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25.11.2016 News

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for 2017 and 2018

The EU H2020 funded INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) project opens a call for research groups to appl

6.10.2016 News

SubZero Collective‘s traveling exhibition at Tellus Innovation Arena

The exhibition “Visualizing Environmental Change“, produced by the

2.9.2016 News

INTERACT –The Success Story Continues

The International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic (INTERACT) was recently granted 10 M€ from the EU H2020 framework programme.

6.6.2016 News

International conference on cold regions ISCORD in Oulu on 2019

University of Oulu has been nominated to the organizer of the next International Symposium on Cold Regions Development together with RIL - Finnish Association of Civil Engineers.

16.5.2016 News

Professorship in Arctic Research combined with the post of Vice President of Research of the University of the Arctic

Professorship in Arctic Research combined with the post of Vice President of Research of the University of the Arctic

13.5.2016 News

Thule Institute's Annual Report 2015

Thule Institute's Annual Report 2015 is available here.

30.3.2016 News

The UArctic Research Infrastructure Catalogue now available online

The Research Infrastructure Catalogue is free online database for searching and identifying research infrastructures and facilities located at and operated by UArctic member institutions.

15.2.2016 News

Aurora DP now in Facebook

The Facebook page of Aurora DP is now available for instant messaging and communication at https://www.facebook.com/Auror

15.1.2016 News

New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results.

14.12.2015 News

Registration for the Fulbright Arctic Symposium is now open

Registration is open until January 31, 2016. The symposium will be held at the Saalastinsali Hall, University of Oulu, Finland on 11th February, 2016.

2.12.2015 News

Thule Science Days 2015 Abstract book published

Thule Science Days 2015 Abstract book has been published (PDF file). Download the book from the Thule Institute's E-publications page.

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.