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6.7.2020 News

The call for proposals for international networking actions in the Arctic research 2/2020

Targeted call for Early stage researchers’ networking actions in the Arctic research, especially

18.6.2020 News

EU-PolarNet Webinar on Integrated Polar Research Programme - recording available

The EU-PolarNet Webinar "Stronger together: European cooperation for Polar science and society - The Integrated European Polar Research Programme" was held on June 11th.

17.6.2020 News

Networking with Arctic Attitude

When living in the North and the Arctic, one of the secrets to success is doing things together. That is the case in Arctic research too. Through common actions, there is a chance to achieve benefits that would not necessarily be possible or even make sense for an individual researcher or a research group. At the same time, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research is promoted.

15.6.2020 News

One Arctic, One Health Fact Sheet published

The One Health project is led by the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council and now is in its third Chairmanship cycle under the leadership of the United States, Canada, and Finland. The One Arctic, One Health Fact Sheet is now published.

15.6.2020 News

Researchers moved online

An article from ArcticFinland focusses on how Arctic research has moved online in response to COVID-19.

12.6.2020 News

Biodiversity and Human Health: What's a holistic approach to good health?

Good health is not the mere absence of diseases. It is the result of a complex interplay between factors influencing our daily lives and the surrounding environment. However, increased human activities resulting in the loss of natural habitats imperil both healthy ecosystems and healthy humans. 

9.6.2020 News

Postponement of UArctic Congress to May 2021

UArctic Congress takes place in Reykjavik, Iceland in May 2021 in conjunction with the Arctic Council Ministerial. Exact dates to be announced soon.

9.6.2020 News

Two post-doctoral positions open in the Arctic Centre

The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland is seeking to fill two post-doctoral research positions that will address decadal to centennial changes in Arctic climate and biodiversity, including social-ecological feedbacks and drivers.

20.5.2020 News

One Health Master's Degree Program now available online

University of Alaska Fairbanks One Health Team wants to reach out with a program opportunity for students that want to deepen their understanding of One Health and incorporate the paradigm and problem-solving skills into their future careers. 

8.5.2020 News

A new webinar series: INTERACT Stories of Arctic Science and Stations

Join the webinar on Tuesday afternoons at 14-15 CEST to hear captivating stories about Arctic research stations and science done at them with support from INTERACT Trans-National Access. The first webinar is on Tue 12 May. 

25.2.2020 News

UArctic Congress Youth Panel

What would you do if you were in charge? The Arctic Youth Network has partnered with the UArctic Congress 2020 to bring together a panel to participate in a plenary session on youth: how youth see the future of the Arctic, what they think should be done, and how they would do it were they in a position of power.

25.2.2020 News

INTERACT Trans-national Access Call is open until 31st March to 10 new stations in INTERACT III

The EU-H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) opens a call for research groups to apply for Trans-national Access to 10 new research stations offering TA in INTERACT III. The stations included in the call are located in Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Russia, Svalbard, and USA.

16.12.2019 News

Celebrating the first 25 years of the European Polar Board, 1995-2020

Throughout 2020, the European Polar Board (EPB) celebrates its 25th Anniversary. During the year, several activities and events are planned to be held at major international Antarctic and Arctic research and policy meetings, details of which will be released via the EPB website and other channels.

26.11.2019 News

Report on Understanding the Bottlenecks in Cross-Border Research

A report entitled "Scientific Cooperation within the Arctic: Understanding the Bottlenecks in Cross-Border Research" based on the UArctic Survey "Potentials and expectations of the Agreement on Enhancing Arctic Scientific Cooperation" is now available.

13.11.2019 News

UArctic Congress 2020 Call for Session Proposals

We welcome proposals for sessions to be held either during the UArctic Congress program dates on October 6–7 or during a joint day with the Arctic Circle Assembly on Oct 8.

8.11.2019 News

UArctic Congress 2020 takes place in Reykjavik, Iceland from Oct 5-8, 2020

UArctic Congress 2020 takes places in Reykjavik, Iceland from Oct 5-8, 2020 hosted by all UArctic higher education members in Iceland. The event is part of Iceland’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council and organized in conjunction with the Arctic Circle Assembly.

9.10.2019 News

Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference enhances dialogue about climate change

The international Arctic Spirit Conference will take place on November 12th-13th in Rovaniemi, Finland. The theme of this year’s conference is climate change and the future generations. The goal of the event is to enhance dialogue between researchers, youth and decision makers.

7.10.2019 News

International Arctic School - Winter 2020

The Winter School, hosted by the Harbin Institute of Technology, will be held by the International Arctic School, HIT (IAS HIT) on the topic of “To understand: Arctic Environment and Ecosystem” in Harbin, China, January 5-12, 2020

24.9.2019 News

One Health, One Future Conference 2020

The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists, healthcare professionals, educators, students, policy makers, and community stakeholders to learn about the latest advances in One Health research. The conference will take place on March 11-14, 2020, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

22.8.2019 News

The Arctic Five presents: Challenges in times of change - Current research on ecology, sea and climate in the Arctic

Science lunch online seminar "Challenges in times of change - Current research on ecology, sea and climate in the Arctic" from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.

Follow the broadcast live here (in English), on August 27, at 12:00-13:00 Swedish time (CEST), 13:00-14:00 Finnish time.

13.8.2019 News

The call for INTERACT Transnational and Remote Access is now open

INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic), funded by the EU-H2020, has a call for research groups to apply for transnational access to 42 research stations across the arctic, northern alpine and forest areas in Europe, Russia and North-America.

30.7.2019 News

One Arctic - One Health: Project Report

The One Arctic - One Health report is a summary of the Finnish activities and achievements in the One Arctic - One Health project during the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. The main actions included the One Arctic - One Health conference in Oulu, establishment of the TremArctic network, and two published Systematic Review papers and manuscripts.  The report of all activities of the One Health project (2017-2019) led by Finland, U.S. and Canada is available in the SDWG website.

29.4.2019 News

ArcI International Visit Grant programme

Researchers/collaborators of the University of Oulu  are invited to apply for visit grants for international research visits. Especially, the emphasis is on the visits strongly related to the Arctic research and focus on ArcI research themes.