Arctic Strategy Event: University of the Arctic and its thematic networks a platform for Arctic cooperation

If you are interested to learn about the University of the Arctic (UArctic), the network of almost 200 universities and research institutions around the Circumpolar World and beyond, please join us in the Arctic Strategy Event on February 13, at 13.00 – 15.00 at Stage, Tellus. The event is held in English and open to everyone.

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Venue location

Stage, Tellus Linnanmaa and Zoom

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The event is organized as hybrid and can be joined via Zoom: Click here to join!

In the event UArctic Vice-President Networks Kirsi Latola presents the UArctic, what it is and how it operates and what role University of Oulu has in it. Specific focus will be in thematic networks, which are key frameworks for joint education, research and knowledge sharing within UArctic. University of Oulu is leading and has members in several thematic networks, and in this event you will hear more about their collaboration and joint activities.


13.00 University of the Arctic and its thematic networks, VP Networks Kirsi Latola


13.30 Thematic Network on Health and Wellbeing in the Arctic, Vice-Lead Anna Rönkä, post-doctoral researcher, The Values, Ideologies and Social Contexts of Education Unit

13.50 Thematic Network on Northern Tourism, Professor Jarkko Saarinen, the Geography Research Unit

14.10 Thematic Network on Managing Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in the North, Director Matti Muhos, Kerttu Saalasti Institute

14.30 Thematic Network on Arctic Space Hub, Lead Eija Tanskanen, Director, Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory


15.00 Closing

Last updated: 3.2.2023