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Call for contributions: Handbook on Tourism and Migration
Published: 2023-05-29

The editors of the new Handbook of Tourism and Migration are calling out to researchers for contributions.

Arctic Graduate School Funds 6 New Arctic Research Projects
Published: 2023-05-15

6 out of 13 applications have been granted funding for their Arctic research projects.

Insights on "Just" Transition – Hanna Lempinen visits UmU
Published: 2023-04-24

Hanna Lempinen held two seminars on peat energy during her visit as a Guest Researcher at UmU.

Exquisite Food and Excellent Seminars at the NIVA Course
Published: 2023-04-19

Arctic Centre Funding – Read about Rebecca Tapper and her visit to Tromsø and the NIVA Course.

Digitalisation – a threat to climate change or a solution?
Published: 2023-03-24

Symposium gathered researchers from different fields to talk about digitalisation and clime change.

Environmental history perspectives on transformation and sustainability in the Arctic
Published: 2023-03-09

Arctic Centre Funding – Read about Janina Priebe and her presentation at the Arctic Science Summit Week, 2023.

EU Polar Board is looking for input on their Research Programme
Published: 2023-03-08

We at Arctic Centre ask our associated researchers to contribute in European Polar Board's call for input.

Presentations and new connections at Polar Night Week
Published: 2023-02-22

Arctic Centre Funding – Read about Audrey Schillings and her trip to Polar Night Week in Svalbard.

Help researchers make better studies about food habits
Published: 2023-02-16

Participate in this study and help researchers make better studies about food habits.

Open Call: The Arctic Five Fellows
Published: 2023-01-27

Between January 27 and March 17, you can apply for The Arctic Five's Fellows call.

"Common ways" - Conference About Education in the North
Published: 2023-01-25

Arctic Centre Funding – Read about Gerd Pettersson and the conference she organised.

Sociology of Law in the Arctic Discussed at Lund University
Published: 2023-01-24

Arctic Centre funding – Read about Ekaterina Zmyvalova and her funded research trip to Lund.

Arctic Five Fellows pre-call announcement
Published: 2023-01-10

Arctic Five will launch its Pilot call for Arctic Five Fellows on January 27, 2023.

Networks around Arctic health research gathering on Greenland
Published: 2022-09-23

At the turn of the month, Arctic health researchers are gathering in Nuuk, Greenland.

The Arctic Graduate School issues a broad invitation to kick-off day
Published: 2022-08-26

The Arctic Graduate School is up and running after a kick-off day at the start of the Autumn semester.

Profiles and Features

With focus on indigenous people’s involvement in international politics
Luke Laframboise is a doctoral student in Sami studies, focusing on indigenous politics and Arctic relations.
Published: 2022-12-16
Head of the Arctic Research School
Arctic Centre welcomes our new colleague Linda Lundmark.
Published: 2021-10-01
Sustainable for Arctic forest owners
Biodiversity has become more important for forest owners in the north, but the reason is still unknown.
Published: 2021-09-27
An arctic adventure
Icebreaker Oden is soon on its way northward. On board are researcher ready for new discoveries.
Published: 2021-06-03
EU Arctic Forum in the actual Arctic
The EU Arctic Forum gathered decision-makers and researchers in Umeå to discuss the future of the Arctic
Published: 2021-02-11
Sweden's new Arctic strategy lacking local input
The Minister of Foreign Affairs presented Sweden's new Arctic strategy at Umeå Arctic Forum.
Published: 2021-02-04
Affiliate receives close to 1 million in research grants from Forte
Forte gives 970,000 kr for a project on competence provision for social services in sparsely populated areas
Published: 2020-09-14
Swedish food strategy questioned in book on Arctic food security
Scientific anthology on food security in the Arctic released today
Published: 2020-09-10
Umeå professor part in prestigious commission on Arctic Health
Read Arcum's interview on how Arctic health issues can be highlighted, and Umu:s unique work with the Arctic.
Published: 2020-03-23
New book about the Arctic as portrayed in children's literature
Interview with co-editor Maria Lindgren Leavenworth on the new book about the Arctic in Children's literature.
Published: 2020-02-14
Successful start for Arcum supported science tour
Interview with Jonas Ericson after the first event in Luleå.
Published: 2019-05-16
Umeå – a part of the Arctic
What is the Arctic? Opinions differ. But Västerbotten counts as the Swedish Arctic.
Published: 2018-07-02
Latest update: 2023-01-24