Dear IACN members and friends, we are now updating and renewing our Network of Arctic Research and Projects. In addition to the existing network on Arctic researchers, specialists, and consultants...Read more
IASSA is in the process of putting together and editing a book of collected papers on the role(s) of librarians, archivists, and information professionals working in and with the Arctic...Read more
We cordially invite proposals for oral presentations at the 5th China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium. Proposals are welcome from researchers affiliated with Nordic and Chinese universities, research institutes, think tanks and organizations.All presentations...Read more
Eighteen students, three faculty, and two program assistants head to Iceland for the second year of this Faculty-Led Study Abroad program.
Iceland: Perspectives and Realities of Climate Change gives students the...Read more
The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) seeks an Executive Secretary to direct the IASC Secretariat, to guide IASC activities and to manage IASC finances.
IASC is the leading non-governmental, international science...Read more
IASC Medals are awarded in recognition of exceptional and sustained contributions to the understanding of the Arctic. A maximum of one award is made each year, assuming that there is...Read more
Ísland hefur verið í fararbroddi við notkun nýjustu tækni í sjávarútvegi um áratugabil hvort sem um er að ræða fiskveiðar, fiskvinnslu eða fiskveiðistjórnun.
Í hádegisfyrirlestri, miðvikudaginn 20. apríl kl. 11.30-12.10, mun...Read more
The International Congress A European Arctic Policy: the role of non- Arctic Member States (June 10, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain) will discuss the role played by non- Arctic European...Read more
University of Akureyri, Room M101Tuesday 12 April, at 13:30
The film is a part of the course Introduction to the Circumpolar World and is open to everyone interested. Dr. Lawrence...Read more
Háskólinn á Akureyri og Western Kentucky University (WKU) ásamt Norðurslóðaneti Íslands standa að sameiginlegu sumarnámskeiði á Akureyri dagana 15. maí - 15. júní 2016 sem ber yfirskriftina Climate change and...Read more
Fish, people and property rights - Social implications of fisheries governance in fishery dependent societies, from the North-Atlantic Arctic to Galicia.
A research project funded by NILS Science and Sustainability (ES07)...Read more
The Stefansson Arctic Institute, the University of Iceland, and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network are Icelandic representatives in ´ARCPATH´ - a NordForsk-funded Nordic Centre of Excellence in Arctic Research.
9th Polar Law Symposium - THE ROLE OF LAW IN POLAR GOVERNANCEAkureyri & Reykjavík, Iceland5th – 9th October 2016
Call for PapersThe Faculty of Law at the University of Akureyri, Iceland...Read more
The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2016 to new project proposals as well as...Read more
Mannvirkjastofnun hefur nú bæst við í hóp aðila Norðurslóðanets Íslands. Mannvirkjastofnun hefur á undanförnum árum lagt vaxandi áherslu á þátttöku í ýmsum rannsóknum á sviði umhverfis- og byggingarverkfræði og á...Read more
Law Forum at the University of Akureyri, Iceland.3 November 2015, at 12:00-13:00 in Room M101.
Presenter: Dr. Jessica Shadian, Nansen Visiting Professor 2015-2016 at the University of Akureyri.Title: From Politics to...Read more
The Icelandic Biological Society with special support frm the Biology institute at the University of Iceland, announces the Biannual conference on biology in Iceland November 5. – 7. 2015. Registration...Read more
The first ever Congress of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia on 12-16 September 2016:See webpage.
Hosted by Saint Petersburg State University, the inaugural...Read more
The fifth conference of the International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) will be hosted at the edge of the Arctic in the community of Raufarhöfn (pop. 200) in Northeast Iceland...Read more
The Arctic Yearbook 2015 was launched on Friday, October 16, 2015 during the US Arctic Circle Reception, hosted by the US embassy in Iceland. The event took place during the...Read more
The Breakout Session „Arctic Freshwater Resource Dynamics and Socio-environmental Challenges under a Changing Climate” will be held on Saturday 17 October at 15:30h - 17:00h at the Arctic Circle Assembly...Read more
The Breakout Session "Arctic Traditional Music and Cultural Integrity" will be held on Saturday 17 October at 17h - 18:30h at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2015 in Harpa, Reykjavík. Organizers...Read more
Western Kentucky University student Tara Sorrels, an International Business major, completed an internship this summer at the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN) in Akureyri, Iceland, under the direction of Embla...Read more
The New Arctic was recently published by Springer publishers. Editors are: Birgitte Evengård, Øvind Paasche and Joan Nymand Larsen, specialist at Stefansson Arctic Institite. It presents the latest facts about...Read more
Kínversk-norræna Norðurslóðamiðstöðin í Shanghai (China-Nordic Arctic Research Centre) auglýsir rannsóknarstyrki fyrir tímabilið 15. október 2015 til 15. maí 2016. Í boði eru tveir styrkir til norrænna vísindamanna og tveir styrkir...Read more
“Arctic Biodiversity Through the Lens”, a photography exhibit displaying the beauty of the Arctic, will open in Akureyri, Iceland, Friday July 31 at the Hof Cultural building at 14:00.
The exhibition...Read more
Akureyrarbær hefur bæst í hóp aðila Norðurslóðanets Íslands.
Samþykkt var á fundi bæjarráðs Akureyrar, fimmtudaginn 21. maí 2015, að Akureyrarbær sækti um aðild að Norðurslóðaneti Íslands. Fulltrúar bæjarins hafa sótt fundi...Read more
Nýlokið er yfirgripsmikilli ráðstefnu um stöðu og framtíð vísindarannsókna á norðurslóðum. Ráðstefnan var haldin í tengslum við árlega Vísindaviku Norðursins (Arctic Science Summit Week) sem að þessu sinni var haldin...Read more
An overview of Polar law questions and topical developments was provided in the pioneering 2010 Polar Law Textbook and in the 2013 Polar Law Textbook II both of which covered...Read more
The Ministers for Foreign Affairs in Iceland and Norway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Akureyri, Iceland, which includes several aspects of cooperation in the field of Arctic scientific...Read more
Þriðjudaginn 5. maí mun Michael Byers frá University of British Columbia halda erindi á lögfræðitorgi Háskólans á Akureyri. Erindi verður haldið í stofu M102 á Sólborg milli kl. 12.00-13.00 og...Read more
Út er komin skýrsla um jafnréttismál á norðurslóðum, Gender Equality in the Arctic: Current Realities, Future Challenges en hún byggir á tveggja daga alþjóðlegri ráðstefnu sem haldin var á Akureyri...Read more
For the past weeks, the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network (IACN) has been preparing a new site on its webpage, a network, where information about researchers and specialists in Iceland who...Read more
Miðvikudaginn 15. apríl kynnti Rachael Lorna Johnstone, prófessor og formaður lagadeildar Háskólans á Akureyri bók sína sem ber titilinn Offshore Oil and Gas Development in the Arctic under International Law:...Read more
Request for Proposals (RFP) to secure the next Executive Secretary of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group has now been posted on the Government of Canada website. This RFP...Read more
The annual meeting for the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network is to be held between 14.00-16.00 on Wednesday 15th 2015 at room 262, Borgir, Nordurslod, 600 Akureyri.
1. The board's annual report2...Read more