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Looking for rapporteurs for upcoming IMBeR conference

The international programme Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics (ICED), in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), is looking for 6 early career scientists to help out as rapporteurs for the session “Managing the effects of change on Southern Ocean ecosystems: Understanding, challenges, and solutions” at the IMBeR Future Oceans2 Conference. The session is scheduled for Wednesday 19th June, 11am-3.30pm. Application deadline is on monday 10th of June 2019!

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Second China Polar Youth Forum

The second China Polar Youth Forum, hosted by China Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS China), was successfully held at the International Conference Hall on the 5thfloor of Student Activity Center in East Campus of University of Science and Technology of China(USTC) by Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Polar Environment and Global Change of School of Earth and Space Sciences of USTC from May 25 to 26, 2019.

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USAPECS Webinar Polar Science 101: Arctic Policy on 7 June

USAPESC newUSAPECS is hosting a ‘Polar Science 101’ webinar series this summer! The goal of the series is to share polar science in an easily and accessible way, and promote interdisciplinary collaboration amongst APECS members.

The June - Polar Science 101 webinar is titled Polar Science 101: Arctic Policy by Kelsey Aho on June 7th at 19:00 UCT. The 30 minute webinar (15 minute presentation and 15 minute Q&A) will introduce Kelsey and the Center for Arctic Policy Studies and will address the following:

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Nominations accepted for APECS International Mentorship Award 2019

apecs logo webNominations are now accepted for the APECS International Mentorship Award 2019!

APECS would like to recognize and honour the efforts of their mentors within the international polar science community. There are 2 award categories, which have been created to acknowledge the time and energy that mentors dedicated to early career researchers each year, and their efforts in building a supportive community.

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USAPECS Webinar on Polar Science 101: International Teamwork on 24 May

USAPESC newUSAPECS is hosting a ‘Polar Science 101’ webinar series this summer! The goal of the series is to share polar science in an easily and accessible way, and promote interdisciplinary collaboration amongst APECS members.

This month’s Polar Science 101 webinar is titled Polar Science 101: International Teamwork by Pedro Marques Quinteiro on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6 pm GMT. The 10-12 minute webinar will introduce Pedro and he will address the following:

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New INTERACT Fieldwork Planning Handbook published!

Fieldwork Handbook Logos UpdatedThe Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), the INTERACT Station Manager`s Forum and the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) are proud to announce that we have developed a Fieldwork Planning Handbook for scientists; just in time for the start of the Arctic field season! The handbook will facilitate safe fieldwork and maximise the results of research and monitoring activities in the Arctic and other cold regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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