Little evidence of great glacial floods – kettle holes on Skeiðarársandur (S Iceland)

As part of the individual scientific activity of Dr Joanna E. Szafraniec and thanks to the support of the Center for Polar Studies, a research trip to Iceland took place at the end of June 2021, to the forefield of the Skeiðarárjökull glacier. The expedition aimed to set up a … more

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 … more

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