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IASSA Council Statement on COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impacts and Responses
Published: 2020-04-16

On the 15th of April the IASSA council released a statement on COVID-19 in the Arctic.

Not only temperature controls the nutrient cycle in the Arctic
Published: 2020-04-14

Nature Communcations: Absence of earthworms can explain why Arctic plants are starving for nitrogen.

New article on indigenous diplomacy
Published: 2020-04-14

Collaboration in indigenous research between Sweden and Australia in a newly published article.

New reports from Arcum-affiliated researchers
Published: 2020-03-30

Read about what Arcum's strategic funds have made possible in three new reports submitted during March 2020.

Peter Sköld re-elected as chair of UArctic Board
Published: 2020-03-18

For yet another three years Arcums director will be the chairman of UArctic

New publication: Handbook of Arctic Security
Published: 2020-03-13

A new book on Arctic security issues has now been released.

Ecological research in collaboration with locals and indigenous peoples
Published: 2020-03-12

Umeå Arctic Seminar in March featured discussions on collaboration with locals and indigenous peoples.

Global science team on red alert as Arctic lands grow greener
Published: 2020-03-11

With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.

New Swedish Arctic Ambassador
Published: 2020-03-09

Peter Sköld traveled to Stockholm to attend to a symposia which introduced Sweden's new Arctic ambassador.

Visit from new Chinese Arctic Centre
Published: 2020-03-05

Arcum was visited by Professor Feng Qu from the newly started Arctic Studies Center at Liaocheng University.

The Sámi parliament held sessions in Umeå
Published: 2020-02-24

During week eight the Swedish Sámi parliament held plenary sessions in Umeå at Scandic Plaza Hotel.

Yearly meeting of TB Center Arctic
Published: 2020-02-11

7th of February, TB Center Arctic yearly meeting was organized at the Norrland’s University Hospital.

Arcum's first livestreamed Arctic seminar
Published: 2020-02-07

For this year's first Umeå Arctic Seminar (UAS) Arcum had Dalia Abdelfattah and Krishna Kumar as speakers.

Arcum participated in the celebration of the Sámi national day
Published: 2020-02-06

With sunny weather, the Sámi national day was celebrated at Umeå University . Arcum was of course there.

Research meeting - Wild, Beautiful and famous Biosphere Area
Published: 2020-01-31

Arcum organized a start-up meeting for possible crossdisciplinary research projects in the biosphere area.

Latest update: 2023-12-20