News

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2016-02-04

Antarctic Organisations Launch Fellowships for 2016

Three leading Antarctic organisations have announced opportunities for early-career researchers. The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), the Council of ...

2016-01-26

Early Career Scientists programme on board Oden 2016

The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat invites Early Career Scientists with Swedish affiliation to take part in a joint Swedish-Canadian research expedition to the Hig...

2015-11-26

Unique web portal puts Swedish polar research on the map

The Polar Research Portal is a new way to discover Swedish polar research. The portal is an experience-based website that follows Swedish research expeditions in the A...

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Expedition blogs

Blogs

2016-02-01

Photos from Helliwell Hills

Photos from the fieldwork at Helliwell Hills, Antarctica.

2016-01-19

Busy days on board Araon

One of our missions was to pick up a couple of submerged moorings, which have been measuring various parameters during the two years since we were here the last time. But we have had some setbacks on board.

2016-01-19

Duct tape is a polar researcher’s best friend

When you work in Antarctica you often face problems that you might not come across in many other research projects. For example, you must take extreme care when you pack your equipment as it can take months to get new equipment – everything from fresh batteries to spare parts for measuring instruments.

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The Polar Research Portal is a new way to discover Swedish polar research. The portal is an experience-based website that puts polar research on the map.

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Visit the Polar Research Portal to read about current Swedish expeditions in Antarctica.

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The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat and Swedish Research Council have established a shared roadmap for support to research projects in polar regions outside Sweden.