Europlanet Early Careers Network (EPEC) News
— October 20, 2018

BepiColombo Blasts Off to Mercury The ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission blasted off from Kourou in French Guiana this morning to begin a seven year journey to Mercury. Dr Jörn Helbert, of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and member of the Europlanet team, has been out in Kourou and Indhu Varatharajan, of DLR and Chair of the Europlanet […]


— September 29, 2018

EPEC @ EPSC 2018 The Europlanet Early Careers (EPEC) network had a busy week at EPSC 2018 in Berlin! Members gathered at the EPEC corner and organised three short courses: Science Cross Talks brought together early career people at the beginning of the conference  to get to know other young scientists and to hear about their […]


— September 10, 2018

Early Career Events and Short Courses at EPSC 2018 The Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Network has organised lots of activities for early career researchers attending EPSC 2018 in Berlin. All EPEC events are free of charge and no registration is required, except where explicitly mentioned. Food and drink are not provided. Sunday, 16th September 16:00 […]


— September 10, 2018

Register for EPSC 2018 Science Flash Wed, 20 Sep, 16:00–17:30 / Room Mercury (SMW1.1) Present your research in 180s with only one slide in a fun and original way! The three best presentations, as rated by the jury, will receive a prize! Rules You are allowed to use one slide (without videos or animations).  You […]


— July 23, 2018

1st EPEC (EuroPlanet Early Career network) Annual Week The 1st EPEC (EuroPlanet Early Career network) Annual Week took place from 10-15 June 2018 at the International Space University in Strasbourg (France). Around 40 early career scientists from 19 different countries gathered for what turned out to be a very successful and unique event. Besides being […]


— March 19, 2018

1st Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Annual Week – Registration deadline update. Europlanet is pleased to announce the first fully sponsored training school for its new network of early career scientists who work in the field of Planetary/Space Science. Details Dates: 11-15 June 2018 Venue: International Space University, Strasbourg, France Deadline for registration: 20th March (**the […]


— February 23, 2018

Being an early career academic researcher, whether you are a doctoral student or research staff, can be challenging: should you pursue further academic research? What skills will help you progress in an academic career? What other career options are open to you? In this course you will find answers to these questions and more, considering […]


— September 23, 2017

EPSC 2017 saw the launch of the EPEC Network bringing together early-career planetary scientists and space professionals attending the meeting. EPEC events at EPSC 2017 included training workshops on scientific writing and ERC funding opportunities, the first EPSC Outstanding Student Poster Award, and the second EPSC Science Flash competition, where participants had just 180 seconds […]