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17 October 2022

The Læra Institute is delighted to have taken part in the first in-person workshop of the University of Washington's NSF-funded 'Co-designing Civic Education for the Circumpolar North' project, which took place in Rovaniemi and Ánar/Inari, Finland, from 10th to 14th October.

7 October 2022

Trent University, one of the Læra Institute's partner universities, is delighted to invite students to register for the second Scotland Model Arctic Council (SCOTMAC 2), taking place 10-12 March 2023 at Glasgow Caledonian University.

17 August 2022

The Læra Institute is excited to annouce that we have now published the first version of our 'Circumpolar Studies Curriculum Development' guidebook, to support UArctic member faculty who are developing, re-developing, reviewing or enhancing undergraduate curricula focused on the study of the Circumpolar North.

15 August 2022

Abstracts are invited for a session entitled 'Educational innovation and pedagogy for the Anthropocene Arctic', hosted by the Læra Institute and the GCU Mary Robinson Centre for Climate Justice at the 25th Arctic Science Summit Week, taking place 17-24 February 2023 at the University of Vienna.

18 July 2022

Congratulations to Gail Fondahl on her retirement from the University of Northern British Columbia, and sincere thanks for her dedicated service not only to the Læra Institute, but also to Circumpolar education and research as a whole.

Uarctic Læra Institute for Circumpolar Education news

30 June 2022

The Læra Institute is pleased to announce continued funding to support our operations during the period 2022-24, for which we are most grateful to the Government of Norway and UiT The Arctic Universty of Norway.

18 May 2022

On 12th and 13th May, the Læra Institute took part in the UArctic Thematic Network and Institute Leadership Conference, hosted at the University of St Andrews, introducing our work to other UArctic member institutions and updating them on our plans.

12 April 2022

This week, the Læra Institute took an active part in the Seventh UK Arctic Science Conference, convening a session on 'Innovation in Arctic education and public outreach' together with the Scottish Association for Marine Science, an academic partner of the University of the Highlands and Islands.

5 April 2022

Læra Institute Steering Committee member Astri Dankertsen was recently interviewed for the first Northern Notes newsletter of the new Norwegian presidency of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA).  Read the interview below or as originally published in Northern Notes 56.

18 February 2022

The Arctic State Agrotechnological University (AGATU) in Yakutsk, Russia, are happy to announce their International Winter School 2021 on the theme 'Arctic food security' online and offline 1st-4th March 2021, in collaboration with the Northern Youth Forum.

15 February 2022

Trent University, one of the Læra Institute's partner universities, is delighted to invite students to register for the second Norwich Model Arctic Council (NORMAC) for University, taking place 25-29 June 2022 at the University of East Anglia.

2 February 2022

Abstracts are invited for a session entitled 'Innovation and pedagogy in Circumpolar Studies', hosted by the Læra Institute at the 4th UArctic Congress, taking place 4-7 October 2022 at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

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