Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Mentor Database

Maria Ximena, Senatore
Senior Researcher
Buenos Aires
  • Human and Social
Heritage, History, Archaeology, Museums
  • Antarctic
PhD in History (Universidad de Valladolid, Spain 2003). Specialist on Auxiliary Sciences for Restoration of Historical Heritage: Archaeology and Museology (Universidad de Vallodolid, Spain 1997). Archaeologist (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina 1995).
Senior Researcher at CONICET (National Council of Research Argentina) at the INAPL Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinomericano and Associate Professor (Cultural Heritage) Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral.
Vice President of International Polar Heritage Committee ICOMOS (2018-2021)
Project leadership in research projects on archaeology, history, heritage and tourism in Patagonia and Antarctica since 1996. Leader of field research in historical archaeology on the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica (1995 to 2000) and in South Patagonia (1998 to 2017). She lectured on the History of Antarctica on tourist cruises to Antarctica from 2004 to 2007.
  • Mentor Panels
    These panels are held at major international conferences and are coordinated by
    APECS members. Participation involves a 2-3 hour commitment on the day
    of the panel meeting.

  • One-on-One Mentoring
    Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
    alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
    management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.

  • Participation in live online discussions
    This will be advertised to all APECS members and will be facilitated by an
    APECS Council or Executive Committee Member. Transcripts will be
    posted online for future reference.

  • Online seminars
  • Email Exchange
  • SCAR Open Science Conferences
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