The Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) is now accepting applications for the second call for the KOPRI Fellowship Program 2023. It has two schemes; the Arctic Fellowship Program and the Antarctic Fellowship Program and applicants should be either currently enrolled in a master or doctoral program or within 5 years of finishing their master or doctoral degree.Read more ...
Polar and Alpine Community News
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In our Polar and Alpine Community News we feature news from the many partners that APECS is working with, as well as other news from a variety of sources related to research in the Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine regions as well as the wider Cryosphere. Many thanks to APECS members and the wider Polar research community for contributing to this shared resources!
We keep only the news of the last 3 months on this page. Older news can be accessed in our Polar and Alpine News Archive.
The Research school on changing climates in the coupled earth system (CHESS) invites PhD students to apply for a summer school on cryospheric monitoring and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction that will be held in the Lyngen Alps of Northern Norway between the 17th and 22nd of September. The course will focus on combining satellite observations and UAVs to study recent glaciers and rock glaciers changes, as well as lake sediment coring and quaternary field-based mapping to reconstruct longer-term changes over palaeo timescales. Thanks to generous support from the University of Bergen academia agreement 10 fully funded spots for PhD students working on related topics are being offered.Read more ...
INSTANT Conference 2023 will be offering a limited number of travel grants to participate in the conference in Trieste from 11-14 September. Grants may cover part or all of the travel costs associated with participating in the conference. Applications will be considered only upon abstract submission. Please submit your application here.Read more ...
The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is seeking applications for co-leads for the Diversity and Inclusion Community of Practice. New co-leads will join Sarah Aarons (Scripps/UCSD), Tracie Curry (Northern Social Environmental Research), Allen Pope (National Science Foundation), and Monika Sikand (Stevens Institute of Technology). We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and all career stages to apply.
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To support and increase the number of Early Career (ECS) and Indigenous Scientists (IS) at the IGS Symposium on Sea Ice – Across Temporal and Spatial Scales, together with partners, we offer funding to partially cover the expenses to attend the conference.
- Prerequisite: early career scientist (up to five years after PhD) or indigenous scientist
- Support will cover the symposium registration fee (if registered before the Early-bird deadline 28 March 2023) and variable travel support depending on location of residence (300€–1000€).
Please visit the Early Career support section on the local website.
This autumn SIOS will offer a training course “Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles in Svalbard (UAV4Svalbard)” to teach the effective use of UAVs in Svalbard research.
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