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The third State of Environmental Science in Svalbard (SESS) Report

On January 11, 2021, during the virtual event: Polar Night Week https://sios-svalbard.org/PolarNightWeek the promotion of the third State of Environmental Science in Svalbard (SESS) report took place. SESS reports summarize the current state of knowledge on the Arctic environment’s key parameters and their interdependence. They are an essential source of … more

The public PhD defense of Krzysztof Senderak (PhD candidate of the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies)

University of Silesia in Katowice and Centre for Polar Studies would like to cordially invite to the public PhD defense of: M.Sc. Krzysztof Senderak – PhD candidate of the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies. PhD dissertation, entitled: “Structure and evolution of talus slopes on southern Spitsbergen”. The defense will take place on … more

The public PhD defense of Magdalena Krajewska (PhD candidate of the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies)

Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences and Centre for Polar Studies would like to cordially invite to the public PhD defense of: M.Sc. Magdalena Krajewska – PhD candidate of the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies. PhD dissertation, entitled: “Carotenoids in sediments as markers of changes in the marine environment”. The defense … more

IEDS Webinar Announcement – Aug, 13, 2020, 2 PM UTC+2!

Join IEDS Webinar for a chat about PhD projects, IEDS education programme and application process! Registration is required, available at the website: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en/ieds_webinar/ (Aug, 13, 2020, 2 PM UTC+2) For details on the IEDS – International Environmental Doctoral School please visit: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en

PhD positions at the International Environmental Doctoral School!

We kindly ask you to read offer and invite you to apply to the International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice (IEDS) . Registration of candidates in the IRK system is available to 27 August 2020! The IEDS educates … more

SIOS and UNIS support the fieldwork in Svalbard!

The ongoing pandemic has limited research activities in Svalbard, including the possibility of organizing the fieldwork campaign 2020 as part of the project „Hindcasting and projections of hydro-climatic conditions of Southern Spitsbergen” (RiS 11198) in the Werenskiold Glacier area (Wedel Jarlsberg Land, Spitsbergen). The SIOS Logistics Sharing Notice Board platform … more

Proposed PhD projects at the IEDS 2020/2021

Proposed PhD projects at the International Environmental Doctoral School have been published on the website: https://www.mssd.us.edu.pl/en/application2020_2021/ We kindly ask you to read our offer and invite you to apply to the Doctoral School. Registration of candidates in the IRK system will be available from 30 June to 27 August 2020. … more

NVP International Summer school 2020 – Global Arctic

Opportunity for PhD and Post-Doc – an interdisciplinary summer school in Longyearbyen, Svalbard Time: June 20th – 28th 2020. Application deadline is 15th February 2020. The selected candidates will be notified by the end of March 2020 More information – *.PDF and here: Summer Schools 2020-2022