Antarctica Day 2019!

Next Sunday 1st of December come celebrate Antarctica Day with us! APECS Belgium will be at the Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences of Bruxelles all day to let you discover more about the white continent with plenty of activities. You will have the chance to get one of our newly released storybooks and to visit … Continue reading Antarctica Day 2019!

Science Divulgation: reimagining the role of museums

by Benoît Durieu et Valentina Savaglia Last week, we participated in the international colloquium "The university museums and their public" in Liège. Together with Mélanie Cornélis (museologist, Embarcadère du Savoir-ULiège) and Thomas Beyer (project manager, Réjouisciences-ULiège), they proposed a study about the relationship between researchers and university museums. University museums are great places to divulgate … Continue reading Science Divulgation: reimagining the role of museums

2020 IASC and CAFF-IASC Fellowship Programs

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council, in cooperation with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), are excited to announce several Fellowship programs: IASC Fellowship Program 2020 CAFF-IASC Science-Policy Fellowships The IASC Fellowship Program is meant to engage early career scientists in the work of … Continue reading 2020 IASC and CAFF-IASC Fellowship Programs

Belgium participates in one of the largest expeditions in the Arctic

by Marianna Pinzone The Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC), will be the first year-around expedition exploring the coupled Arctic climate system (Figure 1). It has been designed by an international consortium of leading polar research institutions under the umbrella of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), led by the Alfred … Continue reading Belgium participates in one of the largest expeditions in the Arctic

APECS Belgium at BNCAR Meeting

by Marie Cavitte The last Belgian National Committee of Antarctic Research (BNCAR) meeting took place on the 10th of October at the Palace of the Academies in Brussels, where polar scientists where reunited under the chairmanship of Frank Pattyn (ULB) and Bruno Delille (Uliège) to discuss the most pressing issues before many of the scientists … Continue reading APECS Belgium at BNCAR Meeting