The research school focuses on renewable energy, food security, and health and welfare in the Arctic. We will collaborate with actors in both the private and the public sector. The research outcomes will contribute to transformation and resilience in the Arctic and will thus operationalize Sustainable Development Goals.
The training provides PhD candidates with knowledge, professional and transferable skills, and general competences that enable them to contribute to innovative and sustainable solutions for societal challenges in the Arctic.
“Changing Arctic” will arrange courses, seminars, workshops, and excursions, and will organise secondments in industry, private enterprises, NGOs, as well as public institutions involved in management and policy making. This is to ensure the relevance of project outcomes and enhance the employability of the PhD graduates.
See detailed project descriptions below and apply within the deadline (specified below)
Trygghet og tillit i helsefelleskap i Arktis (23 February)
Weather panel performance & design for protection of arctic outdoor working environment (28 February)
Impacts of climate change on the marine ecosystem and aquaculture industry in northern Norway (28 February)
Genomics and archaeology of reindeer domestication and its impact on the Northern human diets and ecosystems of the past (28 February)
Heat and cold strain in persons with type 2 diabetes in a changing climate (23 February)
Transformative Change for Sustainable Blue Food Systems (23 February)
Legal science within the subject Sami children and the right to a future (23 February)
Requirements for membership
You must have been admitted to a PhD program at UiT before you can apply for membership
Your research topic should be within the fields covered by the research school
You are expected to have a transdisciplinary approach in your project, including a secondment in the public or privet sector during your PhD training
You are expected to participate in the courses and events of the research school
If none of your supervisors are Changing Arctic members, we appreciate if you encourage your supervisors to join us.
Application to become a member of the research school
Why you want to become a member of Changing Arctic (expectations/contributions)
A description of your field of interest or if you are a PhD candidate, the title of your PhD project and a short description, including the secondment
Do you already have cooperation with Changing Arctic member(s)?
PhD candidates should name their supervisors
Please, also attach a short CV
Applications are sent to ChangingArctic@uit.no
The Changing Arctic Board will evaluate the applications monthly
Arctic Graduate School in Umeå, Sweden
The Arctic in a Changing World in Rovaniemi, Sweden