22.5.2017 News

Arja Rautio as University of the Arctic new Vice-President Research

The University of Oulu have renewed an agreement with the University of the Arctic (UArctic) to host both the Thematic Networks and Research Liaison Office, and the position of Vice-President Resea

1.10.2015 News

SAVE THE DATE: Fulbright Arctic Symposium, Oulu, Finland, February 11, 2016

The international cohort of Arctic researchers participating in the Fulbright Arctic Initiative (FAI) Program w

4.6.2015 News

The ICCH16 congress will focus on human health and well-being in the Arctic and northern areas

16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health – Focus on Future health and well-being will be held at June 8-12, 2015 in Oulu, Finland.

20.2.2015 News

Arctic Human Development Report II has been published

Arctic Human Development Report: Regional Processes and Global Linkages (AHDR II) has been published and can be downloaded for free at

16.12.2014 News

ThuleDP is now AURORA DP – A doctoral programme with the heart in the North

In the autumn 2014, the Board of ThuleDP launched an open call for name proposals to emphasize the northern and arctic core of the DP.

1.12.2014 News

Registration to the 16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health is open

Registration has been opened at the ICCH16 web site

3.10.2014 News

Abstract submission for the International Congress on Circumpolar Health is opened

See the call for abstracts and more information at the ICCH16 web site.

20.5.2014 News

Climate change can lead to release of contaminants that pose risks to human health

Research Professor Arja Rautio describes findings of the Arcrisk, a four year (2009-2013) EU funded project, in the interview by SciencePoles.

7.3.2014 News

Main results of Arcrisk project

Main results of Arcrisk project were presented in Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromso, Norway in January.

7.3.2014 News

Researchers discussed health in winter cities

Researchers discussed health in winter cities. Living in cold climate is studied in a project called Health on thin ice, which held its project meeting in February in Luleå .

2.1.2014 News

Congress web pages has been published for the 16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

Web pages has been published for the16th International Congress on Circumpolar Health, which will be arranged in Oulu and Rokua, Finland on 8 – 12 June, 2015.  Read more in

18.3.2013 News

Arja Rautio's interview about chemical pollutants

Research Professor Arja Rautio was interviewed for a magazine about chemical pollutants in the Arctic and the EU-funded project ArcRisk studying the health risks of people living in the Ar

1.10.2012 News

Successful workshop on new Arctic Health and Well-being PhD program held in Oulu

The first planning workshop on the new PhD program on Arctic Health and Well-being was held in Oulu, Finland in August 23 -24, 2012.