RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:18:39 +0100 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:18:39 +0100 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Brussels’ premier Arctic discussion forum returns for fifth time]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/brussels_premier_arctic_discussion_forum_returns_for_fifth_time With 49 speakers and moderators taking part this year, more than 200 participants attended the fifth edition of the International Polar Foundation's annual Arctic Futures Symposium.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:38:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/brussels_premier_arctic_discussion_forum_returns_for_fifth_time
<![CDATA[Arctic Futures Symposium: 2014 edition]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_2014_edition Once again, Arctic stakeholders and high-profile policymakers will gather in Brussels on the 14th and 15th of October for the 5th edition of the Arctic Futures Symposium. Held at the Residence Palace in the European Quarter of Brussels, the 2014 symposium will focus on "The Arctic, its peoples, and its economies".

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:48:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_2014_edition
<![CDATA[Dr Jan Lenaerts awarded prestigious InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/dr_jan_lenaerts_awarded_prestigious_inbev_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellows Dr Jan Lenaerts, a Belgian researcher working at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, has been awarded the prestigious €150,000 InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship for his BENEMELT project.

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:12:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/dr_jan_lenaerts_awarded_prestigious_inbev_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellows
<![CDATA[EU Arctic Information Centre consortium presents results of impact assessment in Brussels]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/eu_arctic_information_centre_presents_impact_assessment_in_brussels On Thursday 11 September, nineteen top Arctic institutes throughout Europe (including the International Polar Foundation) formally presented the results of the work done to investigate the feasibility of establishing a permanent EU Arctic Information Centre (EUAIC), a "network of networks" designed to provide quick and easy information about the Arctic to policy-makers.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:24:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/eu_arctic_information_centre_presents_impact_assessment_in_brussels
<![CDATA[Antarctica – The Next Generation: Conference Registration Now Open]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/antarctica_the_next_generation_conference_registration_now_open On September 17, the "Antarctica – The Next Generation" conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium. It will present scientific research projects carried out at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica. The winner of the €150.000 InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship, awarded to young polar scientists, will also be announced.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:56:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/antarctica_the_next_generation_conference_registration_now_open
<![CDATA[Belgian school receives International Polar Foundation prize at Energy and Environment Awards]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/belgian_technical_school_receives_international_polar_foundation_prize To mark UN World Environment Day on June 5th, International Polar Foundation Executive Director Andreas Wagner presented the Gemeentelijk Technisch Instituut, in Londerzeel, Belgium with our annual award for initiatives that make a significant impact against climate change.  The school won the award for its project 'The Climate Crisis: Do Something About It! ' at the 9th Belgian Energy and Environment Awards, held in the Brussels landmark venue Tour & Taxis.

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:57:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/belgian_technical_school_receives_international_polar_foundation_prize
<![CDATA[Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 final report now available]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_2013_final_report_now_available The official proceedings of the International Polar Foundation's 2013 Arctic Futures Symposium are available for download from the Arctic Futures website.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:15:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_futures_symposium_2013_final_report_now_available
<![CDATA[Princess Elisabeth Antarctica: Five Years of Memories, Five Plans for the future]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_five_years_of_memories_five_plans_for_the_fut To mark five years of hard work, scientific endeavour and adventure at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica, we asked Base Leader, International Polar Foundation president and polar explorer Alain Hubert to share his five strongest memories from since the idea for the station was conceived, and his five plans for the future.

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:36:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/princess_elisabeth_antarctica_five_years_of_memories_five_plans_for_the_fut
<![CDATA[Five Years of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/five_years_of_princess_elisabeth_antarctica This week, the International Polar Foundation celebreates five years of endevour and success since Princess Elisabeth Antarctica was inaugurated on February 15, 2009. However, the journey from the station's concept to its physical reality was a long and challenging adventure - one that we would like to share with you.

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:14:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/five_years_of_princess_elisabeth_antarctica
<![CDATA[At the Arctic Frontiers Conference in Tromsø]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/at_the_arctic_frontiers_conference_in_tromso From January 19th to 24th, IPF visiting fellow Corinna Röver volunteered at the 8th annual Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway. In exchange for volunteering her time to help with the organization of the annual conference, Corinna was able to gain access to most of the conference sessions.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:06:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/at_the_arctic_frontiers_conference_in_tromso