Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


apecs logo webnorden logoThe APECS Nordic Project team collected opinions and experiences from indigenous and non-indigenous early career researchers (ECRs) and Indigenous peoples in Nordic Regions. The APECS Nordic Survey was conducted in spring 2014.

The survey was available in Danish, English, Finnish, Northern Sami, Russian, Swedish. It included questions about interactions between ECRs, Indigenous peoples and Northern communities, about research and Indigenous communities, the use of western science and Traditional Knowledge, as well as education and training needs that might help facilitate meaningful and effective communication and research collaboration in Nordic Arctic communities.

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