Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Dear fellow Antarcticans, Our new free Antarctic MOOC is about to start, and we’d be really keen if you could help spread the word amongst your networks! Take a virtual field trip to discover the fascinating wildlife of Antarctica and meet the scientists and artists who live and work on the frozen continent.

Course name:                    Antarctica: Life on the Frozen Continent

Start date:                          13 November, 2019

Duration:                             4 weeks

Journey with Dr Veronika Meduna and Dr Rebecca Priestley to hear from biologists studying the unique wildlife, and researchers and artists living and working on the ice in this free, four-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) starting on 13 November, 2019.

Antarctica: Life on the Frozen Continent is Victoria University of Wellington’s latest course on the prestigious edX MOOC platform, and through lectures filmed on location will give learners an intimate understanding of how humans and animals adapt to life on the coldest, driest, windiest continent on Earth.

Enrol in the course now

Let me know if you have any questions! (Rebecca Priestley <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>) 

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