Health & Well-being

Global warming of the Arctic affects health and well-being of people living in the Arctic region. Within our Joint Arctic Agenda we study people in Northern populations, risks associated with the climate and global change, and interactions between changing environments, health and well-being.


Arja Rautio, University of Oulu,
Merja Laitinen, University of Lapland,
Päivi Juuso, Luleå University of Technology,
Gunnar Thorvaldsen, UiT The Arctic University of Norway,
Per Axelsson, Umeå University,


Professor Arja Rautio

Professor Arja Rautio

Thule Institute
University of Oulu
Oulu, Finland
+358 40 585 5776


Information session on Horizon results Booster on October 5, 10.00-12.30 CET
See how it works, how to utilise the service and get great consultation support from EU. Agenda for he Day Info Session on the Horizon Results Booster 5th …
Urban Arctic
Moa Mattson share her experience from the summer school Urban Arctic for Arctic PhD students in Kiruna in August of 2021