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.


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.

The second newsletter of the Thematic Network on Teacher Education features upcoming events and reports from their recent activities, such as establishing a UNESCO UNITWIN network and organizing a panel discussion on Arctic pedagogy. Read the newsletter here.