Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


The votes on our Antarctica Day 2021 Photo Contest are in. More than 130 people voted on the 14 amazing submissions under the overarching theme “My favourite thing about Antarctica”. A big thank you to all the people who submitted a picture and another thank you to everyone who voted and made this photo contest happen. 

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

Congratulations to ... Praveen Thakur,  Wilson (Wai Yin) Cheung and Giuseppe Suaria


 1st place: Praveen Thakur (photo 12 with 55,1%, 76 votes)

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2nd place: Wilson (Wai Yin) Cheung (photo 5 with 18,1%, 25 votes)

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3rd place: Giuseppe Suaria (photo 7 with 6,5%, 9 votes)

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