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“PARADiCE – The Procession of Glaciers” documentary screening

Alpole Route des Ronquos 86, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

A Canal9 | Kanal9 documentary film (2023, 52 min., original version in French, English subtitles). The screening will take place in SPI's Reading Room, in the presence of film director Hugo Cousino.   Programme: 17:30 - Welcome 17:45 - Screening 18:45 - Discussion 19:00 - Aperitif Free admission. Due to […]

Tips for planning a successful field campaign

HG D 5.2 Rämistrasse 101, Zurich, Switzerland

From administrative hurdles to equipment failure and changing weather conditions, fieldwork can become a tumultuous experience hindering scientific research. In this event, speakers from diverse backgrounds will share their experience and perspectives on planning a successful field campaign. This event is specifically designed for early-career researchers to learn more about […]

Remote Scientific Fieldwork & Social Dynamics Course

Alpole Route des Ronquos 86, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

Fieldwork is an integral part of geoscience research. A positive and supportive group culture is an essential part of ensuring that field teams can be maximally productive and safe during field campaigns. In this course led by Mylène Jacquemart, postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, we will cover leadership and communication […]

Swiss Polar Day 2024

University of Fribourg Bd de Pérolles 90, Fribourg, Switzerland

This event is the annual gathering of the Swiss polar science community and includes national and international keynotes, networking opportunities and updates on recent developments in polar research. The Swiss Polar Day 2024 will be held in Fribourg and will feature: keynotes by Michael Sigl (University of Bern) on paleovolcanism, […]