The ROICE team is on the road again

The National Institute of Research and Development for Biological Sciences (NIRDBS) is organizing the third Romanian Expedition of Scientific Research in Antarctica – ROICE 2019, at King Sejong Station of the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), King George Island, Barton Peninsula in the Western Antarctic, between January 17 and February 15, 2019. Based on the… [read more]


The ROICE team, represented by Dr. Cristina Purcărea, Dr. Iris Tuşa and PhD. Corina Iţcuş, participated at the POLAR2018 event, on June 15-26, 2018, in Davos, Switzerland. This was a joint event of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research – XXXV SCAR Bienal Meeting ( and the International Arctic Science Committee (ISAC) ( POLAR2018 brings… [read more]

The ROICE team at the XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meeting

The ROICE, represented by Dr. Cristina Purcarea, Dr. Cristian Coman, PhD. Iris Maria Tuşa and PhD. Corina Iţcuş, participated in August 20 – 30, 2016, at the XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meeting and Open Science Conference, which held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The scientific papers of the ROICE members team were accepted for the the XXXIV… [read more]

The participation of Romanian APECS members to the First APECS World Summit (ASSOCIATION OF POLAR EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS) Sofia, Bulgaria, 6-8 June 2015

Since its success during the International Polar Year (IPY), APECS has been grown significantly. Today, APECS’s membership counts about 5000 early career scientists, mentors and educators with interests in the Polar Regions in over 80 countries. But APECS has also evolved institutionally with currently 26 National Committees (NCs) across all continents – except Antarctica. The… [read more]