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Upcoming Event: Ice Ice Baby – Let’s talk having kids in polar sciences

In March we want to talk about Having Kids in Polar Sciences. We will be joined by a diverse group of panelists who will share their experience and considerations of having, not having or not yet having kids in their polar science career.

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Icy-Christmassy Holiday Get-Together

The Association for Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Germany, International Glaciological Society Early career Glaciology Group (EGG) and the European Geosciences Union Crysophere team (EGU CR) welcome you to a…

Polar Week 2020

(image credits: Johanna Grabow, created with canva) APECS International Polar Week March 2020 is coming up soon and APECS Germany is excited to be contributing again! From the 16 to…

Welcome to APECS Germany!

Interested in polar or alpine research? Then you have come to the right place! We are the German National Committee of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS).

As a voluntary group of young polar researchers and enthusiasts we aim to create a vivid community for students, researchers, educators and others with interests in the wider cryosphere. We organise opportunities for career development, promote education and outreach and are committed to making the polar sciences a welcoming and inclusive place for all. It is free and easy to join our community!

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