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. 

  • Picture This: Sorting the Archives

    Picture This: Sorting the Archives

    The International Polar Foundation has for many years, had a hidden treasure in the depths of its server, buried among data sheets and reports. This fortune comes in the form …

  • Swiss Delegation visits the IPF

    Swiss Delegation visits the IPF

    On October 5th, 2009, a delegation of Swiss members of parliament and representatives from the Swiss Embassy in Brussels visited the International Polar Foundation (IPF) headquarters in Brussels. The delegation's …

  • Now running on ExpressionEngine

    Now running on ExpressionEngine

    To make a long story short, our websites were running on a custom made Content Management System (CMS) that served us well. We wanted to move to an industry standard …

  • New partnership with SWIFT

    New partnership with SWIFT

    The International Polar Foundation (IPF) is honored that SWIFT has joined the ranks of the IPF's sponsors, supporting our mission of bridging the science-society divide.

  • A Polar Metro Station in the Centre of Brussels

    A Polar Metro Station in the Centre of Brussels

    In collaboration with the International Polar Foundation, STIB / MIVB (Société des transports intercommunaux de Bruxelles / Maatschappij voor Intercommunaal Vervoer van Brussel) inaugurated a new Metro station in …

  • IPF featured on the Kid City website of Belgacom

    IPF featured on the Kid City website of Belgacom

    Within the context of a partnership between Belgacom and the International Polar Foundation, Belgacom's educational and interactive website has integrated the IPF into the fictional town of Kid City. …

  • So Near - So Far

    So Near - So Far

    The pursuit of science in Antarctica has always been a human andlogistical challenge. Not many fields of research are as dependent on acombination of environmental conditions, human ingenuity, andlogistics. There …