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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 […]

PolARTS digital info event

Online

The Swiss Polar Institute and the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia co-organise an online info event in view of participating in the PolARTS call for proposals 2023 (currently open). This event serves to provide information on the goal of the call and the procedure. It is also an opportunity for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Swiss Polar Class Festival

Alpole Route des Ronquos 86, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

The first edition of the Swiss Polar Class Festival will take place in Sion (VS) on 2 December. Destined to all who are curious about polar regions, the festival features activities for all ages: Treasure hunt - Expedition game - Science exhibition - Creative workshops - Drawing workshop - Student […]

Vendée Globe 2024 – Ocean Sailing and Data Collection, a Race for Change

UNIL Campus, Géopolis, room 2230 Quartier Mouline, Lausanne, Switzerland

Swiss professional sailor Oliver Heer will present his project at UNIL on 21 December: while racing in the Vendée Globe 2024 and navigating around Antarctica, he will be collecting forefront environmental data. The project is part of a collaboration with the Swiss Polar Institute, which has brought together a group […]

Swiss Polar Institute @ ZHAW

ZHAW

The SPI and ZHAW jointly organise an internal information and exchange event to explore future collaboration opportunities. If you are a researcher at ZHAW and are interested in polar or high-altitude regions, please write to

Workshop on opportunities with the Fondation Tara Océan and the Tara Polar Station

Alpole Route des Ronquos 86, Sion, Valais, Switzerland

The SPI and the Fondation TARA OCÉAN meet to discuss collaboration opportunities and sign a memorandum of understanding. The in-person even will take place in the reading room of the Swiss Polar Institute, Alpole building, EPFL, Sion. If you cannot join us in person, remote participation via zoom is possible. […]

Workshop for collaborative research between AWI and SPI

Zoom

In the context of their recently signed MoU, the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) and the Swiss Polar Institute (SPI) are organising an online workshop event on 1 March from 14:00 to 17:00. The workshop intends to built on existing synergies and foster new collaboration between AWI and Swiss-based scientists working […]

Vendée Globe 2024 – Ocean Sailing and Data Collection, a Race for Change – Bern

ExWI building, Room B6 Sidlerstrasse 5, Bern, Switzerland

Swiss professional sailor Oliver Heer will present his project at the University of Bern on 4 March: while racing in the Vendée Globe 2024 and navigating around Antarctica, he will be collecting forefront environmental data. The project is part of a collaboration with the Swiss Polar Institute, which has brought […]

Vendée Globe 2024 – Ocean Sailing and Data Collection, a Race for Change – Zurich

Room P12, Building CHN Universitätstrasse 16, Zurich, Switzerland

Swiss professional sailor Oliver Heer will present his project at ETHZ on 4 March: while racing in the Vendée Globe 2024 and navigating around Antarctica, he will be collecting forefront environmental data. The project is part of a collaboration with the Swiss Polar Institute, which has brought together a group of […]

Rencontres aux 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. […]