Programme for ICAT PhD School 2017 – University of Copenhagen

Programme for ICAT PhD School 2017

The program starts Monday morning September 25 at 09:00 and ends six days later on Saturday afternoon September 30 at approximately 14:00 (2pm). Arrival is recommended for Sunday 24th and departure on Sunday October 1 (or Saturday 30thafter 17:00 if necessary). A more detailed schedule is included below.

Monday and Tuesday will involve lab exercises and introductions. Students will give a 3 minute video presentation of themselves and their research. A half-day excursion will take place Wednesday to Odsherred geopark. Each day will wrap-up with reflections and discussions.

The lecturers will prepare lecture material which will be distributed at the course and made available on the website after the course.

The lecturers in 2017 include N. Abram, M. Potenza, T. Blunier, J. Freitag, C. Hvidberg, A. Grinsted, P. Vallelonga (convener), A. Svensson, S.O. Rasmussen, A.-K. Faber, J. Pedro, H. Kjær (convenor) and S.B. Hansen.

The course will take place at two venues:

1) Monday, Tuesday and Saturday at the Centre for Ice and Climate, Juliane Maries vej 30, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark. Room 235, 2nd floor. Google maps link:

2) Wednesday to Friday at the University of Copenhagen Administration Centre, Frue Plads 4, 1165 København K. Auditorium 1. Google maps link:



Course material

Once accepted to the ICAT PhD school you will get access to a shared drive with course material.


In 2017, 28 participants representing 14 countries were accepted to attend the ICAT PhD school: 

Alexander Weinhart  University of Bremen, Germany
Alice Carter-Champion  Royal Holloway/University College London, United Kingdom
Andreas Plach, University of Bergen, Norway
Anirudha Mahagaonka  Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Camilla Marie Jensen, University of Bern, Switzerland
Chiara Tessari Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Donovan Dennis Boston University, USA
Elena Di Stefano University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
Emma Anderberg Lund University, Sweden
Franciele Schwanck  Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Federico Scoto Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Francois Burgay, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Hamid Mojtabavi Georg-August-Universitat Göttingen, Germany
Hugo Jomier  Stockholm University, Sweden
Jesper Baldtzer Liisberg  University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ji De Tibetan University, China
Jiao Yang State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Sciences, China
Jinhwa Shin University of Grenoble Alpes, France 
Klemens Weisleitner  University of Innsbruck, Austria
Ling Fang University of Bern, Switzerland
Llorenc Cremonesi Universitá degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Loïc Schmidely University of Bern, Switzerland
Mahalinganathan Kanthanathan, Goa University, India
Marlene Kronenberg, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Minjie Zheng Lund University, Sweden
Prisca Lehmann University of Bern, Switzerland
Samira Samimi University of Calgary, Canada
Tetsuro Taranczewski, University of Bremen, Germany