GlobalArctic workshop

EPFL campus Lausanne

Workshop presenting the GlobalArctic programme and associated training opportunities to interested researchers.

Too close for comfort? Embedded science journalism in extreme environments

SwissTech Convention Center EPFL, Lausanne

Poles, oceans, pandemics: Science reporters are inevitably attracted by extreme environments. But reporting under such circumstances involves special relationships and risks between scientists, physicians, agencies, and journalists. Working in places that are dangerous or difficult to access often means science reporters must depend on sources for travel, accommodation, food, and …

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Night Polaire

Musée de la Main Rue du Bugnon 21, Lausanne

The Musée de la Main organises a special event on polar regions with inputs on different topics such as the role of polar regions on the global climate, the growing fascination with these regions attracting more and more adventure seeking travellers or northern lights. Contributions from Samuel Jaccard, Professor of …

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NACS Meeting

After successful meetings in St-Gallen, Zurich and Neuchâtel, the Network Arctic Collections Switzerland (NACS) invites all interested institutions and persons to this year’s event. The NACS meeting will take place on Monday 23 November 2020 and online, due to the sanitary situation. The meeting offers insights into the history of …

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One year in the Arctic – MOSAiC polar expedition

As part of the seminar series Science after Noon: The MOSAiC expedition took place in 2019-2020 with the goal of gaining fundamental knowledge for a better understanding of global climate change. Speakers: Prof. Thomas Frölicher Head of the Ocean Modeling Group, Department of Climate and Environmental Physics, Physics Institute, University …

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