Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

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APECS Annual Report 2017-2018 released

APECS has released its annual report for the period of October 2017 to September 2018! The APECS Annual Report 2017-2018 was compiled by the APECS International Directorate Office based on information reported by the APECS committees, project groups and National Committees.

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Article about APECS published in Polar Record

APECS is delighted to announce the publication of a journal article in Polar Record. The article summarises APECS' development since its foundation during the last International Polar Year (IPY) and highlights the valuable role of APECS' education and outreach initiatives, such as Polar Weeks, in training the next generation of polar early career scientists in a wide variety of skills from leadership to communication.

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APECS Polar Policy Webinar

From hostile work environments to all white faculty rosters, polar research can be a pretty intimidating place at times. In the age of MeToo, what are polar agencies doing about it? Find out at the APECS webinar "Polar Policy: How Polar Agencies Are Changing their Policies to be More Inclusive" on February 26th at 16:30-18:00 GMT.

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