APECS Benelux teams up for Antarctica Day!

The APECS entities of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg have, after some skype sessions last fall, decided to team up to organize an international outreach project within the context of Antarctica Day for elementary school children. Antarctica Day is a tradition within APECS and usually revolves around outreach projects teaching young children about Antarctica (or, … Continue reading APECS Benelux teams up for Antarctica Day!

Participate in upcoming events!

The Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme and Antarctica Day are approaching fast! We want to remind you that there are several possibilities to take part in these events actively. If you are coming the Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme on December 7th, do not forget to sign up for our APECS NL Dinner … Continue reading Participate in upcoming events!

Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme

NWO and APECS Netherlands are pleased to invite you for the annual Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme, to be held on Friday the 7th of December, 2018 in The Hague. The title of this year’s symposium is: ‘Polar Impacts’ The symposium programme will cover the following three themes: Theme 1 | International collaboration, governance and … Continue reading Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme

Antarctica Day

Each year on December 1st, APECS commemorates the signing of the Antarctic treaty in 1959. Traditionally, this is done through the organization of outreach activities around the world. You can see older activities organized by APECS here. The APECS boards of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are joining forces this year to provide an interactive … Continue reading Antarctica Day

Apply for IASC fellowship

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), invites Early Career Scientists (ECS) to apply for the 2019 IASC Fellowship Program. For more information please see the IASC website or contact the IASC Fellowship Coordinator Maja Lisowska (maja.lisowska@us.edu.pl) or the APECS Executive Director Gerlis Fugmann (info@apecs.is). … Continue reading Apply for IASC fellowship

Save the Date – Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme

NWO and APECS would like to invite you to the annual Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme (NPP). This year’s polar symposium will take place December, 7th at NWO in The Hague. The symposium is entitled ‘Polar Impacts’. The symposium programme is centered around three themes concentrating on the topic of Polar Impacts: 1.“Environmental and … Continue reading Save the Date – Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme

Infobijeenkomst Icewhale Foundation

28 september, 13:30 - 16:30, NWO, Den Haag. Zie de bijgevoegde flyer voor meer informatie. Graag uiterlijk vandaag aanmelden! Uit de uitnodiging van de Icewhale Foundation: In het Noordpoolijs tussen Groenland en Spitsbergen leven IJswalvissen. Het zijn de op één na grootste zoogdieren ter wereld. Ze hebben een grote rol gespeeld in de Nederlandse geschiedenis, … Continue reading Infobijeenkomst Icewhale Foundation

APECS NL update

Dear followers, some interesting updates after a period of silence during the summer season! Board member Rúna spent her summer in the tundra of North-Eastern Siberia monitoring permafrost status and vegetation dynamics. Board member Esther is concluding a successful exhibition at Tent Rotterdam. Time for some APECS News and announcements of new adventures! Next week … Continue reading APECS NL update