Date: 7th September Title: Strengthening Ocean Science at the tip of Africa - SEAmester, South Africa's Floating University Description: SEAmester – South Africa’s Class Afloat was started by Prof Isabelle Ansorge, UCT Oceanography Head of Department, in 2016 and coordinated by Tahlia Henry. The programme was birthed in the wake of DSI’s Global Grand Challenge issued … Continue reading APECSSA Lecture Series: Strengthening Ocean Science at the tip of Africa – SEAmester, South Africa’s Floating University by Tahlia Henry
APECSSA lecture series 3 August
Don't forget to join us for our first lecture in our lecture series tomorrow! The details are given below. Date: 3 August 2022 Title: Advice to early career researchers: Personal perspectives on surviving in a complex world and the critical role of science communication Description: Science continues to play an increasingly important role in peoples’ lives. Furthermore, to … Continue reading APECSSA lecture series 3 August
APECSSA Lecture Series: Advice to early career researchers by Prof. John Smol
Date: 3 August 2022 Title: Advice to early career researchers: Personal perspectives on surviving in a complex world and the critical role of science communication Description: Science continues to play an increasingly important role in peoples’ lives. Furthermore, to be a scientist is an opportunity to lead an exciting, influential, and fulfilling life. However, just as it is … Continue reading APECSSA Lecture Series: Advice to early career researchers by Prof. John Smol
Read our travel guide
In celebration of September International Polar Week, we as APECSSA (with input from many others) are proud to release our travel guide - your one-stop-resource for attending international (or local) conferences, as well as travelling down South to Antarctica or the Islands. It is ram-packed with lots of info, hints, tips and tricks from what … Continue reading Read our travel guide
Save the date!
ECRs keep your eyes peeled! We're bringing you an online workshop to boost your research career through discussions and talks by none other than our own Polar Science Experts. Save the dates 15 & 16 September. Participation is free and open to any ECR to attend. Don't miss out! More information to follow soon.
MARION REVISITED: ENVIRONMENTAL WARRIORS OF NOTE…
Are you someone that absolutely loves nature and would do anything to protect the natural world from unnecessary threats? Read more about what the job as Environmental Conservation Officer on Marion Island entails as the ECOs remember their year on the island...
Polar2018 Accommodation and Travel Information
Are you thinking of attending Polar2018? Then join the Facebook group created by the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), which provides useful information on accommodation and travel to and from Davos. Also don't forget to submit your abstracts by 1 November!
Have you heard of YESS? As a young earth scientist, this might be the organization for you!
Have you ever heard of YESS, the Young Earth System Scientist community? It is an international network of early career scientists focused on the earth sciences. YESS was founded and is run by early career scientists, predominantly Masters and Doctoral students, but also Postdocs and in many ways it is similar to APECS. Where APECS brings together emerging researchers in Antarctic sciences, … Continue reading Have you heard of YESS? As a young earth scientist, this might be the organization for you!
Citing your work: providing the foundation for others to reference your work is also your job
We all know how important it is to cite work and data from other researchers and institutions. But it is as important for you - as the data creator and initial owner - to ensure that others can cite you and reference your work and data. The easiest way to do this is by creating … Continue reading Citing your work: providing the foundation for others to reference your work is also your job