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Andrey Petrov new IASSA President

Andrey Petrov new IASSA President

Russian American Andrey Petrov takes over as chairperson of the international Arctic research body IASSA. The university in Archangelsk will be hosting the next big Arctic research conference in 2020.


Arctic awards to Alaska and Greenland

Ann Fienup-Riordan from Alaska and Carl Christian Olsen from Greenland take home the 2017 IASSA Awards. The award is given every three years.


Arctic's future in the spotlight at upcoming conference

Arctic's future in the spotlight at upcoming conference

Our climate is warming and the fastest change takes place in the North. So, what societal challenges await? Will the Arctic still be habitable for humans? How will natural resources be distributed? On 8–12 June 2017, world-leading researchers will gather in the hundreds at ICASS IX at Umeå University to discuss the future for people and societies in the North.


Record-breaking Umeå conference on the future of the Arctic

Record-breaking Umeå conference on the future of the Arctic

Temperatures are rising, and life on earth changes. The fastest change takes place in the North, in the Arctic. That is a fact. But what societal challenges await? Will the Arctic still be habitable for humans? Is this a new hotbed for emerging diseases and conflicts? On 8–12 June 2017, world-leading researchers will gather in the hundreds at Umeå University to discuss the future for people and societies in the North.


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINARS

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR FEBRUARY 2017

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR FEBRUARY 2017

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, February 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Lars Lövgren, associate professor in inorganic chemistry at Department of Chemistry, Umeå... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MARCH 2017

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MARCH 2017

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, March 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Gabriella Nordin, PhD in History and coordinator at Arcum, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå Un... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR APRIL 2017

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR APRIL 2017

At this extended Arcum seminar on April 7, at 10.00-14.00 we will have Cristian Gudasz, David Seekell, and Paul Treitz giving talks on environment and climate change in the Arctic. Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MAY 2017

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR MAY 2017

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, May 4, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben,Umeå. Ingeborg Nilsson, senior lecturer (associate professor) at the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabi... Read more


UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR JUNE 2017

UMEÅ ARCTIC SEMINAR JUNE 2017

Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, June 1, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå. Jenny Ask, researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University, will hol... Read more



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Arktiskt centrum vid Umeå universitet (Arcum)
Umeå universitet
901 87 Umeå 

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