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News from the Arctic Centre


Keith Larson Awarded the Iwan Bolin Prize
Published: 2024-04-16

Keith Larson at the Arctic Centre is the 2024 recipient of the Iwan Bolin Prize.

The Double-Edged Sword of Globalization
Published: 2024-04-15

A new project will explore the dynamics of workforce integration in Sweden's Arctic tourism sector.

Questioning the Role of Arctification in Regional Development
Published: 2024-04-10

A new thesis critically examines "Arctification" and its ambiguous role in regional development.

Pär Byström new director of Climate Impacts Research Centre
Published: 2024-04-10

Pär Byström wants to develop one of the world's leading centers for climate research in the Arctic.

Valuable meetings at Nordic pedagogical conference in Norway
Published: 2024-03-01

Associate professor Gerd Pettersson went to Norway to participate at a conference on pedagogy,

Picturesque, but not pristine: mining-impacted lakes in Northern Sweden
Published: 2024-02-16

Doctoral student Maria Camila Urrea went on a scouting trip to sample several Northern mine-impacted lakes.

Conference on Tourism Benefits Reseach About Ageing
Published: 2024-02-14

Magnus Zingmark participated at a research conference in Östersund to present two projects.

Skogsungdomarna – New Initiative for Young Forest Enthusiasts
Published: 2024-01-26

Read about Skogsungdomarna – a meeting place for young people interested in forests in Västerbotten.

Graduate School Highlights Crucial Workplace Issues in the Arctic
Published: 2024-01-23

The Arctic Graduate School with a focus on Sustainable Development delve into workplace conditions and health.

”Sense, play & reflect!” – a visit to an Italian University
Published: 2024-01-03

Doctoral student Hilde Weiser went to Italy to present her Doctoral project and host a workshop.

2023 EISCAT Radar School at the Heart of the Arctic
Published: 2023-12-20

Postdoctoral fellow Juan Carlos Araujo-Cabarcas participated in EISCAT Radar School in Kilpisjärvi, Finland.

Urgency for the Arctic - Science and Research is Crucial
Published: 2023-12-19

The climate crisis demands expertise and knowledge.

Successful Sample Collection at Svalbard Scientific Expedition
Published: 2023-12-19

Postdoctoral fellow Audrey Schillings and team went to Svalbard to study the Eidembukta lagoon.

Research Trip to Lund led to Project and Network Developments
Published: 2023-12-15

PhD student Ekaterina Zmyvalova participated in a session on Child Rights at Lund University.

First ever climate change stocktake for global tourism for COP-2
Published: 2023-12-11

The first Tourism and Climate Change Stocktake report has been released by the TPCC.

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: 2023-12-20