Arctic Centre is a national and international hub of Arctic research and expertize. Besides multidisciplinary research it focuses in active science communications, societal interaction and runs a science center.
Arctic Centre, established 1989, is a research institute at the University of Lapland. It has a personnel of about 60-70, including reseachers, science communications, science centre and administration.
Multidisciplinary Arctic reseach operates under five groups, each led by a research professor: global change, sustainable development, Arctic governance, Arctic anthropology, Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law.
Arctic Centre has a number of national and international expert tasks. Science communication runs ArcticFinland.fi website and science centre has over 100 000 visitors annually. There is also an Arctic library.
Arktikum House has facilities for meetings, seminars and conferences.
|Institution||University of Lapland|
|Infrastructure type||Research centre/institute|
Political science and civics
Sociology and cultural studies
|Language of operation||Finnish
|Keywords||governanceglobal changesustainable developmentArctic Lawantropologyscience communications|
General contacts: Markku Heikkilä, Head of science communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358404844300
Research contacts: Timo Koivurova, Director, email@example.com, +358405519522