The Global Change Research Group studies the impacts on increasing economic activities on the ecology, environment and societies in the Arctic. This research group focusing on natural sciences the climate change is also analyzed with the help of glaciology and mathematical modelling. Projects >>
The Northern Political Economy Research Group is engaged in research that critically investigates social and political dimensions of development in the Arctic. Projects >>
The Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law carries out research in the international treaties and statutes concerning the Arctic as well as land law and environmental law relating to the Arctic indigenous peoples.
The Anthropology research team studies how human groups across the Arctic are culturally similar or diverse, and the ways in which shared human practices, values, worldviews, institutions and economic forms lead to identification of people with groups. Themes include human-animal-environment relations, Arctic peoples and industrial development, space, landscape and mobility in the North, and oral history. Projects >>
The Arctic Governance group aims at rendering the complexity of Arctic governance more transparent and at providing policy-makers, scholars and other actors with a more holistic knowledge-base to make better informed and more responsible decisions. Projects >>