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In our APECS News, you can find news from and about the wider APECS network and our many events, activities and resources organized and developed by the APECS leadership, project groups and National Committees

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We keep only the news of the last 3 months on this page. Older news can be accessed in our APECS News Archive.  

Breaking News: The APECS Directorate is moving…

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A new host for the APECS Directorate has been found: The Arctic University of Norway (UiT) in Tromsø in partnership with the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) and the High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment (FRAM) will be hosting the APECS Directorate for the coming 5 years, from the beginning of 2022 until the end of 2026!

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Polar Pint of Science

uk polar network logoIn the run-up to COP26 and in collaboration with the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT), the UK Polar Network is organising a series of online Pint of Science talks:

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Applications now open for IASC Fellowships 2022

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The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council, the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA), the Sustaining Arctic Observing Network (SAON)  in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) are excited to announce several fellowships this year: 

  • IASC Fellowship Program 2022
  • SDWG-IASSA-IASC Fellowship 
  • SAON-IASC Fellowship

Please note that you can apply for all three fellowships but can only be accepted to one of them.

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The winner of the Polar Week September 2021 Photo Competition are...

The votes on our September 2021 Polar Week Photo Competition are in. More than 180 people voted on the 36 amazing submissions on polar and alpine photographs. A big thank you to all the people who submitted a picture and another thank you to everyone who voted and made this photo competition happen. 

We are happy to now announce the winners of our photo competition. 

Congratulations to ... Wilson (Wai Yin) Cheung and Pierre Coupel!

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