RSS - Press Releases - International Polar Foundation http://www.polarfoundation.org/ International Polar Foundation: Connecting Polar Science and Society en-uk Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:42:00 +0100 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:42:00 +0100 press@polarfoundation.org webmaster@polarfoundation.org <![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
<![CDATA[The International Polar Foundations responds to the latest accusations in the press]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/the_international_polar_foundations_responds_to_the_latest_accusations The International Polar Foundation responds to the latest allegations against it and clarifies misconceptions about its activities related to the flagship project of the Foundation for Belgium on the international stage, the world's first "zero emission" polar research station, the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica.

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 22:04:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/the_international_polar_foundations_responds_to_the_latest_accusations
<![CDATA[Alain Hubert receives Royal Geographical Society honour in London]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/alain_hubert_receives_royal_geographical_society_honour_in_london Alain Hubert received the Royal Geographical Society’s Geographical Award 2015 in recognition of his many efforts to raise awareness about polar research in Antarctica on 1st June in London.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:16:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/alain_hubert_receives_royal_geographical_society_honour_in_london
<![CDATA[AWI scientists at Princess Elisabeth station in Antarctica discover possible meteorite impact site]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/awi_scientists_discover_possible_meteorite_impact_site_press_release During their stay at Belgium’s Princess Elisabeth station in East Antarctica, researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany have discovered a possible meteorite impact site during an aerial geological survey mission to study the geological history of East Antarctica.

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Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:29:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/awi_scientists_discover_possible_meteorite_impact_site_press_release
<![CDATA[A Teacher At Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Station]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/a_teacher_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station Brussels, the 19th of November 2014 - Roger Radoux, an electronics teacher at the Athénée Royal d'Ans and the laureate of the second Polar Quest contest, will spend five weeks at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research station during this 2014-15 BELARE season.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:09:00 +0100 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/a_teacher_at_princess_elisabeth_antarctica_station
<![CDATA[Arctic Futures Symposium “The Arctic, its peoples, and its economies”]]> http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/arctic_futures_symposium_the_arctic_its_peoples_and_its_economies The International Polar Foundation and its partners have successfully organised the fifth Arctic Futures Symposium on October 14-15 in the European Quarter in Brussels, Belgium. The symposium focused on economic development for the people of the North, a theme in line with the priorities of the Canadian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:45:00 +0200 http://www.polarfoundation.org/news_press/press_release/arctic_futures_symposium_the_arctic_its_peoples_and_its_economies