Welcome to the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)

ACUNS is looking for a new Student Representative to our Board of Directors

ACUNS is seeking a doctoral candidate with a research focus in northern physical sciences, social sciences and humanities, or health, to join its Board of Directors as the Student Representative.

The commitment involves four to five meetings per year. Most meetings are conducted over teleconference, but at least one meeting per year takes place face-to-face (expenses paid) and coincides with ACUNS’ annual general meeting in the fall. Each meeting requires approximately 30 minutes of preparation in the form of reading and reviewing documents.

Please fill out the attached form as an expression of interest and contact Executive Director, Jeanette Doucet, for more information.

Registration for the ACUNS CNST Awards now open

The ACUNS Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards are now accepting applications until January 31, 2017. For criteria and to apply, click here.

Opportunity for PhD student at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dr. Marie Clément at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland is looking for a PhD student to develop a project to incorporate scientific and local ecological knowledge and the findings of an observer network, working towards improving policies management practices for the sustainability of capelin fisheries and conservation.

For more information, contact Dr. Marie Clément at the Fisheries and Marine Institute.

About Us

For over thirty years the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) has successfully promoted the advancement of northern scholarship through its mandate and programs.

For more information about us, click here.