UArctic Shared Voices Magazine on EALLIN

July 28, 2015 • Philip BurgessBlog, EALLIN, Projects, UArctic EALAT Institute

Creating the Good LifeThe annual UArctic Shared Voices magazine has been published and is now available online. There is a short article by Mikhail Pogodaev and Philip Burgess about the EALLIN project and there is also a short interview with EALLIN participant Isak Turi.

You can download the 2015 Shared Voices magazine here.

In addition, UArctic’s Shared Voices newsletter is sent monthly to keep those interested in UArctic informed about its activities and development. The June/July edition headlines are below.

Summer Holidays

Jun 30, 2015 10:49 am

The UArctic International Secretariat wishes a happy summer to our members, partners and friends across the North and the world! Our office will be closed July 4-26, 2015. The Shared Voices newsletter will not be published in July, but will return in August.

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Alaska Summit on Arctic Shipping and Ports, August 23-25, 2015

Jun 29, 2015 03:49 pm

Organizers invite you to join The Alaskan Arctic: A Summit on Shipping and Ports, August 2325, 2015, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska. The purpose of the meeting is to build partnerships to develop safe and reliable shipping through the Alaskan Arctic.

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Nunamed 2016: A Conference on Greenlandic Health and Medicine

Jun 29, 2015 02:09 pm

NUNAMED 2016 conference will take place in Nuuk, Greenland on October 1-3, 2016. The conference is targeted for all researchers and health care persons with an active interest in Greenlandic Health Research. Deadline for submission of abstracts: August 15, 2016.

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Nordic Council President: Nordic cooperation relevant for everyone

Jun 29, 2015 12:34 pm

Nordic cooperation must be made even more visible than it is today, says Höskuldur Þórhallsson, the new President of the Nordic Council, in an interview in the 2015 issue of the UArctic Magazine Shared Voices.

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Taimyr college and the Arctic – students and teachers’ activities

Jun 26, 2015 03:00 am

Director Vera Cherkasova tells of actual and interesting events of the College.

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Conference “Natural Resource Management in the Arctic: Current State and Prospects for Development”, Sept 2225, 2015, Yakutsk

Jun 25, 2015 02:58 pm

The 1st International Research-to-Practice Conference on Natural Resource Management in the Arctic, organized in Yakutsk, Russia on September 2225, 2015, brings together scientists in geography, geology, biology, and related sciences and practitioners to disseminate and produce advanced scientific and practical experience.

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Arctic comes to the fore

Jun 25, 2015 11:27 am

VIII All-Russian Festival “PR Days in Yakutia” was held In Yakutsk, Russia, June 18. Development of the Arctic became its main focus as it is one of the key regions in the global geopolitics

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Student and researcher mobility in the European Arctic: Towards growth in the North

Jun 25, 2015 10:15 am

In their article for the 2015 Shared Voices magazine, CEO of Finland Chamber of Commerce Risto E. J. Penttilä and his Arctic Advisor Eero Hokkanen discuss how student, teacher and researcher mobility between the Nordic countries can help to achieve sustainable growth in the North.

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University without professors 2.0 – summer school of European university in Saint-Petersburg

Jun 24, 2015 05:03 pm

20-25 June 2015 PhD students  of the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology at the European University in St. Petersburg in collaboration with the Center for Social and Political Research and Technologies (Tomsk) organize the summer school “University without professors 2.0”

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UiT The Arctic University of Norway seeks PhD student in arctic sea ice ecology

Jun 24, 2015 12:22 pm

UiT The Arctic University of Norway seeks applications for a PhD student position in Arctic sea ice ecology. This full-time position is for a fixed term of four years, and will be based in Tromsø and Longyearbyen, Norway. Application deadline: 28 July 2015.

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UNIS seeks PhD candidates in meteorology

Jun 23, 2015 11:01 am

The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) seeks candidates for a PhD student position in meteorology to study air-cryosphere-sea interaction processes around Svalbard and in the Arctic. This is a four-year position and will be based in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway. Application deadline: 15 July 2015.

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Letter from the President: Maintaining the Arctic as a zone of peace

Jun 22, 2015 02:51 pm

In his opening letter of the 2015 issue of Shared Voices, UArctic’s annual magazine, UArctic’s President Lars Kullerud talks about the importance of cooperation and open dialogue in maintaining the Arctic as a zone of peace.

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Gargia-Oktemtsy-2015 Conference on Sustainable Development of the Northern Territories

Jun 22, 2015 11:25 am

From June 11 to 13, 2015, Oktemtsy village of Khangalassky region of Sakha Republic, Yakutia, Russia, held the second Gargia-Oktemtsy-2015 conference with the title “Sustainable Development of the Northern Territories: small production technology as the basis for the development of tourism infrastructure.”

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Council of UArctic meets in Buryatia

Jun 17, 2015 10:26 am

The Council of UArctic has concluded its 18th meeting held June 14-17, 2015 at the Buryat State University in Ulan Ude, Russian Federation. About one hundred Council members and other participants attended the meetings and enjoyed a diverse cultural program and excursions in the beautiful region of Buryatia.

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New MA Program in Arctic Social Sciences (European University at St. Petersburg)

Jun 17, 2015 08:59 am

European University at St. Petersburg (Russia) introduces a new Master-level program focusing on Arctic and Siberian cultural/social anthropology. The program is carried out in Russian and taught by a group of researchers. Application deadline: August 1, 2015.

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Positions at new Arctic Research Centre, Hokkaido University

Jun 16, 2015 03:24 pm

The recently established Arctic Research Centre at Hokkaido University has issued an international open call for three tenure-track positions. The center seeks young researchers in social science and humanities such as Arctic policy, development of the Arctic, consequent social change and risk management, etc.

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Overseas field study of the Norilsk Industrial Institute students

Jun 16, 2015 11:47 am

Every year Norilsk State Industrial Institute leads a joint project with the Finnish company “Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy”. The project is undertaken to develop and enhance professional competences of students to adapt foreign educational and production systems

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Six new Thematic Networks approved at 18th meeting of the Council of UArctic

Jun 16, 2015 07:10 am

During the second and final day of the business segment at the 18th meeting of the Council of UArctic, members of Council approved six new UArctic Thematic Networks, joining the existing set of 27 networks.

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Jean Monnet Summer School on European Union and the Law of the Sea

Jun 15, 2015 02:24 pm

The Jean Monnet Summer School on European Union and the Law of the Sea will be held in Imperia, Italy on 31 August – 11 September 2015. The summer school is a joint initiative of the University of Genoa and ISRIM. Application deadline: 30 June 2015.

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ArcticNet ASM2015: Call for Abstracts and 2nd Announcement

Jun 15, 2015 02:03 pm

The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada and its partners are pleased to welcome the Arctic research community to Vancouver for the 11th ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2015) to be held from 7 to 11 December 2015 at The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Council of UArctic welcomes new members during first day of 2015 annual meeting

Jun 15, 2015 05:44 am

During the first day of the 18th meeting of the Council of UArctic, members of Council approved the nomination of twelve new members to the University of the Arctic (11 Arctic members, and 1 non-Arctic member). This now brings UArctic’s total membership to 176.

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Council meeting begins in Buryatia

Jun 14, 2015 04:00 am

The Council of UArctic, made up of representatives of its members, begins its 18th meeting in the unique setting of Ulan Ude, Buryatia, Russian Federation. The meeting takes place from June 14-17, and is hosted by Buryat State University.

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Aleksanteri Insight: The Arctic Paradox and Russia’s Energy Policy

Jun 12, 2015 02:19 pm

Through its use of the Arctic, Russia tries to fortify the idea that it is a global energy superpower, writes Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen in the March issue of Aleksanteri Insight, a series of expert opinions published by the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.

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