Calling early career researchers – Polar Symposium December 2nd

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

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!

We are building a page to promote YOU!

Dear members of APECS Netherlands, We are giving our website a small facelift before the online Polar Symposium 2020. You may notice all annoying adds are gone, and that you can now reach us via (Don't worry, the old address will continue to work as well). But we realized that the most important … Continue reading We are building a page to promote YOU!

Online Dutch Polar Symposium 2020

Dear polar researchers, Winter is approaching, which means that it is time for a new Poolsymposium! This year, the annual Dutch Polar Symposium ("Poolsymposium") that NWO organizes in collaboration with APECS, will take place online. The programme will consist of a 1-hr webinar hosted by polar meteorologist and weatherman Peter Kuipers Munneke, accompanied by an … Continue reading Online Dutch Polar Symposium 2020