This year’s Korea Arctic Academy (KAA) had a very diverse program, spanning from lectures on Arctic policy, climate change and educational challenges in the Arctic. A report from Paul Markusson, Vice President Mobility, UArctic.

The Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College invites applications for a PhD fellowship to study the impact of impurities and stress state on the deformation of polycrystalline ice. This position will be located in Hanover, New Hampshire.

To stimulate academic research and to strengthen cultural exchanges and promote academic cooperation in snow and ice architecture HIT, UArctic and the IASS Working Group 21 have organized the 2019 HIT International Ice and Snow Architecture Innovation Design and Construction Competition.  

10th Northern Political Economy Symposium will be organized on 14-15 November 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The symposium is organized by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland. Symposium is the side event for the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference 2019, which will take place on 12-13 November 2019.

The One Arctic - One Health report is a summary of the Finnish activities and achievements in the One Arctic - One Health project during the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. 

DTU Byg (department of Technical University of Denmark) announces one or more 3-year PhD position(s), funded under the research project "ABC - Arctic Building Practice". The project investigates Arctic construction practice in a broad sense, based in Greenland. Application deadline: September 15, 2019.

Call for Papers for Arctic Week 2019, which will take place from 9 to 13 December 2019 at the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (Paris, France) under the chairwomanship of Ségolène Royal and Alexandra Lavrillier. 

The 5th biennial Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) with the theme "Observing for Action" will be held March 31–April 2, 2020 as part of the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2020 in Akureyri, Iceland. Community input and perspectives for AOS are now invited in the form of white papers and short statements (deadline Oct 18, 2019).