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  • PhD positions at the International Environmental Doctoral School

    International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice (IEDS) announces a call for candidates. Registration of candidates in the IRK system is available to 18 August 2021!
    The IEDS educates young scientific staff at the highest standards in cooperation with the renowned scientific and academic centres.
    The IEDS is a joint unit of the University of Silesia in Katowice and Institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences: the Institute of Geophysics, the Institute of Mathematics and the Institute of Oceanology.
    The doctoral studies are carried out in three academic disciplines: Mathematics, Earth & related Environmental Sciences, and Materials Engineering.

    For details on the IEDS and the admission process, please visit: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en

    We also invite you to the IEDS webinar on IEDS, PhD programme and application process. Registration is required, available on the website: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en/ieds_webinar/ (Jul 7, 2021, 3 PM UTC+2)

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    Have a glimpse at Doctoral School: https://youtu.be/iXeEPkPgYvs

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  • 38th International Polar Symposium “Environmental changes in polar regions: New problems – new solutions” – Toruń, Poland, 15-17 October 2020.

    The Faculty of Earth Sciences and Spatial Management, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and the Polar Research Center in cooperation with The Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Polar Consortium jointly organise the 38th International Polar Symposium “Environmental changes in polar regions: New problems – new solutions” to be held on 15-17 October 2020.

    The IPS is a recurrent bi-annual scientific conference on widely understood polar topics. The conference has been very popular within the research communities in Poland and abroad for years. Now it gives again a great opportunity to exchange experiences, to discuss and to integrate experts from various fields who conduct their research in the Arctic, the Antarctic and elsewhere in the world.

    The IPS in 2020 is exceptional, since accompanied with a plenary meeting under an umbrella of the European Polar Board. We expect researcher from numerous countries, who will be participating in special topic sessions.

    Last but not least, the 45th anniversary of the NCU Polar Station on Spitsbergen will be celebrated during the IPS.

    Address

    Hotel Filmar, ul. Grudziądzka 39-43, Toruń

     

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  • A.B. Dobrowolski Polish Antarctic Station – Reactivation after years of neglect

    Bunger Hills – Marek Lewandowski and German Leichenkov about plans for joint scientific research

    We would like to invite you to watch the video from the meeting held on September 30–October 1, 2019 at the Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.
    In the video, Marek Lewandowski from the Institute of Geophysics PAS and German Leichenkov from the All-Russia Research Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources of the World Ocean speak about plans for joint scientific research in the Bunger Hills and the reactivation of the A.B. Dobrowolski Polish Antarctic Station.

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  • The Invited Lectures on Polar Research

    I N V I T A T I O N   T O   L E C T U R E

    Dr Heikki Lihavainen’a
    Director of the Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS)

    lecture titled: “Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System
    -An international research infrastructure
    for Arctic Earth System Science (ESS)”

    to be held October 18, 2019 at 9:30 AM at the Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Silesia
    Assembly Hall (Będzińska st., 60, Sosnowiec)

     

    Also, the International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice are pleased to invite to the ceremony of inauguration of the academic year 2019/2020 to be held October 18, 2019 at 11 AM at the Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Silesia Assembly Hall (Będzińska st., 60, Sosnowiec).

    Inaugural lecture titled “Rapid Arctic change challenges our scientific approaches; are we equipped?” will be given by Prof. Dr. Kim Holmén, International Director Norwegian Polar Institute, The Chair of the Svalbard Integrated Earth Observing System (SIOS) Board of Directors.

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