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

Our 2015 – 2016 Annual Report is now available!

You can see our full annual report online here in English and French. If you would like a print version then please contact us with your name and address.

ACUNS Director Karla Williamson becomes tenured professor at the Univsersity of Saskatchewan

We are most proud to announce that one of our directors, Karla Jessen Williamson, is now a tenured professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Karla has attained a position not many Inuit in Canada pursue, but just as she is an inspiration to us, she will be an inspiration to others seeking a place in academia.

Congratulations, Karla!

Photo by: Thomas Rohner

Read more on the story from Nunatsiaq Online news here.

The application process for the CNST Awards is now closed.

Thank you to all the early career researchers who submitted their application. A reminder that only successful candidates will be notified.

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.