Being early career scientist organizations APECS and APECS Belgium are subject to constant change with respect to the people involved. At some point, often sooner than later, highly motivated and active members step down and leave gaps. Read further on what this means for us.
Although polar week is over, #PolarWorld never ends.
“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge” — John Naisbitt
Immense amount of data were generated and published by polar researchers. What do we data scientists do about it, without going to polar regions?
Read further for some insights shared by Yi-Ming Gan from the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.
Screening of the documentary “Antarctica, sur les traces de l’empereur”, directed and written by Jérôme Bouvier and Marianne Cramer, with kind permission of Paprika Films, Wild Touch Production, Andromède Océanologie and CNRS Images. This non-for-profit screening is organized in the frame of the Polar Week (https://www.apecs.is/outreach/international-polar-week/upcoming-polar-week.html).
Where? Salle Gothot, Bat.A1, Place du XX Août, 4000, Liège, Belgium
When? Wednesday 27 septembre 2017 at 18h30.
We hope that this event will represent a moment of reflection to gaze at the beauty of the Antarctic continent, but also to bring the attention to its fragility and vulnerability against environmental threats.
We hope to see you there!
Valentina Savaglia, Benoit Durieu and the APECS Belgium team.
Planning to go to Switzerland next year? Abstract submission for the big POLAR2018 conference is open since a couple of days.
Short on funds? The organizers offer some abstract fee waivers, but you have to apply before the end of the abstract submission period! Find all info here.
Last application date : 10/09/2017
Department : Life Sciences
Contract: Limited duration
Degree : Master degree in Sciences: Biology, or a discipline that is declared admissible by the
selection committee, or an equivalent degree
Occupancy rate : 100%
Vacancy Type: Research staff
The ULC collection is one of 7 decentralized biological resource centers integrated within the Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms (BCCM) (http://bccm.belspo.be/). The consortium with complementary expertise offers high quality microbial and genetic
resources as well as a broad-ranging service portfolio and scientific expertise for industry and academia. BCCM runs a multi-site ISO 9001 quality management system. The ULC collection is specialised in cyanobacteria (http://bccm.belspo.be/about-us/bccm-ulc), with a majority of Antarctic, Arctic and Siberian strains.
For more details on the position and how to apply get in touch with Dr. Annick Wilmotte
awilmotte <at> ulg.ac.be