On July 4-14, 2018 the 4th Korea Arctic Academy (KAA) was held in Busan, Korea. Hosted by Korean Maritime Institute (KMI) in cooperation with UArctic, this summer school aims to aims to give selected higher education students from the Arctic countries more knowledge about Arctic issues in general, and Korean Arctic policy in...

On July 19, 2018 Inuit delegates from Alaska (USA), Greenland, Canada and Chukotka (Russia) concluded a successful 13th Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) General Assembly on the theme of "Inuit - The Arctic We Want" in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.

The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national partners invite the Arctic research community to the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2018) to be held in Ottawa, Canada from December 10-14, 2018. Abstracts addressing all fields of Arctic research are now being accepted until September 7, 2018.

The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) invite abstract submissions and registration for the 2018 ACUNS Student Conference, 1-3 November 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The theme of this year’s conference is Landscapes of Northern Knowledge: Peoples, Animals, and Environments.

The three- to four-month position is open to US scholars in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities, and will be located in Norway. Application deadline: 1 August 2018.

Bowhead whales are the marine mammals most vulnerable to disruption from increased ship traffic in waters off Alaska, a new study has concluded. Across the Arctic, narwhals are the most vulnerable. [Original article, Heather McFarland, UAF]

Building on ongoing academic efforts to better understand gender in the Arctic, “Women of the Arctic” seeks to carve out a non-academic space for women and girls who work on or live in the Arctic to explore the roles and contributions of women to northern policy-making, research, exploration, art, activism, and daily life.

On 18 June Northern Arctic Federal University in Arkhangelsk, Russia launched the X Summer School of the Russian Language and Culture. The School is an educational project organized by NArFU School of Humanities annually in mid June. Its programme combines language teaching with modules dedicated to the traditions, culture, h...

Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia) invites PhD students to participate in the International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue” that will take place at the university venue in March 2019 as a side event of the V International Arctic Forum “Arctic: Territory of Dialogue”.

The workshop is organized by the Jean-Monnet Project GRASS – EU governance of natural resources: geopolitics, regions and sectors, and by CBHE Erasmus+ project SUNRAISE – Sustainable Natural Resource Use in Arctic and High Mountainous Areasand will take place at the Russian State Hydrometeorological University, St. Petersburg...

On June 27-28, policy leaders, researchers, tech industry experts and other executives met in Sapporo, Japan to discuss the need and potential for broadband across the Arctic, and how to best prepare for the many opportunities and even challenges the new technology will bring with it.