APECS Sweden seeking new leadership: Call for applications


Exciting times in APECS Sweden!

We have decided to formally turn APECS Sweden into a non-profit organization and the first and most crucial step will be establishing the organization statutes. This will take place during our first official annual meeting at Polarforum2016. Free registration, travel grants and awesome gifts HERE.

At the meeting, we will elect the Executive Secretary of APECS Sweden for 2017 and the new Steering Committee. Therefore, we call for applications for these positions. The advantages of leading Sweden’s network for polar early career scientists, responsibilities, as well as requirements for being eligible are described below.

The deadline for application is 22 November 2016.

APECS Sweden leadership = opportunities

Being in the leadership of APECS Sweden is an exciting responsibility for a polar early career researcher. The position not only provides the opportunity to help build upon a growing network of early career scholars in Sweden, it also creates connections to an international network of other APECS branches around the world, as well as the central APECS organization.

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Register for the APECS Polarforum Workshop

Once again, all scientists interested in polar research are invited to meet at the yearly  Polarforum, organized by the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (SPRS). Polarforum is a platform for discussing possibilities and collaborations within Swedish polar research. The event takes place on November 22 and 23 at the Maritime Museum in Stockholm. For more information about the …

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Building an APECS network in Göteborg

Last week, Céline and Mats, the Göteborg’s branch of APECS, organized a great social event for early-career scientists in polar research.


The event put together about 30 participants with diverse background, including a Bachelor student looking for a career outside of Academia, young researchers advertising a PhD position and interns interested in networking.

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APECS Polar Meeting in Göteborg

On 22 September 2016, during the APECS International Polar Week Autumn, we organize an OPEN social and networking event for young scientists with an interest in polar research. BSc, MSc, PhD, Postdoc and other young scientists are welcome! Our aim is to get an overview of the polar research taking place in Göteborg and to stimulate interdisciplinary …

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