Geopolitics: One Arctic or two?

Timo Koivurova, Research Professor at Arctic Centre at University of Lapland, and Marc Lanteigne, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Tromsø, discuss in a recently published article the consequences of the Ukraine conflict on Arctic collaboration. Russia represents almost half of the Arctic region, but several Arctic partnerships have shown their dissatisfaction withContinue reading “Geopolitics: One Arctic or two?”

Rebirth of a Student Team

In Tromsø last month three student unions from the Arctic Five universities, gathered for the first time in a long time. Student co-operation within the Arctic Five is implemented through the Student Team. The pandemic has affected the Student Team’s activity but now they finally had the opportunity to meet face to face in Tromsø.Continue reading “Rebirth of a Student Team”

15 Arctic Five Chairs appointed

The Arctic Five partner universities are pleased to announce the appointment of fifteen Chairs to the alliance – all of whom are highly ranked scholars from across the human, social, natural and technical sciences. As part of the Arctic Five’s flagship Chairs & Fellows programme, this inaugural group of chairs represents a new collaboration formatContinue reading “15 Arctic Five Chairs appointed”

Inaugural Call for Chairs a success!

In response to the first call for Arctic Five Chairs, a total of 36 applications were received from candidates coming from all Arctic Five partner universities. Applications from eligible candidates will now be assessed by an Evaluation Board comprised of a representative from each of the Arctic Five partner universities, and two representatives from outsideContinue reading “Inaugural Call for Chairs a success!”