The agreement outlines details for hosting the new UArctic Associate Vice-President Research Analytics at the Umeå University. In addition, with the new agreement, Umeå University will lead UArctic’s research analytics activities as well as hold the leadership of the UArctic Thematic Network on Research Analytics and Bibliometrics.

The position of the UArctic Associate Vice-President for Research Analytics is held by Professor Rickard Danell.

The signing event took place at the UArctic Assembly 2023, held on 22-26 May in Quebec City, Canada. The meeting was hosted by Université Laval.