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Century of Antarctic Science celebrated by Australia, UK and Switzerland

Online

To celebrate a century of scientific collaboration in Antarctica between Australia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, the SPI invites you to attend a public lecture with eminent scientists that will discuss the progress of Antarctic science over this period, some of the significant achievements, current areas of research focus and […]

Polar Social Sciences & Humanities: Spotlight on Swiss Research #3

Together with Yvon Csonka, the SPI organises the workshop Polar Social Sciences & Humanities: Spotlight on Swiss Research #3, dedicated to polar social sciences and humanities (SSH) that will be held on Friday 12 March, from 13:30 to 16:45. Here is the agenda of the workshop: 13:30 - 13:45    […]

Planning your field activities in spite of COVID

The SPI and Prof. Blaise Genton co-organise an event dedicated to the planification of field campaigns and expeditions in times of COVID-19. It will be the occasion to share knowledge about personal experience and learn how to carefully manage health plans for fieldwork. Registration: closed. Considering that places are limited, […]

SPI Flagship Initiatives information event #2

During this 1 hr online information event the SPI will present its new funding instrument, the SPI Flagship Initiatives. Participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions regarding the programme and the application procedure. SPI Flagship Initiatives will be multi-annual programmes combining science and technology projects from different disciplines […]

SPI Flagship Initiatives information event #1

During this 1 hr online information event the SPI will present its new funding instrument, the SPI Flagship Initiatives. Participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions regarding the programme and the application procedure. SPI Flagship Initiatives will be multi-annual programmes combining science and technology projects from different disciplines […]

Polar Access Fund – Data management in the field

Every year, SPI organises events targeting the needs of the early-career grantees of the funding instrument Polar Access Fund. This year, the grantees will join us Friday 20 November 2020, online, for an afternoon dedicated to the data management in the field. All stages of data management will be covered, from […]

Swiss Polar Day 2.0

University of Zurich KOH-B-10, Zurich

The Swiss Polar Institute invites you to participate in its next event. The Swiss Polar Day is the annual networking event for the Swiss polar and high-altitude research community. Please book the date in your diary for the Swiss Polar Day 2.0 on 16 October 2020 from 15:00 - 17:00 […]

Swiss Polar Institute Lunch Briefing

UNIL campus University of Lausanne, Lausanne

SPI organises a briefing at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) to present its activities and polar research opportunities for Master’s students and researchers from all career stages. The event will take place in room 1612, Géopolis Building. This presentation will be in "co-modal", to allow participation from the people who […]

Polar Social Sciences & Humanities: Spotlight on Swiss Research

Swiss Academy of Human and Social Sciences Laupenstrasse 7, Bern

Aims of the workshop Provide a forum for exchange for the Swiss SSH community active in polar regions, create a new dynamic for joint projects or interdisciplinary collaborations, find out about possible unmet needs and potential support Programme  10:00 – 10:30    Welcome & Coffee 10:30 – 10:55     Introduction by Yvon […]

Arts meet Polar Science – networking & discussions

Cabaret Voltaire Spiegelgasse 1, Zurich

Pro Helvetia and the SPI have jointly launched a pilot project named PolARTS. PolARTS will support three tandems consisting of a polar scientist and an arts practitioner in order to offer a new platform for the interplay between art and science. More information on the programme can be found here. Polar […]

Polar Access Fund Event

BNP Paribas (Suisse) Place de Hollande 2, Geneva

Speed meeting event for BNP Paribas’ collaborators with the Polar Access Fund grantees, followed by a workshop and the unveiling of a thematic exhibition on polar field trips. Co-organised by BNP Paribas Foundation Switzerland.

Round table Swiss – AWI collaboration

EPFL campus Lausanne

Round table and exchange between EPFL/Swiss researchers and AWI Director Antje Boetius, about Swiss – AWI collaboration and future common opportunities