Articles by: Charmilie Nault

Meet a polar scientist

*Français ci-dessous* Swiss Polar Class: «Frag den Polarforscher!» Warum reisen jedes Jahr so viele Forscher in die eisig kalten Regionen der Welt? Und was machen Polarforscher eigentlich den ganzen Tag? Eine Polarforscherin erzählt euch online per Zoom mehr darüber und beantwortet die Fragen eurer Schülerinnen und Schüler. Wann?Donnerstag, 27. Mai […]

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Vacancy for Scientific Director

The Swiss Polar Institute is looking for a new Scientific Director. Applicants should be leading scientists in polar/high-altitude research with strong research credentials anchored in the Swiss research community. The contract will offer a position at 20% (annualised) and have a duration of 4 years, renewable once. See the announcement […]

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Call announcement: SPI Flagship Initiatives

The SPI Flagship Initiative programme, enabling ambitious Swiss-led multi-annual and multi-disciplinary research programmes in polar or remote high-altitude regions, has just been launched. The funding will be focused on field campaigns (logistics, safety, etc.), data management, outreach, and programme coordination, thus providing temporary infrastructure for a Swiss-led polar research programme. The SPI Flagship […]

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SPI involved in EU-PolarNet 2

Following its participation in EU-PolarNet, the Swiss Polar Institute is now a partner of the EU-PolarNet 2 consortium, funded by Horizon 2020. Through EU-PolarNet 2, SPI will contribute to the mapping of existing strengths and capabilities in European polar research, help identify short and long-term polar science needs, shape future […]

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Swiss Polar Institute gains new national status

Founded in 2015 with the aim of supporting the research community, the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI) has now been selected as a “Research institution of national importance” for the period 2021-2024. This new status and additional funding by the Swiss Confederation will raise SPI to a new level to support […]

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