News Archive

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  • The IPF visits the Belgica

    The IPF visits the Belgica

    On the 19th of May the IPF visited the oceanographic research ship the "Belgica" which formed part of the Port of Brussels Anniversary celebrations.

  • Pole-position Awards Ceremony

    Pole-position Awards Ceremony

    The Pole-position contest, organised by the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (Belspo) was a huge success among Belgian schools. With 76 registered teams and 55 projects finalised, it has demonstrated the great …

  • Class@poles contest now closed

    Class@poles contest now closed

    Class@Poles the educational contest within BE-POLES has now closed. Five classes contributed creative projects and have won a trip to the North.

  • BE-POLES workshop: a genuine success

    BE-POLES workshop: a genuine success

    Polar research can take all sorts of amazing twists and turns. But as odd as it may seem, all of it involves Belgian scientists directly and the study of the …

  • DROMLAN meeting Helsinki

    DROMLAN meeting Helsinki

    In preparation for the pre-season DROMLAN meeting in Hobart (Tasmania, Australia) the East-Antarctic countries met in Helsinki to assess air transport needs for the coming Antarctic season.

  • IPF participated to the GIFT workshop in Vienna

    IPF participated to the GIFT workshop in Vienna

    70 teacher formators and teachers from all over Europe gathered in Vienna between the the 3rd and the 5th of April for the 4th edition of the GIFT workshop (Geophysical Information …