News from Antarctica
Interested in what's happening down at Princess Elisabeth? News from the field are posted here regularily to keep you updated about what's going on.
February 7, 2020 in Education
The International Polar Foundation’s outreach activities towards young students through educational Skype classes have always been welcomed with enthusiasm since they were started more than 10 years ago, soon…
November 14, 2014 in Daily Life, Education
The BELARE 10 team welcomes a few new members, while an electronics teacher prepares for his first trip to Antarctica, thanks to his students!
December 9, 2013 in Daily Life, Education
Four Skype calls were organised by the International Polar Foundation between schools and the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica station (PEA) in the framework of celebrating Antarctica Day on December 1st.
December 2, 2013 in Education
On December 1st, Princess Elisabeth Antarctica participated in “Antarctica Day” in celebration of Antarctic Treaty’s signature. Fifty kids from around the world sent us flags they…
November 5, 2013 in Education
The Polar Quest contest is a unique opportunity for Belgian teachers in Brussels and Wallonia to go to Princess Elisabeth Antarctica during the 2014-2015 season.
May 20, 2013 in Education, Management
Their Royal Highnesses, Prince Philippe, and his daughter Princess Elisabeth of Belgium visited the “Inside the Station” exhibition at Tour & Taxis, Brussels today, an interactive journey…
December 21, 2012 in Science, Education
While the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica team are toiling away in the frozen south, you can see if you're up to the challenge of living in Antarctica! Starting Saturday December 22nd,…
December 5, 2011 in Education
Taking a break from their busy schedule, Expedition Leader Alain Hubert and Expedition Engineer Erik Verhagen took some time to talk to the winners of the Polar Quest contest.
February 15, 2011 in Education
On February 15th 2011 the Princess Elisabeth research station in Antarctica (PEA) will be the centre of attention at the launch of the 'mardis durables du Palais', a special exhibition focussing…
June 5, 2009 in Education
Students in the 11th grade at the Pleinschool in Kortijk (Courtrai) used the Princess Elisabeth Station as a main theme at the school's open door day on May 10th.