Arctic Project Clustering Call

Fri, Jan 29, 2021
The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme, in collaboration with the European Regional Development Fund’s Interreg programme, invites applications for its Arctic project clustering call. The clustering call for project applications is open from 15th January to 31st March 2021.



The material for this perspective was generated during the EcoTech4CCU: Biotechnology for Carbon Capture and Utilization from Ecosystem Inspired Solutions workshop sponsored through The University of the Arctic (UArctic) and hosted by the Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy (ARC) at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway on O...

The Government of Iceland in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers host the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region in connection with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The Symposium has been rescheduled to take place online on 2-4 March and 8-9 March 2021 due to CO...



In memoriam: O.W. Heal

Mon, Jan 25, 2021
One of the originators of the idea of the University of the Arctic, O.W. Heal (Bill), has sadly passed away on Jan 17, 2021.

UNESCO and the Scottish Government with the support of the UK Permanent Delegation to UNESCO organise the virtual event: Indigenous Languages: Thriving in a Digital Age on Thursday, 28 January 2021 at 16:00 – 17:30 (GMT).

UArctic Thematic Networks Office welcomes new Thematic Networks proposal by February 28th 2021 to be endorsed for a provisional year by the UArctic Assembly in May 2021. Minimum requirement of partners is three UArctic member organisations (including host organization), it is encouraged though to build a diverse Circumpolar N...


The fourth session of the Arctic Youth Network Webinar Series will explore the biodiversity of Arctic flora and fauna as well as traditional conservation and land-use practices through youth perspectives. The webinar will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 11:00-12:00 EST/GMT-5.

The Korea Polar Research Institute invites you to the 26th International Symposium on Polar Sciences (ISPS2021) which will take place in Incheon* (from September 27 to 29, 2021). With “Responding to Climate Crisis” as its overarching theme, ISPS2021 invites researchers to discuss how polar science and technology can contribut...

In late October last year, thirty students from Norway and Russia (UiT, MASU and PetrSU) participated in the first BANHE course excursion arranged and based at the UiT- The Arctic University of Norway’s campus in Kirkenes, Norway’s border town with Russia. Due to the ongoing Covid-19-pandemic, participants from Russian and Sw...

The Arctic Yearbook is calling for abstracts for its 2021 volume - the 10th anniversary edition. This year's theme is “Defining and Mapping the Arctic: Sovereignties, Policies and Perceptions”. Deadline for abstracts is March 1, 2021.