UAlberta scientist awarded the Polar Medal by the Governor General for contributions to research in the Canadian North.
Posted on December 7, 2016
John England receives $50,000 Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research
Posted on May 19, 2016
Reflective shrub canopies may reduce the impact of warming in northern mountains
Posted on May 13, 2016
Unique long-term data set reveals influx of carbon in northern river system over 40-year period
Posted on April 14, 2016
New diamond exploration research training school poised to strengthen Canada’s industry
Posted on April 4, 2016
It’s summer on the Yukon’s Mount Logan, Canada’s tallest peak at 5,959 metres. If you climb to 2,100 metres the only mammal present is the collared pika.
Posted on March 24, 2016
Microbes and toxins frozen within glaciers could reveal the future of human life on Earth—or threaten it.
Posted on February 24, 2016
Funding will provide for storage, research on Canada’s ice core collection.
A new institutional initiative, UAlberta North is responsible for supporting and promoting the full scope of UAlberta's work across the circumpolar North.
Introduction to the Arctic: Climate - a 4-lesson course exploring regional geography, climate, and ecosystems, and this region’s connection to the rest of our planet.
Mountains 101 (JAN '17) - a 12-lesson introduction to mountain environments, peoples and contemporary issues through interdisciplinary study.
Polar Knowledge Canada
POLAR has launched a staffing process for jobs in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. This includes entry-level positions in office support and environmental science and technology as well as senior researchers and management. Learn more about opportunities through Polar Knowledge Canada.
Arctic Canoe Expedition
As part of Augustana faculty's experiential courses, this 3-week canoe trip to the arctic is open to students enrolled in Geography 341/342: Geography of the Canadian North every 2nd year. Learn more about this expedition opportunity.
Survival, Dog-sledding & Wilderness Navigation
A 2½ week excursion to a homestead in the Northwest Territories as part of AUPED 281: Explorations of the Canadian North. Learn more about this course through the Augustana faculty.
is a series of informal talks–organized by UAlberta North–concerned with northern and circumpolar-related matters.