RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Wed, 29 Nov 2023 20:32:47 +0100 Wed, 29 Nov 2023 20:32:47 +0100 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[Arctic Shorts and Arctic Futures Symposium Happening This Week]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_shorts_and_arctic_futures_symposium_happening_this_week The annual Arctic Futures Symposium and its growing number of side events, including the highly popular Arctic Shorts film evening, is happening this week.

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Sun, 26 Nov 2023 15:43:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/arctic_shorts_and_arctic_futures_symposium_happening_this_week
<![CDATA[Unusually Warm Weather Hits PEA while the Team Gets to Work]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/unusually_warm_weather_hits_pea_while_the_team_gets_to_work The team enjoyed pelasant weather as they started working on the first major tasks of the season.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2023 14:32:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/unusually_warm_weather_hits_pea_while_the_team_gets_to_work
<![CDATA[Week One at Princess Elisabeth Antarctica - Up and Running Again!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/week_one_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_up_and_running_again Thanks to a productive first week and favourable weather, the station is now running at full power with all systems successfully restarted.

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Mon, 13 Nov 2023 17:26:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/week_one_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_up_and_running_again
<![CDATA[Welcome to Princess Elisabeth Antarctica!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/welcome_to_princess_elisabeth_antarctica The 2023-2024 season is off to an active start as the Belgian Antarctic Research Expedition (BELARE) lead team arrived at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station!

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Tue, 07 Nov 2023 11:51:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/welcome_to_princess_elisabeth_antarctica
<![CDATA[Join us for the 14th Edition of the Arctic Futures Symposium!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/join_us_for_the_14th_edition_of_the_arctic_futures_symposium The 14th edition of the Arctic Futures Symposium is rapidly approaching!

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Mon, 30 Oct 2023 10:53:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/join_us_for_the_14th_edition_of_the_arctic_futures_symposium
<![CDATA[IPF Board Welcomes Two New Members: Natacha Lippens and Michael Saverys]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_board_welcomes_two_new_members_natacha_lippens_and_michael_saverys The International Polar Foundation is excited to announce that Natacha Lippens and Michael Saverys have joined its board of directors this month.

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Thu, 26 Oct 2023 10:59:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_board_welcomes_two_new_members_natacha_lippens_and_michael_saverys
<![CDATA[IPF Has Strong Presence at Arctic Circle Assembly 2023]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_has_strong_presence_at_arctic_circle_assembly_2023 The International Polar Foundation had a very strong presence at the 10th edition of the annual Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland last week. Representatives from IPF managed a booth and participated in a number of panel discussions during the three days of the popular annual conference.

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Wed, 25 Oct 2023 14:30:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_has_strong_presence_at_arctic_circle_assembly_2023
<![CDATA[Remembering Alain De Waele]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/remembering_alain_de_waele It is with great sorrow that IPF mourns the loss of Alain De Waele, Member of the Board of the International Polar Foundation, and long-time supporter of the activities of the Foundation and the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station.
 

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Thu, 17 Aug 2023 15:19:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/remembering_alain_de_waele
<![CDATA[IPF Mourns the Loss of One of Its Co-founders, Professor Emeritus Hugo Decleir]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_mourns_the_loss_of_one_of_its_co_founders_prof_emeritus_hugo_decleir The International Polar Foundation is deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of our organisation’s co-founders, Hugo Decleir, an internationally respected glaciologist and Professor Emeritus at the Vrij Universitiet Brussel (VUB).

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Wed, 16 Aug 2023 13:35:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/ipf_mourns_the_loss_of_one_of_its_co_founders_prof_emeritus_hugo_decleir
<![CDATA[Alain Hubert to Receive Prestigious 2023 Belgica Medal]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/alain_hubert_to_receive_prestigious_2023_belgica_medal The Royal Academy of Science, Letters and Fine Arts of Belgium (Classe des Sciences)  has announced that it has selected Alain Hubert, Founder and President of the International Polar Foundation to receive one of the two Belgica Medals the body plans to award for the prize.  The Belgica Medal is awarded every 5 years.  This will be the twelfth time that it will be awarded since it was set up.

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Thu, 06 Jul 2023 19:58:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/alain_hubert_to_receive_prestigious_2023_belgica_medal