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March 30, 2020

One of the goals of APECS is to enhance the visibility of early career researchers and their research. Our board member Marek had a great idea at how to achieve this goal:

Due to this goal and a growing interest in science communication within the APECS Germany Board, I...

March 13, 2020

Some months ago APECS Germany planned a very special treat for this year:

The APECS Germany Postcard Calendars 2020.

Our APECS Germany board members contributed with their favourite photos from the polar regions, from Greenland to the Canadian Arctic, from Svalbard to th...

APECS International Polar Week March 2020 is coming up soon and APECS Germany is excited to be contributing again!

From the 16 to 21 of March we plan to publish comics about the main message of scientific publications of early career scientists. The main outlet will be...

December 23, 2019

To all polar scientists and friends of APECS Germany,

2019 has flown by and we are looking back on an eventful year.
The Board of the German National Committee of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS Germany) would therefore like to reflect on the pas...

November 27, 2019

Antarctica Day 2019 is coming up!

On Sunday, 1st December, we celebrate Antarctica Day and the 60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty.

This year, APECS Germany has a very special activity planned:

A "Caption this Image" photo competition!

The competition will run between...

How experienced are you in science communication? Do you prefer “online” or “in-person” science communication? 

How do I choose the right words when talking about science? How do I connect to my audience?

Those were only a few of the questions that the 35 participants di...

​​​Last Wednesday, the 25th of September, APECS Germany hosted a movie night on the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam as part of the APECS International Polar Week. The event was organized and movies were provided by US APECS. About 35 young scientists from AWI, GFZ, PIK as we...

APECS Germany is participating in the Polar Film Festival organized by USAPECS by screening short movies on 25 September from 5:30pm at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Potsdam, Germany. 

Come and stop by:

Wednesday, 25 September

5:30 pm

Lecture Hall A45S


August 8, 2019

Wednesday, Sept. 25 2019, 15:00 - 17:00
Bremen University

in cooperation with ICYMARE and the SPP Antarctic Research Coordination meeting.


Young researchers are invited to the APECS Germany workshop about science communication to be held on September 25, 3-5pm at Br...

June 4, 2019

Over the past three year, APECS Germany has been continually growing and seen an active engagement at outreach talks, conferences and workshops. This action has been driven forward by the tireless work of our board members, co-chairs and our chair.

Today we would like t...

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Welcome to APECS Germany, the new National Committee of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists!



After years of smaller attempts and good ideas by some young researchers in the German APECS community, it was now possible to gather a small group of motivated researchers who set the spark of this new national network.

You have ideas and want to be an active part of APECS Germany? We invite you to participate! An even more diverse group of active members will make the start of this new network even more exciting.

Help to produce new ideas, share your experience and knowledge among other young polar researchers and profit from new connections in not only the German polar research community. Ultimately, the productivity, outcome and success of APECS Germany will rely on the activity and commitment of its active members.

This is the official homepage    of APECS Germany. 
If you want to find out what is happening in the wider APECS Network, please visit          APECS News.


March 13, 2020

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