Update of the list of field and summer schools 2022

International field and summer schools are a great opportunity for students to benefit from high-quality teaching, enhance their field experience and network with other students and early-career researchers with international backgrounds. The SPI supports the cost related to the participation in field schools and training programmes for master’s and doctoral […]

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Start of the Arctic Century Expedition

On the 5 August 2021, at 17:00, the research vessel Akademik Tryoshnikov left Murmansk with 59 international scientists on board and hence officially starting the Arctic Century Expedition, organised jointly by the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI), the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), in Russia and the Helmholtz Centre for […]

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GPS being used for site recording during Antarctic fieldwork

Workshop: data management in the field

Managing data and samples whilst undertaking fieldwork in remote, high-altitude and polar regions requires careful and thorough planning. An online workshop on Wednesday 29 September 2021, organised by APECS Switzerland and the Swiss Polar Institute, will discuss good data management practice and provide tips on how to plan and undertake […]

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New representatives for APECS Switzerland

Amy Macfarlane and Nicolas Jullien are the new representatives for APECS in Switzerland. The SPI congratulates them for these roles! You can find below a note they wish to address to you. As the new APECS representatives in Switzerland, we look forward to welcoming all early career researchers (ECRs) in […]

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