In November 2020, members of the TN "Working in the Arctic" - researchers from the Department of Psychology at NArFU made an expedition trip to a logging camp in Arkhangelsk region to conduct a scientific survey of employees working on rotational basis in the Far North.

Climate justice is an emerging and increasingly relevant field in Arctic research as the region undergoes rapid physical and socio-economic change because of climate change. Recently, the Centre for Climate Justice hosted a webinar on charting a way for climate justice research in the Arctic.

Improve your knowledge about Arctic issues and people by studying and experiencing life in another circumpolar institution. north2north mobility program enables you to experience life in another North while gaining international competencies that will benefit your future career and academic endeavours. 

The UArctic Board has formally approved Diane Hirshberg (University of Alaska Anchorage) as Vice-President Academic and Kirsi Latola (University of Oulu) as Vice-President Networks. Additionally, current UArctic Vice-President Research Arja Rautio (University of Oulu) was named as chair of the new Academic Advisory Board.

German travellers, explorers, missionaries and scholars produced significant new knowledge about the Arctic in Europe and elsewhere from the 17th until the 19th century. However, until now, no English-language study or collective volume has been dedicated to their representations of the Arctic.

Across the world, soils are impacted by disturbances caused by trampling of large animals and us, humans, as well as by the weight of our vehicles. Polar tundra ecosystems face these same pressures, as tundra is occupied by large grazers, such as reindeer and musk ox, but also experiences ever increasing human activities. Sti...