The Call for Abstracts for the UArctic Congress is now open until March 16, 2018. We welcome submissions to more than fifty science sessions to be held in Oulu from September 5 and concluding in Helsinki on September 7, 2018.

When I was growing up, the University of Oulu was a natural choice for a place to study. During my master studies, I saw the fast development of the ‘miracle of Oulu’, which was a name for rapid development of electronics and ICT-industries in Oulu. At the same time, I witnessed a decline in mining and forest cluster industri...