Past4Future is organizing an Open Forum - Special Session on “Understand the Past - Prepare for the Future” on Thursday March 22nd, 2012, 10:30 - 12:00 at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences in Copenhagen, Denmark.
On the 15th of March, for the first time, the State Polar Academy granted three diplomas of Bachelors of Circumpolar Studies. Graduates Renata Kunitsa, Svetlana Moskvina and Irina Dondokova started studying at Bodø University college (nowadays University of Norland) in 2009. They completed all the core courses online and then...
New research conducted at University of Nordland (UiN) shows that
aquaculture salmon can become sustainable by replacing a major
proportion of fishmeal in salmon feed with vegetable raw materials and
bi-products from the fishing industry.For more information visit our website.Arne Finne, University of Nordland
On Feb 28-29, a business meeting was held at Nordland University
(Bodø, Norway) where an international project in the sphere of logistics
was planned. This co-project will be submitted to the programme of
cross-border cooperation “European neighbourhood and partnership
instrument – Kolarctic.” The project was discussed...
University rectors from northern Finland and northwest Russia gathered in Rovaniemi for two days to develop new forms of cooperation. Special attention
will focus on the development of joint master's programs in addition to
research, doctoral training and quality assurance.
A recent visit by a delegation of Arctic researchers from Russia’s
Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) has led to a new partnership
that will support more northern research and enriched Arctic program
options for University of Saskatchewan students.
The University of the Arctic is pleased to announce the first UArctic Master’s Endorsements. Granted for an initial four-year period (2012-2016), UArctic Master's Endorsement has been conferred to two multi-institutional, Arctic collaborative Master’s degree programmes: the Comparative Social Work programme led by the Univer...
UArctic President Lars Kullerud joined the staff of the International Secretariat for an annual staff retreat at Keropirtti in Pyhä, Finland. Vice-President Outi Snellman, Information Manager Scott Forrest, ULapland International Office Financial Secretary Jenni Sjöman, Communications Assistant Stina Roos, as well as incoming...
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Arctic Engineering graduate
student Ben Still is the recipient of the URS Arctic Engineering
Graduate Fellowship for the 2010-11 and the 2011-2012 academic years.
The total of $50,000 fellowship enables Ben to undertake research in
arctic engineering, work closely with faculty, gain...
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission visited Rovaniemi and the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland on Tuesday 6th March. She travelled together with Erkki Tuomioja, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs.
On 20-21 February 2012 the University of Tromsø hosted a task
group meeting under Kolarctic ENPI project “Coastal Environment,
Technologies and Innovation in the Arctic (CETIA)”. International
coordinators and lecturers from NArFU, University of Tromsø, Murmansk
State Humanities University and Murmansk State Technical U...
50 staff members from NArFU participate in the educational program
developed in cooperation with SKOLKOVO. Moscow School of Management
SKOLKOVO is a project of Russian and international business
representatives, who joined their efforts to create a business school of