APECSSA Lecture Series 3: Field research lessons from cheesy clichés by Prof Werner Nel

Join us for the 3rd edition of our lecture series! Title: Field research lessons from cheesy clichés Date: 2nd November Time: 15:00 (GMT+2) Format: Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82287641834?pwd=QmtkVkMxSExSMFF5UGNzUDFxSHlxZz09. Passcode: 695874 Bio: Prof Werner Nel is a Professor in Physical Geography in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Fort Hare. He is a member of the South African … Continue reading APECSSA Lecture Series 3: Field research lessons from cheesy clichés by Prof Werner Nel

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APECSSA Lecture Series: Strengthening Ocean Science at the tip of Africa – SEAmester, South Africa’s Floating University by Tahlia Henry

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: 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

Join our social event next Thursday!

Join us next week, 25 March 17:00-18:00 SAST (GMT+2) for our 1st virtual social! We'd like to extend an invite to any ECR who is not yet a member of APECS and APECSSA, that they can read more about membership and join through this link here: https://apecs.is/get-involved/join-apecs.html. Membership is free! We will continue to have more of these virtual … Continue reading Join our social event next Thursday!

Videos of our online workshop now available

We held an online workshop on 15 September. Videos of the sessions are now available. APECSSA would again like to thank all speakers and sponsors. We could not have done this without you! Session 1: Antarctic Policy by Steven Chown Session 2: Plotting Your Research Career by David Hedding, Bettine van Vuuren, Seb Swart Session … Continue reading Videos of our online workshop now available

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

APECSSA online workshop

We are bringing you an online workshop geared at ECRs, and not only those from the cryospheric sciences. Our very own Polar Science Experts will share tips and tricks and 'inside information' with you to help you get where you want to be (research-wise at least).Participation is free and you can register here. Do so … Continue reading APECSSA online workshop