Prix de Quervain
The call for the "Prix de Quervain" for Polar and High Altitude Research is now open. The prize aims at awarding students and early career scientists for their research conducted in, or concerning polar regions. The two funding organisations are the Swiss Committee on Polar and High Altitude Research (SKPH) and the Commission for the Research Station on Jungfraujoch (SKJF)...
Due to the latest developments in the spread of the coronavirus, we are unfortunately cancelling the Swiss Polar Day 2020, the health and safety training scheduled for 21/22 March and all activities requrering the gatering of people. We will keep you posted about planned activities on a regular basis and stay reachable through our usual channels, should you have any question. The SPI team wishes you all the best for the coming weeks ...
Special evening on polar regions at the Musee de la Main
On 13 February, the Musée de la Main is organising a special event on Polar regions with inputs on different topics such as the role of Polar regions on the global climate, the growing fascination with these regions attracting more and more adventure seeking travellers or northern lights. The whole event will take place in a festive environments with Polar music and drinks. More information on the event can be found here: https://www...
Date(s) - 17/04/2020
University of Zurich, KOL-F-101
Due to the latest developments in the spread of the coronavirus, we are unfortunately cancelling the Swiss Polar Day 2020 event on 17 April. We will evaluate later in the year the opportunity to organise a networking event for the Swiss Polar Community. We stay reachable through our usual channels, should you have any question.
The Swiss Polar Day gathers the Swiss scientific community around international keynote speakers active in the Arctic, Antarctic and high-altitude regions. It is also an opportunity to debate and give inputs on SPI’s activities and future priorities.
The one-day conference is open to all active or aspiring members of the Swiss academic community interested or experienced in polar regions. Students, young scientists and experienced researchers from all fields are warmly invited to network and contribute to the debate!
The programme is currently under preparation and will be published soon.