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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Professor Arleigh Reynolds, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at University of Alaska Fairbanks, shared a moving story at the One Arctic, One Health conference about George Attla, whose actions and example left a great mark in small Alaska Native communities.
The One Arctic - One Health Conference was arranged on February 7-9, 2019, in Oulu, Finland, gathering together researchers from the whole Circumpolar area. The conference was very successful joining about 100 participants from 11 different countries.
Warming of the Arctic threatens the populations and environment in the circumpolar regions, and provision of key ecosystem services that rely on fundamental water, carbon and nutrient processes.
Thule -instituutin johtaja Arja Rautio valottaa vastikään ilmestyneessä Oulun yliopiston Science with Arctic Attitude -blogin postauksessaan ikiroudan sulamisen aiheuttamia potentiaalisia terveysriskejä ja niiden tutkimusta.
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