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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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    …

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APECS Switzerland Event

During the International Polar Week, the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Switzerland organises a virtual meeting for early-career researchers active in polar and high-altitude research. The programme consists of presentations from members about their research and discussions in small groups about potential activities. The meeting will be followed …

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