News Archive

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  • Going Extreme: CAREX Summer School

    Going Extreme: CAREX Summer School

    Last week 40 young scientists gathered in Pieve Tesino (Italy) for a summer school on "Life in Extreme Environments", organised by CAREX (Coordinated Action for Research Activities on life in Extreme …

  • IPF at the “Nuit de la Science” in Geneva

    IPF at the “Nuit de la Science” in Geneva

    Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th of July 2010, IPF-Switzerland participated in the eighth edition of "La Nuit de la Science" in Geneva, a very popular event organised every two years …

  • IPF at the Schneider Electric VIP Event in Ostend

    IPF at the Schneider Electric VIP Event in Ostend

    On June 9th 2010, Schneider Electric organized a VIP Event in Ostend. The event, in which the IPF participated, started with an academic meeting that was opened by Jean-Paul Brees, President …

  • A Successful Return from Oslo

    A Successful Return from Oslo

    The IPF had an enjoyable and productive time during their stay at the IPY Oslo Conference. About 2,300 scientists, policymakers, teachers and students gathered at the Norway Convention Centre in Lillestr …

  • Golfissimmo: 7th Edition

    Golfissimmo: 7th Edition

    On Friday June 4th, 2010, long-time IPF partner Golfissimmo organized its seventh edition at the Golf du Bercuit in Grez-Doiceau (Walloon Brabant) open to anyone active in the real estate business.

  • First News from the IPY Oslo Science Conference

    First News from the IPY Oslo Science Conference

    Approximately 260 polar teachers and early career scientists from all over the world have gathered at Oslo prior to the PolarTEACHERS conference and APECS workshop to break the ice. Spirits were …

  • Château Maris: A Wine Producer Supports the IPF

    Château Maris: A Wine Producer Supports the IPF

    Robert Eden, a producer of organic and biodynamic wine, decided to support the IPF because of its commitment to sustainable development. One of his top vintages (Château Maris …