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International Glaciological Society

 

The International Glaciological Society was founded in 1936 to provide a focus for individuals interested in practical and scientific aspects of snow and ice.

The objects of the Society enshrined in its Constitution are to:

The Core values of the International Glaciological Society

The IGS has drawn up a document detailing the ‘CORE VALUES’ and the ‘SCIENTIFIC CODE OF CONDUCT’ of the Society. Members of the Society are expected to abide by these. IGS officers and committees will take these values into account when considering all IGS matters such as nominations to Council and eligibility for IGS awards.

Statement on Racism and Inequity

10 June 2020

Around the world, people are coming together to speak out against racism and its systemic, intergenerational effects, particularly on the Black community. People in all walks of life are seeking justice and equity and are demanding change. Changes of this type require work on the part of individuals, communities and organisations of all kinds. As a scholarly community that has long valued and promoted international linkages and diverse scientific views, the International Glaciological Society (IGS) nevertheless recognises that there is more we can do. We stand with people in the United States and around the world who are calling out for change.

The IGS condemns racism, racist acts, the systemic forces that allow and foster them, and the inequalities with which academia still struggles. As an international academic organisation and learned society, we will continue on the inclusive path the IGS Core Values and Scientific Code of Conduct requires us to follow, and we encourage all of our members to learn more and to do more (see example), to make science a compassionate and inclusive space for all

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Announcing the International Glaciological Society Global Seminar Series!
Starting Wednesday 15th April (+1 in Australia/Japan) coming live on a computer screen near you!

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