The 2022 SCAR OSC will be held 1-10 August. Registration is free - register at https://scar2022.org/592-2/.
The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists of South Africa (APECSSA) is launching a mini-project to gain insights on how we can improve our mentorship program to better serve the Polar Early Career Scientists in South Africa. Please complete the survey below to assist our efforts. For more information on the Association of Polar Early … Continue reading Complete our mentorship survey!
To celebrate March Polar Week, that this year is celebrated from 20-26 March, we invite you to submit your 'science behind the scenes' photos to our photo exhibition. More information can be found here.
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Following their recently renewed partnership agreement, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) are pleased to confirm that preparatory work has started for a 5th International Polar Year (IPY) in 2032-33. Organizing the 5th IPY 25 years after the last IPY in 2007-08 reflects the urgent need for coordinated international research to tackle the … Continue reading Joint statement by SCAR & the IASC- Planning for the 5th International Polar Year (IPY) 2032-33
Romario Valentine's Xmas appeal via BackaBuddy for the Mouse-Free Marion Project is now live at https://mousefreemarion.org/eleven-year-old-romario-valentines-seabirds-christmas-gift-campaign-aims-to-raise-r-10-000-for-the-mouse-free-marion-project/. Please consider supporting this important initiative by making a donation at https://www.backabuddy.co.za/champion/project/romarios-seabirds-christmas-gift.
https://youtu.be/P07sDH-kmw0 Watch the animation above to see the key messages of the recent ACCE report - the Antarctic Climate Change and the Environmental Decadal Synopsis. To read the ACCE report in full, please visit our SCAR library. A set of infographics to accompany the report are available from here.
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For those interested in aspects of the humanities and social sciences in relation to Antarctic conservation, the below call for papers for the 2023 SCAR SC-HASS Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, may be of interest. The conference will happen on the 22nd-24th June 2023, in Lisbon, Portugal. You can find relevant information about the conference, including … Continue reading Call for Papers – 2023 SCAR SC-HASS Conference
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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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