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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.

24.9.2013 News

The first CEE Innovation grant has been awarded

The 1st CEE innovation Grant was granted to Adj. Prof. Tapio Fabritius from the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu.

13.8.2013 News

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open 1st August – 30th September

The INTERACT project under EU FP7 has a Transnational Access program that offers access to 20 research stations in the northernmost Europe and Russian Federation.

27.5.2013 News

CEE Innovation Grant, call for applications

Call for applications CEE opens its 1st call for applications to receive the CEE Innovation Grant. Deadline for proposals is June 19th, 2013.

17.4.2013 News

Doctoral program's travel grants 2013

Thule Institute’s Doctoral Program has awarded the following travel grants for its doctoral students:

11.4.2013 News

Ympäristöalan COST ACTION kokoontui Oulussa

Ympäristötietotaloon kokoontui 4.– 5. huhtikuuta seitsemästätoista Euroopan maasta ekologeja, yhteiskuntatieteilijöitä ja metsäntutkijoita SensFor COST -tapaamiseen.

31.1.2013 News

European Commission approved preparatory project for EU Arctic Information Centre

The European Commission has selected a consortium led by the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, to carry out an one million euro project to produce a “Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment o

22.1.2013 News

Doctoral Program's travel grants 2013

Thule Institute’s Doctoral Program has awarded the following travel grants for its doctoral students: