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The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists is an organisation that aims to stimulate interdisciplinary and international research collaborations, in addition to developing effective future leaders in polar research, education and outreach.

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Highlights of 2016

It’s the end of my election period as the Executive Secretary and I would like to give you a brief overview of what we’ve achieved in the revived APECS Sweden this year.

  • We organized a screening of Hanna Ljungh’s film ‘I am a mountain, to measure impermanence’, followed by a mingle and discussion with Hanna Ljungh and Prof. Gunhild Ninis Rosqvist, Director of Tarfala Research Station

  • We tried to spread important or useful information through our social media channels – including our Twitter profile, Facebook page and Facebook group.
  • We used the new logo for branding and during Polarforum we distributed dozens of our new beautiful mugs and bags.

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Preliminary program for APECS Polarforum Workshop

We are looking forward to meeting all early career scientists in polar research in Sweden at this year’s Polarforum. On November 23, 2016 at the Maritime Museum, we’ll spend an afternoon with networking and activities supporting young scientists in developing a successful career. To REGISTER, fill in the form available HERE. A preliminary program is …

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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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