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Arctic Centre at Umeå University (Arcum)


Anngelica Kristoferqvist

I coordinate the activities of the Arctic Graduate School and other Arctic education activities. My academic backgrounds are Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Psychology.

Freja Fagerholm
Hilde Weiser

In my PhD project, I am addressing the importance of sensory curiosity in the exploration of unfamiliar foods, to contribute to the urgent transition to a resilient food system in the Swedish Arctic.

Janica Jokela

I am a PhD student in linguistics specializing in language policy and planning related to the national minority language Meänkieli.

Keith Larson

Project Coordinator for the Climate Impacts Research Centre (CIRC).

Lena Maria Nilsson

At the Arctic Centre, I work on research strategic matters, and I am part of the research group Lávvuo – research and education for Sámi health at the Department of Epidemiology and Global Health

Lieuwe Jan Hettema

PhD Student in linguistics with focus on language policy and planning regarding the Sámi languages.

Linda Lundmark

I became PhD in 2006 and associate professor in 2011. I have since worked at the Department of Geography in a number of research projects but also with teaching and pedagogical issues.

Madelen Johansson

PhD student in History and Education.

Mikaela Wikström

My research concerns media, journalism and sustainability, with a focus on media discourses about the so-called green reindustrialisation and societal transition of the Swedish North.

Monica Börlin

Language Consultant, Communications Officer, and Web Editor at Arctic Centre. Among other things, I am responsible for the external communication on social media, in newsletters, and on our website.

Paul Schmidt
Rebecca Tapper

My PhD project looks at the health effects of cold exposure in arctic climates with a focus on a sustainable working life. The project is part of the Arctic research school.

Simon Oja

Director of Communications at the Arctic Centre and research communications officer at the department of geography.