Marius gave a talk on APECS and APECSSA on the South African research vessel, the SA Agulhas II, on her recent relief voyage to the Prince Edward Islands. You can get a copy of this talk here. Liezel was also able to join him on this voyage, read her take on the adventure on our website here.

Marius represented APECSSA at the recent SCAR Biology Symposium, which was held in Leuven, Belgium. He is the official APECS representative of the Integrated Sciences in the Sub-Antarctic (ISSA) SCAR Action Group and was able to attend the APECS meeting at SCARBio17.


Christel represented APECSSA during the recent APECS Council meeting and now represents South African on the APECS Council. Let her know if you would like her to raise any issues with APECS on behalf of South African members or to make any suggestions.

Marius represented APECSSA at the recent IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Assembly, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Have a look at the Early Career Networking Session, where he presented on APECSSA and APECS.


Liezel organised Polar Week in Bloemfontein. Venues for the series of lunchtime talks were kindly provided by the University of the Free State and the talks, plus the screening of the Glacial Balance, ran from 18-24 September.

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