The APRI

The Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) is a research consortium that promotes and coordinates research and education in the area of polar sciences at the participating organisations.

The APRI involves about 50 scientists in 14 research groups. Read More

Polar Talk #1 in the Museum of Natural History, Vienna

On the 17th of January the first Polar Talk of the Austrian Polar Research Institute took place in the Museum of Natural History, Vienna. Dr. Gertrude Saxinger spoke about the First Nations in Canada’s Yukon Territory and their relationship to the mining industry. Over 40 people found their way to the museum for the evening and contributed to a lively discussion after the talk. Afterwards, drinks and snacks were enjoyed in the entrance hall of the beautiful museum. APRI wishes to thank all visitors and the museum for a pleasant evening!

Dr. Gertrude Saxinger speaks about the First Nations in Canada’s Yukon Territory and their relationship to the mining industry. Photo: Robert Gebauer

Photo: Robert Gebauer

Snacks and drinks in the museum’s entrance hall. Photo: Alexandra Meyer

 

Der Standard on Degen’s research project on arctic benthic communities

Der Standard recently published an article on Renate Degen’s (University of Vienna) Artcic Traits Project. Read the full article here.

 

Faculty

APRI Faculty Members