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1.2.2018 News

UArctic Congress 2018 Call for Abstracts is open

The Call for Abstracts for the UArctic Congress 2018 is open until March 16, 2018. Submissions are welcome to more than fifty science sessions that take place during the congress, which is held in Oulu on September 3-6 and concluding in Helsinki on September 7, 2018.

University of Oulu that is a local host of the UArctic Congress 2018, along with the University of Helsinki, welcomes you to northern Finland to attend high-level scientific presentations and discussions on cross-cutting and contemporary issues that also have a strong societal relevance.

Visit the UArctic Congress 2018 webpages to learn more about the event and to submit your abstract.

11.1.2018 News

The Earth’s rotation pushes poisons to the north

The Arctic region is like a real-time laboratory for climate change – the sensitive northern climate reacts first to changes and foreshadows changes to come elsewhere in the world. This is why Arctic research is important. The results of such research have already brought changes for the better.

2.1.2018 News

UArctic Congress publication the leading download in 2017

The UArctic Congress 2016 proceedings entitled The Interconnected Arctic, has been named by Springer as one of its top downloaded publications of 2017 with over 24,000 downloads, compared to the average of 7,000 downloads for similar titles.

27.11.2017 News

Kirsi Latola elected to the chair of European Polar Board

Kirsi Latola elected to the chair of European Polar Board

8.11.2017 News

Strategic research projects are introduced in a research seminar on 20.-21. November, 2017 at Tellus Innovation Arena

Strategic research projects in the University’s focus areas of research, “Creating sustainability by materials and systems” and “Earth and near-space system and environmental change” will be introduced in a research seminar on 20. – 21. November at Tellus Innovation Arena at the University of Oulu.

19.10.2017 News

9 doctoral student positions open and a research seminar and workshop 20 -21 November, 2017

The University of Oulu is targeting strategic support to 12 research projects in the University’s two out of five strategi

19.9.2017 News

INTERACT Transnational Access Call open for projects taking place between March 2018 and April 2019

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for projects taking place between March 2018 and April 2019

11.8.2017 News

UArctic Congress 2018: Call for Session Proposals

The science section of the UArctic Congress will start in Oulu Sept 5 an

4.8.2017 News

Thule Institute annual review 2016

The annual review 2016 of the Thule Institute is available here (pdf).

29.6.2017 News

University of Oulu prepares to host UArctic Congress 2018

The University of Oulu is preparing to host a major scientific event nex

22.6.2017 News

Björn Klöve as Thule Institute's new director

 Professor Björn Klöve is named as the director of the Thule Institute beginning from 1st June, 2017.

2.6.2017 News

Nine Postdoctoral positions open in the Thule Institute’s projects

Nine postdoctoral positions are open for 2-3 years (maximum until the end of the year 2020).

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

12.5.2017 News

NOW OPEN: Internal call for proposals for the development of Doctoral training activities

The Technology and Natural Sciences Doctoral Programme (TNS-DP) has opened the second call for funding proposals for the development of doctoral training activities to be used during the year 2017.

3.2.2017 News

EU-PolarNet newsletter January 2017

The EU-PolarNet newsletter gives an overview on what year 2017 will bring to the EU-PolarNet consortium. It provides news on European polar research, upcoming events and much more.

14.12.2016 News

Summary of the Thule Institute 20th Anniversary Science Seminar

Video greeting of the University of the Arctic's President Lars Kullerud and keynote speeches of Jorma Kangas and Kari Strand and a photo album of the event are now available at 

25.11.2016 News

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for 2017 and 2018

The EU H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) project opens a call for research groups to appl

6.10.2016 News

SubZero Collective‘s traveling exhibition at Tellus Innovation Arena

The exhibition “Visualizing Environmental Change“, produced by the

2.9.2016 News

INTERACT –The Success Story Continues

The International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic (INTERACT) was recently granted 10 M€ from the EU H2020 framework programme.

6.6.2016 News

International conference on cold regions ISCORD in Oulu on 2019

University of Oulu has been nominated to the organizer of the next International Symposium on Cold Regions Development together with RIL - Finnish Association of Civil Engineers.

16.5.2016 News

Professorship in Arctic Research combined with the post of Vice President of Research of the University of the Arctic

Professorship in Arctic Research combined with the post of Vice President of Research of the University of the Arctic