The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), the Finnish Environment Institute (Syke) and the Arctic Center of the University of Lapland will organize a national snow seminar on November 1, 2023 at the Finnish Meteorological Institute in Kumpula, Helsinki.
Museum leader Dr. Jelena Porsanger and the Sámiid Vuorká-Dávvirat (the Sámi Museum in Karasjok as a part of the broader RiddoDuottarMuseat association) alongside Matthew Magnani, University of Maine, created a virtual exhibition on the return of Indigenous cultural heritage in Sápmi.
In the late summer of 2019, Hans Bernstein received word that there would be funding available to arrange a workshop focusing on biotechnology – his main area of interest and expertise. This would become the first in a series of UArctic Seminars; events designed to break barriers and bring together experts who would not norma...
PEOPLE 2023 International Conference was successfully held on August 7-11 in Montreal, Canada and online. The conference hosted 210 presentations from diverse disciplines from 20 countries and 42 technical sessions in 21 themes.
Glen Coutts, professor of applied visual arts education at the University of Lapland, and vice-lead of the Thematic Network on Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design (ASAD) has been re-elected as president of the International Society for Education through Art (InSEA) for a two-year term of 2023–2025.
Many UArctic Thematic Networks, individuals with UArctic affiliation and member institutions are organizing or involved in sessions at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavík on October 19-21. Here are some highlights from the program that relate to core UArctic activities.