The Swiss Polar Institute will support up to three Swiss early career scientists to cover the registration and travel costs.

The call for applications for the International PhD School under the leadership of Sentinel North of Université Laval, the Canadian transdisciplinary research program dealing with the changing North, is open until 28 January 2018.

This year’s edition will take place on board the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen from 12 to 24 July 2018 under the motto Shedding Light on Arctic Marine Ecosystem Services.

Participants will experience an exceptional transdisciplinary training in close interaction with top scientists and in a highly technological environment.

Bringing together a wide range of disciplines, the school will focus on the following themes:

  • The fundamental role of light in marine ecosystems;
  • The potential of light for the study of the changing Arctic;
  • Light-driven processes and Arctic marine ecosystem services.

Please apply directly via the website of the organiser. For any questions, please contact the SPI Secretariat: secretariat.spi@epfl.ch.