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    Volume 5 of the Current Developments in Arctic Law is out!

    9.4.2018 12:26

    UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law has published the fifth volume of the Current Developments in Arctic Law. The annual publication of the Network endeavors to present short updates on matters pertaining to the Arctic law, thereby disseminating information on topical Arctic issues and ongoing projects relevant in the field.

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    Nature Photographs of the Year in Arktikum

    15.3.2018 13:53

    Nature Photographs of the Year 2017 are on display in spring exhibition in Arktikum Science Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland.

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    Geoengineer polar glaciers to slow sea-level rise

    14.3.2018 20:00

    In a Comment published in the journal Nature on 15 March 2018 by John C. Moore and Rupert Gladstone of the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland with colleagues from CSC – the Finnish IT Center for Science and Princeton University, USA, argue that applying targeted geoengineering to preserve the ice sheets is a topic worthy of serious research and investment in Antarctic infrastructure.

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  • Exhibition: Sámi Shamanism, Cosmology and Art as Systems of Embedded Knowledge

    12.3.2018 13:45

    The exhibition in Gallery Kopio presents Doctoral student Francis Joy's academic dissertation on Saami Shamanism, Cosmology and Art as Systems of Embedded Knowledge, as well as artistic artifacts related to research work.

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    What could attract young to the Arctic industrial cities?

    25.1.2018 12:20

    The new three-year research project will analyze the attractiveness of Arctic industrial cities in Finland and Russia as places to live and work. The project focuses especially on the determinants of youth wellbeing. The Finnish part of the project is hosted by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland and funded by the Academy of Finland.

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    New publication on global politics and contemporary colonialism

    10.1.2018 10:12

    New academic book challenges the idea that global politics is making progress on indigenous issues and argues that contemporary colonialism operates through inclusion and benevolent practices of recognition.

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    Open position in the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland

    18.12.2017 11:44

    University Researcher starting 1 March 2018 Field: Multidisciplinary research related to global change.

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    Monica Tennberg is a member of the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP)

    15.12.2017 10:04

    Research professor Monica Tennberg is elected as a member of the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research (NVP). Tennberg is a research professor at the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland. She has studied Arctic politics since early 1990s. Today she focuses in her research to politics of Arctic everyday life, political economy of extreme weather events; practices of neoliberal governance and their local implications; and social dimensions in Arctic politics.

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    The new project enhance labour opportunities for women in the Nordic countries

    30.11.2017 15:09

    The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland is taking part to the new two-year project (2017–2018) which object is to enhance better and suitable employment for immigrant women. The project will produce practical approaches that employers and companies can implement and identify possibilities for networking between immigrant women, local public and private actors and employers.

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    New exhibition in Arktikum presents Finnish Arctic expertise

    10.11.2017 9:00

    In Arktikum Science Centre, a new exhibition called Arctic Expo 2017 will be opened to the public on November 15, 2017. The exhibition showcases the expertise and know-how of Finland in Arctic related technologies. In the exhibition, the visitor can learn how the Arctic is present in our daily lives and why Finland has world leading companies developing Arctic technologies and products.

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