The EU H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) Transnational Access Call is open for projects taking place between March 2019 and April 2020.  

The UArctic Chair Jeff Welker's food web program on Polar Bears is featured in Arctic Today, sharing that high PFAS levels found in Barents Sea polar bears. This collaborative program lead by Jeff's Norwegian colleagues has been underway for many years and it reflects the breadth of the Chairship & research program.  In...


The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national partners invite the Arctic research community to the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2018) to be held in Ottawa, Canada from December 10-14, 2018. Abstracts addressing all fields of Arctic research are now being accepted until September 7, 2018.

The three- to four-month position is open to US scholars in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, and will be located in Norway. Application deadline: 1 August 2018.


Bowhead whales are the marine mammals most vulnerable to disruption from increased ship traffic in waters off Alaska, a new study has concluded. Across the Arctic, narwhals are the most vulnerable. [Original article, Heather McFarland, UAF]

The workshop is organized by the Jean-Monnet Project GRASS – EU governance of natural resources: geopolitics, regions and sectors, and by CBHE Erasmus+ project SUNRAISE – Sustainable Natural Resource Use in Arctic and High Mountainous Areasand will take place at the Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St. Petersburg...


Arctic Circle Assembly participants are invited to attend the final of the Mon projet nordique competition, which brings together six PhD students from Québec (Canada) and six international PhD students. The final of the contest will be organized on October 19-21, 2018 in Reykjavik, Iceland.




Advanced Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements. Applicant Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientif...