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.

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.