Fellowships, scholarships, funding opportunities, training courses and jobs come an go frequently. There is a plethora of sponsors and institutes for the early career polar scientist who advertise these opportunities. An idea is to follow APECS Oceania on Facebook and Twitter, and to check out the Links & Supporters.
For current jobs and opportunities, please see the APECS International – Job Board website for more information.
Scientific Community on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
SCAR has many research groups under different streams of study. Each of these research groups have their own websites, Facebook accounts and mailing lists. The benefit for following these groups include receiving information about funding, scholarships, training courses and other opportunities.
- SCAR Geosciences
- SCAR Life Sciences
- SCAR Physical Sciences
- SCAR Social Sciences and Humanities
- SCAR Scientific Research Programmes
SCAR is also looking for volunteers for the Southern Ocean Diet and Energetics Database. Volunteering requires data entry of scientific findings into a single database for access by future research. If you are interested, please visit the SCAR – SO-Diet and Energetics website and contact Ben Raymond (Ben.Raymond@aad.gov.au).
University of Tasmania Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) Volunteers
Volunteers at the University of Tasmania Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) in Hobart, Tasmania, are occasionally required to assist on projects. IMAS Volunteers have a Facebook page with news, posts and call outs.