On Saturday, March 10th, Linde van Bets, Rúna Magnússon and Hans Slagter of APECS NL visited the Pool tot Pool dag and represented APECS NL. The Pool tot Pool dag (Pole to Pole day) is an annual outreach event for enthusiasts of polar regions at the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden, where scientists, artists … Continue reading APECS NL at the Pool tot Pool dag 2018
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’
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
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)
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
Two PhD positions became available at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) and the University of Utrecht (UU). The first position focuses on the migratory bird Branta leucopsis (or the Barnacle goose), whereas the other project aims to reconstruct the Southern Ocean surface water structure and dynamics during the Oligocene and Miocene. For more information on both … Continue reading PhD positions
In de financieringsronde van 2016 van het Nederlands Polair Programma (NPP) heeft het domeinbestuur dertien aanvragen goedgekeurd. De nieuwe onderzoeksprojecten gaan onder meer over de gevolgen van de ontdooiende permafrost, invasieve soorten, lichaamsverkleining bij trekvogels, bodembacteriën en een klimaatkoelend gas. . . . lees hier verder!
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