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’

2 PhD and a postdoc position available in Marine Viral Ecology – NIOZ

Currently 2 PhD positions and one Postdoc position in Marine Viral Ecology are open for application at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) on Texel, Netherlands. * The first PhD position is within the FePhyrus project: "Iron limitation and viral lysis, phytoplankton caught between a rock and a hard place" For more information … Continue reading 2 PhD and a postdoc position available in Marine Viral Ecology – NIOZ

Questionnaire NWO Committee Polar Infrastructure (CPI)

Dear Polar Scientists!, You might have already received this message via an email we have sent around this week, but just to be sure we reach as many active polar researchers as possible here is another call to fill in a questionnaire of the NWO on the current polar infrastructure and needs from the active … Continue reading Questionnaire NWO Committee Polar Infrastructure (CPI)

Anglo-Dutch collaboration on Antarctica

The scientific journal 'Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography' has published a special edition on the marine system west of the Antarctic peninsula, with contributions of Dutch scientists amongst which our APECS Netherlands members Patrick Rozema, Libby Jones and Tristan Biggs. The edition highlights the fruitfull Anglo-Dutch collaborations. Here you'll find the links to the NWO … Continue reading Anglo-Dutch collaboration on Antarctica