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University of Tromsø

The University of Tromsø is the northernmost university of the world. It´s location on the edge of the Arctic implies a mission. The Arctic is of increasing global importance. Climate change, the exploitation of Arctic resources and environmental threats are topics of great public concern, which the University of Tromsø takes special interest in. At UiT you can explore global issues from a close-up perspective.


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Richard Bates and Alun Hubbard kayak a meltwater stream on Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, towing an ice radar that reveals it’s riddled with fractures. Nick Cobbing.

Meltwater is infiltrating Greenland’s ice sheet through millions of hairline cracks – destabilizing its structure

Glaciologists are discovering new ways surface meltwater alters the internal structure of ice sheets, and raising an alarm that sea level rise could be much more abrupt than current models forecast.
Kapal berlayar di malam hari berdekatan dengan gunung es di timur Greenland. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Samudra Arktik: perubahan iklim membanjiri lautan utara yang terpencil ini dengan cahaya dan spesies baru

Arktik merupakan kawasan yang jauh dari jangkauan sepanjang sejarah. Tapi, perubahan iklim membawa masalah dan kesempatan global.
Un barco navega de noche junto a grandes icebergs en el este de Groenlandia. AP Photo / Felipe Dana

Océano Ártico: el cambio climático lo está inundando de luz (y de nuevas especies)

El Ártico ha sido un lugar remoto durante gran parte de su historia. Pero el cambio climático está trayendo problemas y oportunidades globales a su puerta.
Un bateau navigue la nuit à côté de grands icebergs dans l'est du Groenland. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

L’océan Arctique : les changements climatiques inondent le Grand Nord de lumière… et de nouvelles espèces

L’Arctique a été isolé pendant une grande partie de son histoire. Les changements climatiques lui apportent de nouveaux problèmes mais aussi de nouvelles opportunités.
A boat navigates at night next to large icebergs in eastern Greenland. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Arctic Ocean: climate change is flooding the remote north with light – and new species

The Arctic has been a remote place for much of its history. But climate change is bringing global problems and opportunities to its door.
Perdagangan ilegal satwa liar yang terancam punah di Möng La, Shan, Myanmar. Dan Bennett/Wikimedia

Konsep ‘One Health’ harus diutamakan untuk memungkinkan kita untuk mencegah pandemi

Agar bisa mengantisipasi dan menangani munculnya pandemi baru dengan lebih baik, perlu perubahan paradigma dengan melihat interaksi antara kesehatan manusia, kesehatan hewan, lingkungan, dan ekonomi.
Next step the world of work… but how much are the guys getting? Nottingham Trent University

Men earn £2,000 more than women within six months of graduating

The gender pay gap between women and men graduates has long been an indicator of pay disparities later along the career path. New data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency has shown there…
You can’t calculate for a confidence gap. AlenKadr/Shutterstock

One way to fix the gender gap in academia – only hire women

If you want more women in your organisation, advertise jobs that are designated for women only. That’s what Delft University of Technology did. Delft had a problem. It had too few women faculty members…
European green crabs, the party crashers of the American coasts. Lmbuga

Heed past lessons to save Arctic from invasive species

More shipping is sailing through thawing Arctic waters, but while these northern routes might provide opportunities for tourism, mining and cutting down delivery times, the ships may also carry stowaways…


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