RSS - News - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:56:19 +0200 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:56:19 +0200 webmaster@polarfoundation.org (International Polar Foundation) webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[A great week for the environment!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/a_great_week_for_the_environment IPF recently took part in a number of environmental events: the EU Commission's Green Week, the Belgian Energy and Environment Prize awards ceremony, and the Brussels Environment Festival.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:54:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/a_great_week_for_the_environment
<![CDATA[Alain Hubert receives 2015 Geographical Award in London]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/alain_hubert_receives_2015_geographical_award_in_london International Polar Foundaton President Alain Hubert received the 2015 Geographical Award at the UK Royal Geogrpahical Society.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:32:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/alain_hubert_receives_2015_geographical_award_in_london
<![CDATA[Sea Ice, Shackleton and Science at UK Science Centre]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/sea_ice_shackleton_and_science_at_uk_science_centre Over three days (24th-26th April), the International Polar Foundation and the UK Polar Network ran a series of workshops at Birmingham Thinktank science centre.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:02:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/sea_ice_shackleton_and_science_at_uk_science_centre
<![CDATA[Belgian Energy and Environment Awards celebrates its 10th year!]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/belgian_energy_and_environment_awards_celebrates_its_10th_year To mark UN World Environment Day in June each year, the Belgian Energy and Environment Awards are presented to Belgian citizens who have undertaken outstanding initiatives on environmental protection and promoting sustainable energy use. This year, the awards ceremony will celebrate its 10th edition!

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/belgian_energy_and_environment_awards_celebrates_its_10th_year
<![CDATA[Looking back on a successful 10th BELARE season]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/looking_back_on_successful_10th_belare The 10th Belgian Antarctic Research Expedition (BELARE) was successful on all fronts. A lot happened to write home about, as followers were able to see on the Princess Elisabeth station website. Scientists were particularly happy with the research they were able to accomplish and the support they got in the field from the station team.

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Mon, 09 Mar 2015 11:20:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/news/looking_back_on_successful_10th_belare
<![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