RSS - Press Releases - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Thu, 20 Jan 2022 20:58:48 +0100 Thu, 20 Jan 2022 20:58:48 +0100 press@polarfoundation.org webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![CDATA[FACTS RELATED TO THE COVID VIRUS AT PRINCESS ELISABETH ANTARCTICA STATION]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/facts_related_to_the_covid_virus_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station The International Polar Foundation (IPF) confirms that despite all sanitary measures taken staff members at the Princess Elisabeth Station were infected by the COVID virus in December 2021. The IPF would like to stress that while the COVID outbreak at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station is a situation that it is taking very seriously and monitoring very closely by our medical staff, life and work at the station has not been seriously affected by the outbreak.

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Tue, 04 Jan 2022 14:51:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/facts_related_to_the_covid_virus_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station
<![CDATA[The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station Tests the “Venturi Antarctica”]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/the_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station_tests_the_venturi_antarctica Brussels, 17 December 2021 – The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station is welcoming the team from Venturi and the new Venturi Antartica, the first electric vehicle designed to be used in polar environments. Since 10 December this year, teams at the Belgian zero-emission base have had access to an eco-friendly mode of transport for their scientific missions. This is a world first: never before has an electric vehicle with caterpillar tracks operated on the hostile White Continent.

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Fri, 17 Dec 2021 09:30:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/the_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station_tests_the_venturi_antarctica
<![CDATA[Belgian Court Dismisses Charges against Alain Hubert and the International Polar Foundation]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/belgian_court_dismisses_charges_against_alain_hubert_and_the_ipf Press release

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:00:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/belgian_court_dismisses_charges_against_alain_hubert_and_the_ipf
<![CDATA[The International Polar Foundation Remembers Longtime Friend Philippe Bodson]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/international_polar_foundation_remembers_longtime_friend_philippe_bodson The International Polar Foundation is saddened to hear about the passing of its longtime friend Philippe Bodson on 4 April 2020 due to complications related to COVID-19.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:38:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/international_polar_foundation_remembers_longtime_friend_philippe_bodson
<![CDATA[Mission Accomplished for Belgian Glaciologists at Princess Elisabeth Station]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/mission_accomplished_belgian_glaciologists_at_princess_elisabeth_station As the 10-year anniversary of the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station approaches on 15 February, the Mass2Ant research project, managed by the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), is also celebrating its return from a successful research season in Antarctica led by the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels - ULB). The team succeeded in drilling an ice core up to 260 metres deep (a record for their project in one season) from a new ice rise along the coast of East Antarctica, allowing them to collect an unprecedented amount of data from a remote and not widely studied region of the continent.
 

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Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:00:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/mission_accomplished_belgian_glaciologists_at_princess_elisabeth_station
<![CDATA[2018 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Kate Winter, Northumbria University]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/2018_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_awarded_to_dr._kate_winter_northu Brussels, Belgium – Dr. Kate Winter of Northumbria University, has been awarded the prestigious €150,000 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship for her proposal “BioFe in Glacial Systems”.  

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:24:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/2018_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_awarded_to_dr._kate_winter_northu
<![CDATA[2018 BAILLET LATOUR ANTARCTICA FELLOWSHIP AWARD LAUNCH]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/2018_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_award_launch The Baillet Latour Fund, in partnership with the International Polar Foundation, would like to announce the opening of the 2018 Call for Proposals for the Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship Award. This grant, worth €150,000, offers an exceptional opportunity for a young scientist from any country in the world to carry out research at or in the vicinity of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station.

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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:10:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/2018_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_award_launch
<![CDATA[PAX ANTARCTICA]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/pax_antarctica The Belgian State and the International Polar Foundation reach an agreement on the management of Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:33:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/pax_antarctica
<![CDATA[Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellow of 2014 publishes in Nature Climate Change]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/baillet_latour_antarctica_fellow_of_2014_publishes_in_nature_climate_change Dr. Jan Lenaerts, recipient of the 2014 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship for his BENEMELT project, has just published some of his research in Nature Climate Change.

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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:17:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/baillet_latour_antarctica_fellow_of_2014_publishes_in_nature_climate_change
<![CDATA[2016 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Lori Ziolkowski]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/2016_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_awarded_to_dr._lori_ziolkowski Brussels, Belgium, 9 December 2016 – A Canadian researcher, Dr. Lori Ziolkowski, has been awarded the prestigious €150,000 Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship for her proposal to study radiocarbon estimates of microbial activity and carbon accumulation surrounding the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station.

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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:59:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/2016_baillet_latour_antarctica_fellowship_awarded_to_dr._lori_ziolkowski