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

PhD positions

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

Toekenningen Nederlands Polair Programma

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!

11th edition of ‘Pool tot Pool dag’ – 11 March 2017

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

Arctic Frontiers 2017 – Tromsø

In January this year several APECS Netherlands members joined the yearly Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway. Below you’ll find short personal reports on the different experiences of APECS members Max Holthuis, Fokje Schaafsma and Douwe Maat who joined the meeting and associated programs. We want to encourage APECS Netherlands members to consider application to … Continue reading Arctic Frontiers 2017 – Tromsø

Evaluation Report APECS Netherlands/ Belgium Symposium 2016!

In the fall of 2016 the national APECS committees of the Netherlands and Belgium joined efforts in organizing a shared symposium. Organizers of the symposium were Ariadna Szczybelski and Douwe Maat from the APECS NL board and Henrik Christiansen and Igor Stelmach Pessi from the APECS BE board. The symposium was held on the 2nd of … Continue reading Evaluation Report APECS Netherlands/ Belgium Symposium 2016!

Winner(s) of the APECS BE/NL “Antarctica Day” Photo competition

This is it, the big day has arrived, Antarctica Day is happening today and with it, we can announce the winners of our photo competition. But before releasing the name of the winners *** drum rolls **** both the Belgian and and the Dutch APECS committee would like to thank you all for making our competition such … Continue reading Winner(s) of the APECS BE/NL “Antarctica Day” Photo competition

Outreach event Antarctic Research – by Patrick Rozema

In March 2016, I received an email from a coordinator at a primary school with the question: “Would you like to give one or two guest lectures about your experiences in the Antarctic?” and I thought to myself: “Yes, of course!.” Thus, after a few emails, we’ve settled on a date at the end of … Continue reading Outreach event Antarctic Research – by Patrick Rozema