News Archive

Want to learn more about the work of the International Polar Foundation over the years? Begin your research here, in our news archive. 

  • A City of Sciences

    A City of Sciences

    The European City of Science was held within the context of the French presidency to the European Union. Organized by the French Ministry of Education and Research, the European City …

  • First BELARE 2008-09 Team Members Landed in Utsteinen

    First BELARE 2008-09 Team Members Landed in Utsteinen

    The 14 "First In" members of BELARE 2008-09 arrived in Utsteinen, Antarctica, safe and sound. Following a stop-over at the Russian polar station Novo, they reached the Princess Elisabeth research station …

  • Science Teachers’ Conference

    Science Teachers’ Conference

    The fourteenth edition of the Flemish Science Teachers' Conference was held on November 15th in Gent. Sandra Vanhove, Science Education Manager at the International Polar Foundation, attended the event to …

  • The Ivan Papanin Ship Leaves the Port of Antwerp

    The Ivan Papanin Ship Leaves the Port of Antwerp

    The Russian ice-class cargo ship Ivan Papanin, carrying on board the Princess Elisabeth station's inside systems, left the port of Antwerp on November 14th at 1 pm, local time. After …

  • We are Hiring !

    We are Hiring !

    The International Polar Foundation is looking for talented people to join its staff. As a growing organisation, new needs are arising. We need more people on board to start new …

  • The IPF at the 2008 SCAR-IASC meeting

    The IPF at the 2008 SCAR-IASC meeting

    This year, the 30th edition of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (SCAR) meeting, was co-organized with the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-08, …