Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

 

The APECS International Directorate is the essential coordinating body without which the organiszation and running of the various APECS activities and programmes would hardly be possible. APECS is grateful for the continued support provided by its Directorate sponsors. Our current locations and sponsors are:

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Directorate location:

The APECS International Directorate is currently located at the The University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT) in Tromsø, Norway and is generously funded by the UiT, the Norwegian Polar Institute and the Fram Centre with two positions (a full-time Executive Director and a part-time Administrative Assistant) as well as operational expenses for the APECS office. The current funding agreement is in place until 2027.

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APECS team 2021 credits Maren Jenrich In addition, part-time project officer positions are funded at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany through

  • the EU Horizon 2020 project ARICE (Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium), October 2018 - December 2022
  • the EU Horizon 2020 project Arctic PASSION (Pan-Arctic Observing System of Systems: Implementing Observations for Societal Needs), July 2021 - June 2025

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Find out more about our APECS International Directorate Sponsors as well as the organizations that have supported our office in the past and further partners and sponsors. 

APECS is not a legal entity in its own right but an international network. 

Contact Info:

APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
Norway

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Detailed information on the current staff members and their contact info:

Sarah Strand - Director

Sarah StrandAffiliation and Location: University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Contact:
Email: Sarah.Strand(at)apecs.is
Phone (office):

Bio: Sarah is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area in California but discovered her love of the cryosphere while completing her B.S. in Geological Sciences at Tufts University in Massachusetts. She briefly worked in Denali National Park in Alaska before moving to Svalbard as a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grantee. Sarah used this year to develop her direction in permafrost research and take courses as an UNIS guest master student.

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Franziska Pausch - Project Officer

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Affiliation and Location: Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany

Contact:
Email: Franziska.Pausch(at)apecs.is

Bio: Franziska is a marine biologist, specialised in the ecology and biogeochemistry of Southern Ocean phytoplankton. In February 2021, she starts her work as a part-time APECS project officer in the EU Horizon 2020 project ARICE (Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium) and supports the APECS International Directorate Office in administrative tasks.

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Lisa Grosfeld - Project Officer

Lisa Grosfeld credits Kerstin Rolfes smallAffiliation and Location: Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany

Contact:
Email: lisa.grosfeld(at)apecs.is
Phone: +49 331-58174 5802

Bio: Lisa is a marine geoscientist, now working in project management in the research environment. Since she experienced the Arctic Regions herself, most recently as a media coordinator during the MOSAiC expedition, she has been inspired and enthusiastic about its uniqueness and beauty, motivating her for raising awareness for its vulnerability and protection.

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Past Staff Members

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
Norway
Email: info(at)apecs.is

Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
 
UiTNPIFRAM
 
Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events