Announcement of the PRELUDIUM 19 call for proposals

The National Science Centre hereby announces the PRELUDIUM 19 call for proposals for research projects addressed at researchers who are not PhD holders. Maximum funds available in the call amount to PLN 70,000, PLN 140,000 or PLN 210,000 to finance projects of 12 months, 24 months or 36 months respectively. In the PRELUDIUM call for proposals, a research team may comprise up to three members, including the principal

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SIOS’s webinar series: An anchor point to the drifting world!

SIOS’s webinar series: An anchor point to the drifting world! https://sios-svalbard.org/News_20200324b https://sios-svalbard.org/News_20200324b When: Friday, 27th March, Time: 12:45 to 16:00 Hrs CET Where: Online, Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/130974126) Why: To provide a social experience to the Svalbard research community in difficult times Dear Friends of SIOS Most of us are now grounded, quarantined or working from the home office. Most of us have canceled our conference participations (EGU being the

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Remote work system of the IEDS secretary

In connection with counteracting the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus, the secretariat of the International Environmental Doctoral School is switching to a remote work system. Please contact us on the phone number 571 449 703 or e-mail polarknow@us.edu.pl

Announcement on suspension of classes

Due to the growing  threat of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic, the Rector of University of Silesia decided to suspend, from 11 March 2020 (inclusive) until further notice, classes at all faculties and other units of University of Silesia. Detailed information on other limitations in the operation of the university in the period of the epidemiological threat will be included in a regulation of the Rector of University of Silesia

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PROM – arrivals of Ph.D. students and academic staff

The Doctoral School of the University of Silesia in Katowice informs you of the opening of the Recruitment Applications  for short-term visits for all Ph.D. Students and Academic Staff at the University of Silesia in Katowice as part of the PROM program. Authorized participants: Ph.D. Students and Representatives of the Academic Staff who are under 40 years of age, coming from Universities, Scientific and Research as well as

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Fulbright Grants for Polish Citizens

The Fulbright Program has two dimensions. The first one is purely practical: we finance the study visits of Polish students, researchers and academic teachers to the U.S. and support their promising projects. The other one is ideological: we believe that the exchange of knowledge and skills serves an even greater purpose than the advancement of learning. Fulbright Graduate Student Award: candidates should hold, at a minimum, a bachelor’s

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The Invited Lectures on Polar Research – Dr. Ethan Welty

W E   A R E   P L E A S E D   T O   I N V I T E D   T O   L E C T U R E: “Extracting glacier observations from time-lapse photographs” by Dr. Ethan Welty Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado Boulder to be held January 21, 2020 at 11:30 AM at the Faculty of Natural

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Report from the ceremony of inauguration

On October 18, the ceremony of inauguration of the academic year 2019/2020 took place in the International Environmental Doctoral School. During the ceremony took place the matriculation of PhD students of IEDS, the signing of a co-operation agreement between the Center for Polar Studies and University Center in Svalbard (UNIS) and the inaugural lecture entitled „Rapid Arctic change challenges our scientific approaches; are we equipped?” by Prof. Dr. Kim

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Dr Heikki Lihavainen’s lecture

W E   A R E   P L E A S E D   T O   I N V I T E D   T O   L E C T U R E:  “Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System -An international research infrastructure for Arctic Earth System Science (ESS)” by Dr. Heikki Lihavainen’a Director of the Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) to be held October 18, 2019 at 9:30 AM

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