SCAR Visiting Professor Scheme

SCAR Visiting Professors

Awardee

Home Country

Visiting (Host)

Purpose of visit

Proposed date

Report

2017 Visiting Professors

Yeadong Kim (email)

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South Korea

ITU Polar Research Center, Turkey

Providing advice on expedition environmental protection and safety as well as delivering public lectures.

April 2018  

Dermot Antoniades (email)

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Canada

Universided de la Republica, Uruguay

Instructor on summer field school on King George Island and mentoring reasearchers and students new to Antarctic research in Montevideo.

January 2018  

Xavier Crosta (email)

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France

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, India

Training to help develop expertise in Southern Ocean Paleoceanography, public lectures and developing wider collaborations. 

November 2017  
Yves Cherel
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France

Port Elizabeth Museum, South Africa

Training curators and biologists in dealing with Southern Ocean cephalopod beaks, establishing reference collection and a series of seminars and public talks.

May 2018  
 
2016 Visiting Professors

Bryan Storey (email)

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New Zealand

Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science

Introducing SCAR and helping Iran make decisions about developing its own Antarctic research programme

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Judd Case
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USA

Museo de La Plata, Buenos Aires,  Argentina

Giving lectures and collaborative working sessions on the practice and uses of biostratigraphy

July 2017  
 
2015 Visiting Professors
John Turner
(email)

UK

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa, India

To develop cooperative cross-disciplinary work through ice core data and climate modelling

July 2016

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Robert Larter
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UK

University of Tromsø, Norway

Mentoring a new generation of marine geoscientists

April 2016

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2014 Visiting Professors

Mario De Stefano

Italy

Chile

Collaborative research with INACH colleagues starting to work with Antarctic diatoms

December 2014  

Kevin Hall

Canada

South Africa

Workshop for SANAP researchers and mentoring of graduate students on rock weathering

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Carme Huguet

Spain

South Africa

Helping to set up a high pressure liquid chromatography-mass spectrometer (HPLC-MS), and training research students in sample preparation, analysis and interpretation.

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2013 Visiting Professors

Andrew Fountain

USA

Malaysia

  Delayed until 2016/17  

Graham Hosie
(email)

Australia

South Africa

Running a course to provide instruction in the methods used by the Southern Ocean CPR Survey

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Philip Kyle

USA

Republic of Korea

     

Tony Press
(email)

Australia

Chile

Comparison of the Antarctic science/policy interface in Chile and Australia, and to understand the importance of Punta Arenas as an Antarctic Gateway

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Anna Wåhlin

Sweden

Republic of Korea