ArcticHubs sweeps into Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 with Arctic Science Summit Week 2024

Touching on a wide range of issues and methods covering multiple disciplines, the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2024 has rapidly become one of the centrepieces in the Arctic research calendar. Demonstrating the expanding interest and reach of Arctic research, ASSW 2024 was hosted in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Many of the Arctic focused EU Horizon 2020 research projects had a presence at ASSW and gathered around the EU …

ArcticHubs webinar on Environmental impacts in Arctic Hubs gave a kick-start to the ArcticHubs spring webinar series

With the target of summarising our project findings in bite sized chunks, the ArcticHubs spring 2024 webinar series got off to a lively start in February, with the opening session sharing about the environmental impacts on hubs in the Arctic Hubs as organized in work package 2. The objective of that block of research was to assess the changes in the Arctic environment and its ecosystem services that are caused …

Latest workshop to evolve the ArcticHubs research tools 🛠️

Taking advantage of an already strong participation of ArcticHubs researchers at Arctic Frontiers 2024, we doubled up to use the visit to additionally stage an interactive workshop to refine developments around two of our collaborative research tools – namely QMethod, and Social Licence to Operate (SLO) beyond the mining sector. In addition to Arctic Frontiers, the Norwegian Arctic city of Tromsø also hosts three of our consortium organisations (NORCE, NOFIMA, …

ArcticHubs sweeps into Tromsø for Arctic Frontiers 2024 ❄️

Despite significant travel disruptions due to the wild and windy welcome to Tromsø from storm Ingunn, the ArcticHubs project still contributed a strong presence at the 2024 edition of the annual gathering for Arctic Frontiers. The week for ArcticHubs began at the lively inter-disciplinary poster session, where the evolving digital game was presented in poster form. To allow curious attendees an opportunity to play a test version of the game …

ArcticHubs Newsletter January 2024

📎Our January 2024 newsletter is now available, featuring key highlights and developments. 🔍 What’s Inside? Here’s a summary of our latest newsletter: Focus on Westfjords, Iceland: The newsletter highlights ArcticHubs’ engagement in the Westfjords, emphasising the collaborative research and community involvement in this dynamic region. Explainer Videos Expansion: A series of new Explainer Videos developed by ArcticHubs, aimed at simplifying complex concepts and engaging a broader audience, are featured. Upcoming …

Geospatial and scenario expertise to create participatory answers to land use and livelihoods challenges in the Arctic

The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), as the lead of the ArcticHubs project, is leveraging its expertise in geospatial analysis and scenario planning to create participatory tools that enable informed decision-making for various stakeholders in the European Arctic. These tools are co-designed during the project activities with partners and stakeholders to support decision-makers, local communities, industries, and other interested parties in understanding and planning for the region’s future. ArcticHubs’s participatory …

Events: ArcticHubs at ArcticSpirit Conference 2023

The ArcticHubs project had the privilege of actively participating in the inspiring #ArcticSpirits Conference 2023 in Rovaniemi, Finland. Over two days of thought-provoking discussions and insightful exchanges, we delved into the multifaceted narratives shaping the Arctic’s future. Our researchers brought to the conference the perspectives of stakeholders and local communities from the various project hubs, showcasing their visions for a thriving Arctic in the years to come. These contributions enriched …

Reflecting on a gathering of minds: the ArcticHubs annual meeting in Alagna Valsesia, Italy

Nestled within the scenic embrace of the Italian Alps, the annual ArcticHubs meeting in Alagna Valsesia unfolded as a testament to collaborative research and shared ambitions. Hosted by the University of Turin, this meeting brought together a diverse group of experts, researchers, and practitioners committed to the study and sustainability of Arctic and Alpine regions. Upon our arrival, we were introduced to the picturesque mountain village of Alagna by professor …

ArcticHubs Newsletter for October 2023

🔵 The ArcticHubs Newsletter for October 2023 is finally out! 📎 In this edition, we’ve curated a collection of fascinating insights, updates, and stories from the #ArcticHubs ecosystem. Whether you’re passionate about the Arctic, living in the region, interested in latest developments in our field and this part of the 🌏 , this newsletter is for you. 🔍 What’s Inside? 🧠 A deep dive into the discussion on Social Licence to Operate …

Envisioning the Arctic of tomorrow: Inari Arctic youth gathering

As the world contends with the reverberations of climate change and the evolving landscape of industries, the Arctic stands at the forefront of transformation. The imperative to comprehend the trajectory of the distinctive Arctic ecosystem has drawn a diverse assembly of youth to Inari, Lapland, Finland. From the 16th to the 18th of August, young individuals hailing from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and Greenland gathered beside the tranquil expanse of …