Workshop on Building with nature in the Arctic

The Dutch Arctic Circle (DAC) is organizing a workshop around "Building with Nature in the Arctic", in collaboration with Ecoshape and Van Oord. This workshop is part of the Blue Week Rotterdam. The workshop is open for all and free of charge. "The Dutch business, academia and government have bundled their Arctic knowledge, expertise and experience … Continue reading Workshop on Building with nature in the Arctic

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Nominate a mentor for the APECS International Mentor Award!

Dear members and friends of APECS NL, Connecting early career polar scientists to senior researchers (a.k.a. "mentors") is an important aspect of APECS. To honour the efforts of APECS mentors, the APECS International Mentorship Award is issued each year. We received the following update from the Mentor Award project group: We’d like to bring your … Continue reading Nominate a mentor for the APECS International Mentor Award!

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’

New board members

APECS Netherlands is looking for new board members! Are you interested in working in a team of polar enthousiasts and organize APECS events, update the Dutch polar community on the latest polar news, or represent APECS Netherlands in the APECS (international) board? Then fill in the website contact form for more information. 

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