Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Pileci Rosaria Erika PolarWeek March 2020Join us in celebrating the icy and Polar Regions of the world and create further awareness of the science and activities being conducted in the Arctic and the Antarctic.The APECS International Polar Week March 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting party! From the 15 to 21 March, we will be featuring some great activities organized by Polar early career researchers from around the world. 

This seven-day programme includes:

  • #PolarWeekPhoto photo challenge
  • a #ScientistsWhoSelfie selfie photo challenge
  • #PolarWeekArt drawing challenge
  • a Polar Quiz
  • a Polar Fun Facts edition
  • a Polar Indigenous collaboration
  • a selection of Polar Movies
  • some Polar Short Stories 
  • Live Twitter events and more.

We encourage you to share your own experiences with us using the hashtags: #PolarWeek, #ScientistsWhoSelfie, #PolarWeekPhoto and #PolarWeekArt. Don’t forget to seek out and help organize local events through your National Committees!

We encourage all APECS members and National Committees to organize their own activities. Let’s promote and profile all those great APECS members, mentors and educators that help us to understand better the Polar Latitudes! We would like to promote your activities, so please submit details through this form.

Find out more on our Polar Week page about the events happening around the world and how to participate. If you have any questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you for celebrating APECS International Polar Week March 2020 with us!

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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