The UArctic Law Thematic Network, in collaboration with the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM) of the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, has organized a session at the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences 2021 (ICASS-X) held in Arkhangelsk, Russia on June 15-19, 2021.

The UArctic Photo Competition is an annual event organized by the University of Arctic (UArctic) in collaboration with the Arctic Sustainable Art and Design Thematic Network (ASAD). The theme of the competition in 2022 is Arctic Polarities.



The INTERACT Stories of Arctic Science II printed book, and the INTERACTive e-book take the reader on a continuing journey through the Arctic and neighbouring alpine and forest areas, and presents the excitement and adventure that a group of researchers both enjoy and endure.

Around the time that we were asked to contribute to a recognition of the Arctic Council’s twenty fifth anniversary and UArctic’s role in that history, we received word that Professor O.W. Heal – Bill to all of his friends – had sadly passed away. If any single individual could be credited for hatching the original idea of the...

New UArctic Board Members

Fri, May 21, 2021
During the Second Meeting of the Assembly of UArctic on Friday 14, 2021, the Assembly of UArctic elected new board members for the three-year term 2021-2024.

The online parallel session took place on 18 May 2021 at the UArctic Congress 2021, and was entitled “The Arctic Contributing Toward WHO Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020–2030”. This focus on Healthy Ageing is part of the priorities of the UArctic Thematic Network on Health and Well-being in the Arctic, Northern Dimension Institu...

UArctic welcomes seven new Thematic Networks which were approved by the Assembly of UArctic in their meeting held online on May 14th, prior to the 2021 UArctic Congress.