Monday, 16 July 2012

Current Scholarships and Upcoming Events

 In our first major update we are pleased to provide a list of links to conferences occuring over the coming months and details of newly announced scholarships.

Current Opportunities

PhD in Southern Ocean Circulation offered through Southern Ocean Observing System
Deadline: 31 August 2012 (international)

CCAMLR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) Scientific Scholarship Scheme
Deadline: 1 October 2012

Antarctic and Southern Ocean Internship announced by CCAMLR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources)
Deadline: Please refer to contact details on the PDF file found on the following site.

Current Events

XXXII SCAR and Open Science Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, July 13 - 25, 2012
At present a number of APECS Oceania members are in Portland attending this conference. We look forward to catching up on their experiences in future blog updates.

Upcoming Events

The Fifth International Albatross and Petrel Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, August 12 - 17, 2012
IAPC5 is all about albatross and petrel biology, ecology, distributions and tracking, taxonomy and human interactions.

New Zealand ICEFEST: Bringing Antarctica to Christchurch, 14 September - 14 October, 2012
In this brand new biennial festival, Christchurch will be celebrating the New Zealand-Antarctica relationship along with the country's 100 year history of Antarctic activity. For festival information please visit:

**Important Information Regarding the Antarctica NZ Conference**
The following link provides information regarding the cancelled Antarctica New Zealand Conference. The conference was to be held jointly with the Australian Antarctic Division in Hobart in July 2012. It is now being organised to run in conjunction with ICEFEST.

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