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Ice Melt / Snowmelt and their impact on mountain regions in Colorado and Switzerland

University of Colorado Village Center at William’s Village, 500 30th Street, Boulder, CO, United States

The Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco will hold a series of events in Boulder, Colorado on 3 and 4 June 2024, with the support of the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI), the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA), and the Embassy of Switzerland in the United States of […]

Rencontres au pôle Nord

Ferme-Asile | La Grenette Rue du Grand-Pont 24, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

In collaboration with the Swiss Polar Institute, Ferme-Asile organises a guided tour of the GRAND NORD exhibition in the company of a scientist and an artist for a polyphonic exchange as they comment on the exhibited artworks and put their perspectives in dialogue. The tour will be in French only. […]

Prix de Quervain 2023 – Symposium & Award Ceremony

Alpines Museum der Schweiz Helvetiaplatz 4, Bern, Bern, Switzerland

  The award ceremony for the Prix de Quervain 2023 will take place on 30 November at the Alpine Museum in Bern. The Prix de Quervain for Polar and High-Altitude Research is attributed to early-career scientists for outstanding achievements in their MA or PhD thesis, or other research projects. The public event will […]

Including polar and high-altitude regions in your research – Opportunities with the Swiss Polar Institute

University of Geneva Rue des Maraîchers 13, Geneva, Switzerland

Have you ever thought of bringing your research into the extremes found in the polar and high-altitude regions? The Swiss Polar Institute offers tailored support and funding to scientists based in Switzerland who want to work in polar regions and remote, high-altitude environments and is invited to present its portfolio […]

Carnotzet scientifique – Des Alpes aux Pôles

Le Dôme Planetarium Rue de Saint-Guérin 34, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

Meet us under the stars at the Planetarium in Sion for an extraordinary journey to the poles in the company of Danièle Rod, Executive Director (SPI), and Dr. Jérôme Chappellaz, Full Professor (EPFL) and Senior Scientist ("Directeur de Recherche") at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Why the scientific […]

From the Alps to the Poles: Climate and Research in Extreme Regions

La Cabine Rue de l'Industrie 40, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

As part of this year's Pint of Science Festival in Sion, join us at La Cabine for an exciting discussion in a convivial atmosphere with Prof. Jérôme Chappellaz (EPFL Valais-Wallis) and Danièle Rod (Swiss Polar Institute), about the importance of polar research for the understanding of climate, its links with […]

Prix de Quervain 2022

The award ceremony for the Prix de Quervain 2022 will take place on 24 November. This award for Polar and High-Altitude Research is attributed to early-career scientists.

APECS excursion to Jungfraujoch

APECS Switzerland organises a full-day excursion at the Jungfraujoch for early-career researchers, on Saturday 12 November. The event is open to early-career researchers interested in polar science.

3rd IPICS Open Science Conference

Crans-Montana , Switzerland

Ice cores provide information about past climate and environmental conditions as well as direct records of the composition of the atmosphere on timescales from decades to hundreds of millennia. With the pioneering work of Hans Oeschger of University of Bern on carbon dioxide in polar ice cores, a long tradition of ice […]

Swiss Polar Class @ Scientastic 2022

Sion , Switzerland

Swiss Polar Class will present the Arctic Century Expedition at this year's festival Scientastic, on the theme of the environment. Join us in Sion on 11 June at 15:00! Children and adults are welcome. For details about the programme of the festival, visit the official webpage.

flüchtiges eis, nachrichten von morgen

"flüchtiges eis, nachrichten von morgen" is a contemporary revue, an atmospheric digital event that tells of dying giants, but also of a future with a future. For over a year, a complicity around the PolARTS (Art Meets Polar Science) tandem of Sabine Harbeke and Margit Schwikowski has been dealing transdisciplinarily with ice core research, melting glaciers and the climate crisis, talking about the redistribution of values and designing alternatives.

Annual APECS Switzerland Member Meeting


This year's APECS Switzerland Member Meeting takes place during the International Polar Week. We invite you to save the date for Thursday 24 March, 16:00-18:00 CET. There will be presentations from APECS members covering a range of research topics, and discussions/networking activities.