Arctic Strategy Seminar – Sep. 18th

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

Save the Date: Dutch Polar Symposium 02-12-2021

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

Apply for the APECS Council 2021-2022

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

Applications Open for APECS Executive Committee

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

Arctic Centre Winter School

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

It’s Our Birthday & New Board!

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!

How the Emerging Leaders 2018 program helped to ‘connect the Arctic’

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’

11th edition of ‘Pool tot Pool dag’ – 11 March 2017

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

Arctic Frontiers 2017 – Tromsø

In January this year several APECS Netherlands members joined the yearly Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway. Below you’ll find short personal reports on the different experiences of APECS members Max Holthuis, Fokje Schaafsma and Douwe Maat who joined the meeting and associated programs. We want to encourage APECS Netherlands members to consider application to … Continue reading Arctic Frontiers 2017 – Tromsø