Below is a list of articles about APECS and our efforts. If you want to present APECS at a conference you are going to, that would be great - just be sure to let us know so we can add it to our list.

Yulia Zaika talked about the Gaining the leadership experience in the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists in the Institute of the North's Top of the World Telegraph.

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From The Antarctic Sun on June 15th 2012

Getting started: APECS helps early-career scientists navigate the demands of polar research

Allen Pope, Jose Xavier and Jenny Beaseman are talking about latest International Polar Year (IPY) and the role of APECS in providing opportunities for polar early career scientists.

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final_ipy_report_thumbWe are very proud to release a report summarizing the past 4 years of APECS activities. We have achieved a great deal in a very short time and should all be impressed by the amount of work that you and your fellow early career colleagues have put in to making our organization a success. A special thank you to all those great mentors who helped to share their advice over the years by participating in APECS events as well as providing advice on how best to grow our organization. Congratulations APECS!!!

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science_careersFrom Science Careers Blog on July 5, 2010

Getting a Young Scientists' Association off the Ground

If you want to start an organization aimed at encouraging and supporting young scientists, get senior scientists involved. This was one of the key messages of a presentation by Jenny Baeseman of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) at this weekend's Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) in Turin, Italy.

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In fact,thereporter he’d never been on a plane until last winter. But he made up for it big time — by flying to Antarctica for a research project.
chrisjohnsonJohnson, son of Mitch and Paula Johnson of Fond du Lac, is working on a master’s degree in forest ecology and management at Michigan Technological University.
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Primera cumbre internacional de glaciólogos post Copenhague se desarrolló en Valdivia

Uno de los acuerdos más importantes fue plantearle a la Unesco que declare los testigos de hielo como Patrimonio Histórico Climático

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- From an article in the Stevens Point Journal
A college professor from Stevens Point will spend the next three weeks in Antarctica researching how climate change affects carbon dioxide levels in the soil. UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources  professor Dr. Les Werner left Saturday to join 20 other international research scientists and students at a Russian research station on King George Island.

… Internal grants will make it possible for Werner to conduct the research. He also credits Jenny Baeseman, a 1998 alumna, with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists who has made an effort to include UWSP as a collaborating research university.

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- Press Release from the University of Delaware

Three University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) graduate students are not only planning to present their research at an international conference, they are organizing the entire event.

Geography students Penelope Wagner, Rachel Bernstein and Gina Henderson have earned an invitation from Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) to host a two-day student conference as part of its March 2011 Polar Marine Science meeting in Ventura, Calif. “Gordon Research Conferences are a top-notch, international series of conferences that sponsor some of the most cutting-edge research that's available in the world today,” said Cathleen Geiger, research associate professor in geography and adviser to Wagner and Bernstein.
“This is a very high-level role,” Geiger said. “Plus, these students have a framework to work from, and they're getting to do this before they even get a Ph.D.

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