Dear APECS members in the Netherlands, It's a rainy day and summer seems to be coming to an end. What an excellent opportunity to start thinking about the polar events coming up this winter! In particular, we want to remind you of the Dutch Polar Symposium on December 2nd in the Hague. The symposium will … Continue reading Calling early career researchers – Polar Symposium December 2nd
You're invited to the Arctic Strategy Seminar on September 18th! As a research project focused on reconstructing historical human impact in Svalbard, we know how important a careful balance of stakeholders’ interests is in the Arctic. We are looking forward to introducing participants to the complexity of Arctic resource negotiations by enacting the "SMARTIC" role-play … Continue reading Arctic Strategy Seminar – Sep. 18th
Thursday 2 December | 09.30 to 17.00Museon | Stadhouderslaan 37 | The Hague You are warmly invited to join the annual Polar Symposium. NPP-NWO, APECS Netherlands and the Dutch Arctic Circle (DAC) joined forces to once again present a day full of state-of-the-art polar science, relevant results, new developments and most of all networking opportunities. … Continue reading Save the Date: Dutch Polar Symposium 02-12-2021
APECS is now accepting applications for the APECS Council for October 2021 to September 2022. The APECS Council is the larger of the two leadership committees of APECS. Its members lead Project Groups (e.g. webinars, workshops, Polar Weeks), coordinate APECS activities, and govern the organisation. Joining the Council as a Project Group Coordinator is a … Continue reading Apply for the APECS Council 2021-2022
APECS, our mother-organization, is looking for 5 new members for the Executive Committee. As a member of the 2021-2022 Executive Committee you will help to run APECS on a day-to-day basis and help shape the future of early career polar researchers. Find out more about eligibility and the ExCom on the APECS website, and apply … Continue reading Applications Open for APECS Executive Committee
The annual Winter School of the Arctic Centre at the University of Groningen is scheduled for January 24th-29th, 2022. The Winter School is aimed at (inter-) national civil servants and policy makers, politicians, managers, financial experts, (young) academics and PhD students. The programme consists of lectures, discussions and assignments and focuses on sustainable, multidisciplinary solutions … Continue reading Arctic Centre Winter School
Greetings Polar enthusiasts!Today marks our anniversary as a National Committee within APECS. What better time than this to share our call for new board members... Call for board members Dear APECS members in the Netherlands, The APECS Netherlands National Committee is professionalizing and expanding its activities. After some relatively quiet years, we have a new … Continue reading It’s Our Birthday & New Board!
Since last month, APECS NL has a new board! Esther Kokmeijer will continue to commit herself to the APECS NL board and new board members Linde van Bets and Rúna Magnússon have joined the team. We are looking forward to organizing events and strengthening the APECS NL network. Please feel free to reach out to … Continue reading Meet APECS NL’s new board!
This year, APECS member Marjolein Admiraal joined the Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders program in Norway. Marjolein is a PhD candidate at the University of Groningen, working on polar archeology. You can read about her experiences below. How the Emerging Leaders 2018 program helped to ‘connect the Arctic’ By: Marjolein Admiraal The Emerging Leaders program is … Continue reading How the Emerging Leaders 2018 program helped to ‘connect the Arctic’
On March 11th 2017 the 11th edition of 'Pool tot Pool dag' was held in the Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. 'Pool tot Pool dag' is a yearly returning polar outreach event organised by Jack Kauw, Michelle van Dijk and Frieda van Essen, where people from different disciplines in polar research/art present their work for … Continue reading 11th edition of ‘Pool tot Pool dag’ – 11 March 2017