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2.12.2015 News

Arctic Side Event in Paris Climate Conference 2015

EU-PolarNet is hosting, together with the ICE-ARC and the

17.11.2015 News

New books about the Arctic has been published

Two great books about the Arctic has been published recently.

16.10.2015 News

Thule Science Days 2015 Program published

Thule Science Days 2015 Program has been published. The program is available here.

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

10.9.2015 News

Thule Science Days 2015 - Research on the Change in the North - Abstract submission deadline 9 October, 2015

Thule Science Days 2015 - Research on the Change in the North, is arranged on 27 -28 October in the Environmental Sciences Building (hall IT112), University of Oulu.

17.6.2015 News

The Academy of Finland granted over 1 million euros to smart energy research at the University of Oulu

Smart energy networks can in the future contribute to reducing the carbon footprint of energy generation.

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.

20.5.2015 News

EU boost for polar science

A new initiative to enhance the integration of Europe’s scientific and operational capabilities in the Polar Regions has been funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme.

20.5.2015 News

UArctic Day provided information about UArctic activities

The UArctic Day provided information about UArctic activities and introduced possibilities for research cooperation and education, and for student exchange.

2.4.2015 News

Kari Strand named as a new director of the Thule Institute

Research Professor Kari Strand is named as a new director of the Thule Institute  beginning from 1st April, 2015.

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

16.2.2015 News

Lunkka ja Strand Suomen IPCC-työryhmään

Ympäristöministeriö on asettanut kansallisen IPCC-työryhmän valmistelemaan Suomen osallistumista hallitusten välisen ilmastopaneelin IPCC:n toimintaan.

26.1.2015 News

Open position for a postdoctoral researcher

A position for a postdoctoral researcher for two years is open at the Thule Institute. The application period ends at 23.2.2015.

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.

9.12.2014 News

A roadmap to a smart Arctic specialisation published

In this project,  a vision of the future and a roadmap for maintaining and further developing Finnish arctic expertise has been introduced.

1.12.2014 News

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

Registration has been opened at the ICCH16 web site http://icch16.oulu.fi/registration

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.

19.9.2014 News

SUSTAINABILITY WEEKS 2014 - Finnish-Japanese Joint Symposium 5.-7.11.2014

SUSTAINABILITY WEEKS 2014 - Finnish-Japanese Joint Symposium Innovation and Well-being through Multidisciplinary Dialogue will be organised on 5th (Wed), 6th (Thu) and 7th (Fri) November, 2014 at t

16.9.2014 News

The EU in the Arctic, the Arctic in the EU

EUAIC seminar in Brussels. Photo: Kamil Jagodzinski, Arctic Centre

20.8.2014 News

Co-operation strengthens between the University of Oulu and the University of the Arctic

The University of the Arctic (UArctic) and the University of Oulu have agreed of new cooperation.

4.8.2014 News

Registration and Call for abstracts open to the Thule Seminar 2014

Thule Seminar and Workshop 2014 on Global Change and Communicating Science will be arranged on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 to Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Oulanka Research Station, Kuusamo.

24.6.2014 News

9th European Conference on Ecological Restoration

The Conference will be held during 4-8 August 2014 in Oulu. Read more..

21.10.2013 News

Selections for ThuleDP Doctoral student positions, starting in 2014

Thule Doctoral Programme (ThuleDP) received about 150 applications. ThuleDP Board have selected seven doctoral student for the positions, all starting in the beginning of 2014, as follows:

16.10.2013 News

Environmental impact assessment of large-scale industrial projects in Northern areas -symposium, 26th - 27th November, 2013

The symposium gathers researchers, representatives of business life, authorities, and students in the Environmental Sciences Building, Oulu.