Cross-cultural network management: case study in connecting young Barents -network

Cross-cultural network management: case study in connecting young Barents -network Tiina Idström (2013) The purpose of this thesis is to examine the reflections of cultural diversity on network management. The theoretical background of the research is in theories of cultural diversity and network management. As the basic theory of national cultures, I have used Hofstede’s cultural dimensions which are power–distance, …

Project: Barents Logistics II

Barents Logistics II Lead Partner: University of Oulu, Finland The main goal of the project is to develop logistics competencies and deepen educational cooperation between the universities and educational institutions together with public and business organizations in the Barents Region.

Project: Barents Freeway Project

Barents Freeway Project Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment for Lapland (ELYLAP), Finland In response to new challenges arising this project sets out to improve the economic and social development of the local communities in the Kolarctic area.

Project: Sustainable Mining, local communities and environmental regulation in Kolarctic area (SUMILCERE)

Sustainable Mining, local communities and environmental regulation in Kolarctic area (SUMILCERE) Lead Partner: University of Lapland, Finland Project’s overall objectives are to support public-private collaboration for achieving the sustainable development; to enhance the using of developed practises and recommendations for sustainable social licensing, environmental regulation; to sustain research network collaboration; to contribute to the diminishing risks in global mining investments …

Project: HePuPro

HePuPro LeadPartner: Lapland Univeristy of Applied Sciences, Finland The idea of the project lies in the field of heat pump system development, testing and certification and bringing it to the market.

Programme: Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents region

Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents region (CYAR) Barents Euro-Arctic Council Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents region (CYAR) is a multilateral programme carried out in Norway and run by the Steering Committee on Youth and Children at Risk.The major goal of the Programme is to find effective solutions for common problems faced by marginal children …

Project: MineHealth – Sustainability of miners´well-geing, health and work ability in the Barents Region

MineHealth – Sustainability of miners´well-geing, health and work ability in the Barents Region Lead Partner: Umeå University Department of Public Health & Clinical, Sweden The project will provide long term sustainability of well-being, health and work ability among workers in the mining industry on the Barents region. Work in the mining industry situated in the Barents region is characterized by exposure …

Project: Barents Mediasphere

Lead Partner: Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland The “Barents Mediasphere” – is a new and long awaited project which mainly aimed at creation of a cross-border media network able to arrange training courses and meetings for regional journalists, as well as to produce media content.The goal of the Barents Mediasphere project is to create a flexible cooperation mechanism for journalists working …

Project: Climate Change and Biodiversity

Climate Change and Biodiversity Lead Partner: University of Umeå, Sweden The capacity of protected areas in the Barents Region to conserve biodiversity threatened by climate change project is initiated by the Umeå University as its already second project related to vulnerable ecosystem and biodiversity of the Barents Region.