event was organized by UArctic research office within the project “Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network” to deepen existing links between educational and research institutions in both countries. 

Northern (Arctic) Federal University invites you to participate in the expedition project "Arctic Floating University 2018". Arctic Floating University was established in 2012 to unite science and education on the territory of the Arctic region and its objectives are to preserve the Arctic environment and to ensure the sustai...

The Arctic region is like a real-time laboratory for climate change – the sensitive northern climate reacts first to changes and foreshadows changes to come elsewhere in the world. This is why Arctic research is important. The results of such research have already brought changes for the better.



The International Conference on Emerging Contaminants is a biennial conference series that has provided an excellent forum for presenting the latest research on all aspects related to emerging contaminants across all environmental compartments since 2007. The event will take place in Oslo, Norway from June 25-28th, 2018.  

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 European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 brings together geoscientists from all over the world. It will be held in Vienna, Austria from April 8-13 and will cover all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences.

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2018 to new project proposals. Deadline for sending in proposals is 1 March 2018.


Durham University is pleased to announce a new doctoral training centre – the Durham Arctic Research Centre for Training and Interdisciplinary Collaboration (DurhamARCTIC) – that will fund 15 doctoral students pursuing degrees on Arctic-related topics. The application deadline for the Autumn 2018 cohort is 2 February 2018.