ArcticNet research in pictures

ARCTICNET is a Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada that brings together scientists and managers in the natural, human health and social sciences with their partners from Inuit organizations, northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector. The objective of ArcticNet is to study the impacts of climate change and modernization in the coastal Canadian Arctic. Over 150 ArcticNet researchers and 1000 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, technicians and other specialists from 34 Canadian universities, and 20 federal and provincial agencies and departments collaborate with more than 150 partner organizations in 14 countries.

2016 Scientific Meeting

ArcticNet’s 12th Scientific Meeting was a huge success with over 750 participants, inclusive of Arctic researchers, graduate students, northern community representatives, and government and industry partners.



UTSUK: A Story of Fat

UTSUK (Labrador Inuttitut word for 'fat') is a documentary film about the intersection of environment, food, traditional ways and the health of Indigenous peoples.



New Projects (2015-2018)

ArcticNet’s research program is focused on five main themes: Marine Systems, Terrestrial Systems, Inuit Health, Education and Adaptation, Northern Policy and Development and Knowledge Transfer.



IRIS 1 Published

We are pleased to announce the publication of our regional impact study for IRIS 1: From Science to Policy in the Western and Central Canadian Arctic.



Recently added

U. of Manitoba - NSERC Industrial Research Chair (Associate) in Northern Oil Spill Research

U. of Manitoba - Canada Research Chair in Marine Oil Spill Science


Institut Nordique du Québec: Institut Nordique du Québec unveils three new Research Chairs and announces Louis Fortier as Director of Science and Innovation. Link


Award Winner: ArcticNet PhD Student Moritz Schmid wins 2016 John W Davies Memorial Award (SNAME Arctic Section). Link

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