Life as PhD student

Ever wondered what it feels like to work on something as crazy as a PhD in Natural Sciences? Or how you get to do polar research? Find some personal insights on our work here.

The International Glaciological Society (IGS) organizes symposia (or conferences) on different aspects of cryospheric sciences all around the world. In June 2022, the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau hosted the “International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers”. As I am working on numerically modeling marine-terminating/tidewater glaciers, this was a nice fit […]

Glacial conference including glacial experiences

We are Yuqing and Linda, two PhD students from Bremerhaven and Bremen. Here we give some insights into our experience abroad. We spent three months (February – May) at the McGill University in Montreal, Canada. We joined the sea ice group of Bruno Tremblay. We are very thankful for his […]

Our research stay at the McGill University in Montreal

From the 23rd to the 27th May, after two years of fully virtual conference experiences only, the EGU general assembly finally took place on-site in Vienna again. EGU stands for “European Geosciences Union” and the general assembly is the yearly international conference where the scientific community meets to discuss their […]

Arctic science in the middle of Europe