Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


ASSW2013 logoASSW2013 logo polar bearArctic Science Summit Week 2013 in Krakow, Poland, was a great success this year and many talented early career researchers used this conference to present their research projects. The three best posters by early career researchers attending the conference were awarded Poster Awards. The winners were announced in the closing ceremony of the conference. Congratulations on behalf of APECS to:

- Alexandra Bernardova (Centre for Polar Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czeck Republic): What is hidden in reindeer's droppings? A botantical and parasitological study

- Monika Kędra (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, Maryland, USA): Organic matter sources and sinks in high Arctic fjord

- Jennifer Ann McGetrick (School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada): Expert Assessment of Geographic Information Science (GIS) for Health Communication in Natural Resource Development of the Canadian Arctic

The Poster Awards were coordinated by APECS with the help of Yulia Zaika, Gerlis Fugmann, Maja Lisowska, Julia Schmale and Alexey Pavlov. A special thank you from all of us to the many poster judges for taking their time evaluating the posters! All award recipients received free registration for the Arctic Science Summit Week 2015 in Japan! Thank you to the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and the organizing committees for the Arctic Science Summit Weeks in Poland 2013 and in Japan 2015 for making these awards possible.

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