Warming of the Arctic threatens the provision of key ecosystem services that rely on fundamental water, carbon and nutrient processes. This jeopardise traditional cultures and livelihoods and tourism. Understanding the global changes in the North and dealing with it in sustainable ways is important globally and crucial for Finland.
Join the Arctic action – application open for students until 17th August for Arctic Expedition 2018 in Finland!
The Arctic is a unique region with many faces: It is a livelihood, a home for both human beings and animals, a versatile cultural community, and a fragile natural environment. It is also fertile ground for new business opportunities.
The lecture halls of the Linnanmaa campus area will be buzzling with crowds in just few weeks, when the University of Oulu hosts the UArctic Congress 2018 on 3-6 September. After that the congress travels to Helsinki for the 7th September, to be hosted by the University of Helsinki. The congress week will bring together 540 participants from 28 countries, of which 430 participants are expected to Oulu.
Geography Research Unit and Department of Cultural Anthropology are co-organizing UArctic Congress side event Career Strategies for Early Career Scholars: CVs, Cover Letters and The Job Search on September 3rd, 2018 in Oulu. Deadline for applications is on August 24th.
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and UArctic are jointly organising a science communication workshop in connection with the UArctic Congress 2018 in Oulu, September 3-6
Do you want to be part of the UArctic Congress 2018 in Oulu, September 3-6? Participating as a volunteer you will get a chance to meet and network with established members in the Arctic research community, get free conference registration and a written certification of your work.
Yesterday, Thule Institute opened ArcticCube at Tellus International Avenue for the
The European Polar Board (EPB) and EU-PolarNet are pleased to announce the launch of the Eu
The ArcticCube opening event will take place at the Tellus Innovation Arena (Stage & Cube) on Wed 4th April at 13:00-1
Thule Institute has opened an ArcticCube at the Tellus Innovation Arena, in the heart of the University of Oulu's Linnanmaa campus
The Model Arctic Council 2018 coordinating committee announces that it has extended the deadline for applications to the Model Arctic Council 2018 in Rovaniemi to March 18, 2018.
UArctic and the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) are pleased to announce an opportunity for students from UArctic member institutions in Arctic States to participate in the 4th Korea Arctic Academy in Korea - a 10 day study program in July 5-14, 2018 at KMI together with students from Korean universities.
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.
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.
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.
Kirsi Latola elected to the chair of European Polar Board
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.
The University of Oulu is targeting strategic support to 12 research projects in the University’s two out of five strategi
INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for projects taking place between March 2018 and April 2019
The science section of the UArctic Congress will start in Oulu Sept 5 an
The annual review 2016 of the Thule Institute is available here (pdf).
Based on the presentations fro
The University of Oulu is preparing to host a major scientific event nex