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April 1, 2015 • Philip BurgessBlog, EALLIN

UArctic LogoGrants for NOS-HS Humanities and Social Sciences Workshops

Mar 31, 2015 02:31 pm

The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS) and the Swedish Research Council invite proposals for funding for a series of workshops.

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Arctic Academy in Korea in August 1722, 2015 call for student nominations

Mar 31, 2015 01:04 pm

UArctic and the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) are pleased to announce an opportunity for students from UArctic member institutions to participate in a pilot of the Arctic Academy in Korea – a one-week study program in August 17 –22, 2015 at KMI together with students from Korean universities.


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High North Programme 2013–2018: Call for applications

Mar 31, 2015 10:06 am

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) invites Norwegian higher education institutions to apply for funding in cooperation with institutions in Canada, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the U.S. within the High North Programme.

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The new Institute of High Biomedical Technologies

Mar 30, 2015 03:04 pm

In December 2014 at Petrozavodsk State University the new Institute of High Biomedical Technologies was opened.

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Horizon 2020 Call on Disaster Resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change

Mar 27, 2015 01:07 pm

The European Commission Horizon 2020: Societal Challenges invites proposals for its H2020-DRS-2015 disaster resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change call. The closing date for this call is 27th August 2015.

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Fee waiver PhD positions in Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen

Mar 27, 2015 12:40 pm

The University of Aberdeen, Scotland, is currently offering an Elphinstone Scholarship fee-waiver for a PhD student to be affiliated with the ‘Narrative Objects: The Sakha Summer Festival and Cultural Revitalization’ project. The start date would be September 2015 and home, EU and overseas students are welcome to apply.

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Survey on Arctic research priorities in the Northern regions

Mar 27, 2015 08:51 am

University of the Arctic invites you to make input in the survey to identify research priorities relevant for the Northern regions citizens.

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Future of circumpolar mobility being planned in Copenhagen

Mar 26, 2015 12:48 pm

Members of the north2north+ reference group meet March 26, 2015 in Copenhagen to plan the future of circumpolar academic mobility. The reference group, made up of mobility experts and representatives from the Arctic states will look how the current north2north program can be transformed into a comprehensive structural mobility program.

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UArctic Research Liaison strengthens with new team members

Mar 26, 2015 11:00 am

UArctic Research Area aims to increase the research cooperation between the UArctic member universities and organizations by improving their opportunities for research funding and facilitating cooperation with international science organizations.

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9th UArctic Rectors’ Forum, Umeå, Sweden  August 1922, 2015

Mar 25, 2015 04:08 pm

Hosted by the University of Umeå, Sweden, the 9th UArctic Rectors’ Forum will be held August 19 to 22, 2015. The theme will be “The Challenges of Arctic Research.”

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Northern Neighbours: a new publication by Scottish and Norwegian scientists

Mar 25, 2015 01:39 pm

The book is devoted to Norway and Scotland, two countries at the North of Europe. The authors write about the economic, social and political development of both countries since 1800, making interesting comparisons and conclusions.

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Thematic Networks brainstormed joint research

Mar 25, 2015 12:39 pm

UArctic Thematic Networks leaders gathered together in Bodø, Norway, for their annual program team meeting. This year the aim was to brainstorm potential topical Arctic issues and gaps in knowledge for joint research projects.

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International Summer School on Modern Challenges in Economic Science and Practice, 6-19 July 2015, Siberian Federal University, Russia

Mar 24, 2015 04:00 pm

Siberian Federal University invites students in Economics and Management who speak English and can use the basic methodology of economic analysis to participate in the International Summer School 2015 “Modern Challenges in Economic Science and Practice” to be held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on July 6-19, 2015. Apply by June 1.

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BCS graduation ceremony at NArFU

Mar 24, 2015 03:38 pm

23 March at Northern (Arctic) Federal University 11 BCS students got diplomas of the University of the Arctic. The BCS program is offered by several UArctic members, among which is the University of Nordland (Norway). Its representatives Eivind Karlsen and Hakan Sandersen attended the graduation ceremony.

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New master’s program in West Nordic Studies, Governance and Sustainable Management

Mar 24, 2015 09:45 am

In August 2015, the University of the Faroe Islands, University of Greenland, University of Akureyri in Iceland, University of Iceland and University of Nordland, coastal Norway, will launch a new international and interdisciplinary master’s program in West Nordic Studies, Governance and Sustainable Management.

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Youth Project on IT-startups «Ugra mobile apps contest»

Mar 24, 2015 08:54 am

The start of the project is March 24. The competition is held by the Surgut State Universityto develop mobile devices and to enhance creative potential of young programmers. Leading mobile business companies will estimate the work of young programmers.

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Collaborative Arctic Summer School in Epidemiology, 3-7 August 2015 in Yellowknife, Canada

Mar 20, 2015 03:23 pm

The summer school for young scientists will focus on environmental stressors in the High North and the challenges involved in studying human health effects of such external factors. Deadline for applications: 1 May 2015.

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Ilisagvik College celebrates its 20th anniversary

Mar 17, 2015 03:11 pm

In 2015 Ilisagvik College celebrates its 20th anniversary and 20 successful years of providing post-secondary education in the North Slope, Alaska. (original article on The Arctic Sounder website)

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Call for papers: research and PhD seminar “Responsive and Deliberative Governance in Natural Resources Management and Policy”, 16-17 April 2015

Mar 17, 2015 02:28 pm

The research and PhD seminar “Responsive and Deliberative Governance in Natural Resources Management and Policy” is organized at the University of Eastern Finland(Joensuu, Finland) on 1617 April 2015. Researchers and doctoral students are requested to propose papers for presentations until 27 March 2015.

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Summer school “Arctic Ocean Governance as a Multifunctional Challenge”, August 2015, Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Mar 16, 2015 01:55 pm

The Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP), in cooperation with UNISand Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC), organize an interdisciplinary PhD and post-doc summer school “Arctic Ocean Governance as a Multifunctional Challenge” on 2-9 August 2015. Application deadline: 30 April 2015.

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Arctic Marine Resource Governance, Reykjavik, Iceland, 14-16 October 2015

Mar 16, 2015 10:47 am

The conference is part of the project: Marine Resource Governance in the Arctic, financially supported by Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme, the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Carlsberg Foundation. See full story at Arctic Portal.

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Arctic Geology and Geodynamics: Workshop on the Norwegian-Russian collaboration

Mar 16, 2015 10:15 am

The workshop will be held 24-25 March 2015 at Saint Petersburg State University and Norwegian University Centre in Saint Petersburg (DNUS), Russia

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Northern (Arctic) Federal University invites to International Dissemination Workshop

Mar 16, 2015 09:37 am

Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU, North-West Russia, Arkhangelsk) is honoured to invite you to participate in the international dissemination seminar “Internationalization as the Way towards University Excellence” that will be held on 21 April 2015 in NArFU.

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Apply for Arctic Studies Programme at ULapland, Rovaniemi, Finland

Mar 16, 2015 09:04 am

The Arctic Studies Programme (ASP) is a non-degree program offering a unique opportunity to specialize in Arctic issues. The University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland now invites applications for exchange studies for the academic year 2015-2016 (application deadline May 15, 2015).

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Panel discussion “Art and Spirituality as a Part of the Arctic Debate”, 23 March 2015, Rovaniemi, Finland

Mar 13, 2015 12:55 pm

The panel discussion “Art and Spirituality as a Part of the Arctic Debate” is open for the public and held on 23 March 2015 at the Arktikum museum in Rovaniemi, Finland. The panel discussion is part of a series of public events, organized by the Lento Research Group on Tradition and Innovation.

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