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Arctic Research Centre

Arcum offers a research environment where collaboration within project management, publications, supervision, international networks, seminars and strategic planning. With a substantial number of affiliated researchers at Umeå University the centre assembles a strong research environment with national proficiency in extensive research areas.

In focus

High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters
High greenhouse gas emissions from Siberian Inland Waters

Umeå researchers show that carbon emissions from rivers and lakes exceed coal exports to the Arctic Ocean.

Health research and Forest Sami Anthology at Jokkmokk's Winter Market
Health research and Forest Sami Anthology at Jokkmokk's Winter Market

Three Arcum-associated researchers at Jokkmokk's traditional Winter Market, this year held online

Network Art Installation in Toronto, Canada
Fri
19
Mar
UAS March 2021: Arctic Mayors’ Forum
Time 12:00 - 13:00
Place Online: ZOOM (Time zone CET)
Porträtt på Håkan Appelblad
Fri
23
Apr
UAS April 2021: Disseminating Arctic research through ECTS
Time 12:00 - 13:00
Place Online: ZOOM (Time zone CET)
Umeå researcher appointed French knight
Umeå researcher appointed French knight

The Order of Academic Palms has been awarded Lena Maria Nilsson

Nordic knowledge on challenges with supplementary feeding of reindeer
Nordic knowledge on challenges with supplementary feeding of reindeer

Reindeer herders are forced to support feeding when weather and little food make it difficult for reindeer.

Sweden's new Arctic strategy lacking local input
Sweden's new Arctic strategy lacking local input

The Minister of Foreign Affairs presented Sweden's new Arctic strategy at Umeå Arctic Forum.

Compilation of EU public consultation of its Arctic strategy
Compilation of EU public consultation of its Arctic strategy

Today the European Commission released the summary of the public consultation preceding the new Arctic policy