The lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Desing (ASAD) Timo Jokela, has received the Edwin Ziegfeld Award in honour of his work as a reformer in art and design education.
The first working day of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2019, May 22, began with meetings of working groups covering five important areas of scientific activities: issues related to changes in atmosphere, cryosphere, hydrosphere and terrestrial ecosystems of the Arctic, as well as human life and activities in the Arctic.
Governments, universities, companies, research institutions, organizations and associations have until June 1 to submit Breakout Session Proposals. The Arctic Circle Assembly 2019 will be organized October 10-13 in Reykjavík, Iceland.
This event will bring together and engage representatives from various stakeholder groups and sectors, including the mining industry, indigenous peoples, government, and civil society organizations – with experiences and examples shared also from other regions in the Arctic (Canada, Sweden, Norway, Greenland). The panel discu...
The workshop was held on 13th-14th May in Luleå, Sweden. As a result, curriculum of the joint online master course was finalised. The follow-up project gained funding and is to be started in the autumn.
The project Partnership for Sustainability: Arctic Tourism in Times of Change of the UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Tourism develops sustainability of Arctic tourism. The project is funded from the Nordic Council of Ministers' Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018-2021.
"Visually Provoking: Dissertations in Art Education" is a dynamic collection of visually oriented research about current doctoral studies from international art educators in Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Portugal, Spain, and the United States of America.
UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) has published a new peer-reviewed book “Relate North: Art and Design for Education for Sustainability" edited by Timo Jokela and Glen Coutts, published by the Lapland University Press.
Many migratory waterfowl have evolved to synchronize periods of peak nutrient demand, often breeding, with periods of high resource availability. Climate change is creating phenological mismatches between herbivores and their plant resources throughout the Arctic.
The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College invites applications for an Evans Family Professorship, to be filled at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, in Arctic ice, climate, and energy.
Bringing a close to Finland's successful chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Ministerial meeting in Rovaniemi on May 7 also highlighted the successful cooperation with UArctic on the Education priority during the chairmanship period.
The Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) project "Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in the Arctic", coordinated by UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education, was concluded in the ministerial meeting of Arctic Council on 7th May, 2019 in Rovaniemi.