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What's new on the website?

This is a list of major additions/changes to the site. See also earlier changes to the website.

22nd August 2013 Merged the directories of libraries, museums and organisations into the new SPRI Polar Directory
3rd July 2013 SPRI Review 2012 online
29th April 2013 New main Library page
28th August 2012 SPRI Review 2011 online
8th November 2011 Research section overhauled
19th October 2011 SPRI Review 2010 online
18th August 2011 New sections on SPRI in the news and Press release
10th March 2011 SPRI Review 2009 online
23rd January 2010 Added a new section for the Arctic Ocean Geopolitics Programme
11th January 2010 Added the new Directory of Polar Libraries
2nd December SPRI Review 2008 online
23rd June The new Polar Art section of the museum catalogue is now live
19th February 2009 Updated Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Polar Studies prospectus
4th September SPRI Review 2007 online
23rd June Picture library catalogue launched
12th June People section overhauled
27th March Museum pages overhauled
26th March Added our leaflet about leaving a legacy to the Institute
6th February SPRI Review 2006 online
6th February Research grants list updated
5th February 2008 You can now make a donation to the Friends of SPRI online
15th November New Picture Library pages
14th November Polar Bytes 45
24th October M.Phil. in Polar Studies prospectus updated, including research topics for 2008-9
29th August Search results now fully integrated within the website.
9th August SPRI Review 2005 online
7th August Friends' Charity Challenge events sponsorship details added, for the sponsored Dog sledging, Extreme dog sledging and Greenland Trek
18th April Polar MPhil course details updated
15th January Scott's last letters home - a moving exhibition of the final correspondence between Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his wife
15th January 2007 Inuit on Celluloid film series added
19th December Information on the Friends' Great Sponsored Greenland Trek
30th November Details of a new Exhibition partnership with La Corderie Royale
25th September SPRI Public Lectures for Michaelmas term 2006 added
8th June Browsable Arctic Material Culture Collections (ARMC) catalogue launched as first phase of online SPRI Museum Catalogue
8th May Polar Bytes 39
23rd January New research topics for 2006-7 for the M.Phil. in Polar Studies
10th January Added a new section on workshops taking place at the Institute
9th January 2006 New Friends' Events pages
7th December SPRI Public Lectures - Lent term 2006 added
7th December More information on the Friends' Great Sponsored Arctic Dog Sledge
11th November New SPRI Shop pages live; online ordering will be additionally available in due course
2nd November New website design for the World Data Centre for Glaciology, Cambridge
11th October Polar Bytes 37 as well as various new items in the Friends' pages online
26th September Research seminars in Polar Physical Science 2005-6 online
5th September Research projects section being reorganised
29th August Changes to organisation of biography pages
10th August New site design launched
26th July Polar Bytes 36 online
29th June SPRI Review 2004 online
20th June Overhaul of the Friends pages, including addition of the new Executive Friends pages.
3rd May Online booking request form for Archives readers and Special Collections Access Policy
7th April Polar Bytes 35 online
30th March A new section for the Friends' events
19th January Polar Bytes 34 online
18th January Added a sitemap containing links to the various sections of the site
14th January New research topics for 2005-6 for the M.Phil. in Polar Studies
12th January 2005 Launch of SPRI Select - customised bibliography service
20th December The Antarctic in black and white - a press release on the Institute's grant of over half a million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund
3rd December SPRI Public Lectures - Lent term 2005 added
30th September Polar Bytes 33 online
22nd September SPRI Public Lectures for Michaelmas term 2004 added
22nd September Research seminars in Polar Physical Science 2004-5 online
10th September Virtual Shackleton - view a selection of original documents and artefacts about the life and expeditions of Sir Ernest Shackleton
2nd August Extreme Experiments: Climate change research in Greenland / CryoSat project (includes links for schools)
22nd July Polar Bytes 32 online
20th July SPRI Review 2003 online
14th June Information and a press release on the 'Shackleton: The Hidden Collections' exhibition
2nd June Pictures from the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (Terra Nova) added, available from the Picture Library.
27th April Polar Bytes 31 with various attached letters online
April Tech: SPRI's website has been recognised by Eric Meyer, one of the world's leading web development experts as "a notable standards-oriented redesign"
16th March Full archive of issues of Polar Bytes now available
16th March Polar Bytes 30 online
12th March Short summary of Science Week 2004 events added
12th February Some research seminars in Polar Social Science added
12th January 2004 CPOM research: Larsen Ice Shelf has Progressively Thinned
9th January 2004 Tech: website layout behind-the-scenes now uses CSS2 stylesheet layout
3rd December SPRI Public Lectures - Lent term 2004 added
5th November Polar Museums directory converted to a dynamic database. Further improvements to follow.
4th November Polar Bytes 29 online (along with other issues added throughout the year)
3rd October SPRI Review 2002 online
3rd October Research seminars in Polar Physical Science 2003-4 online
11th September Russian Information Transfer Programme pages reorganised
29th July Recent student awards and successes online
2nd July Directory of Polar and Cold Regions Organisations converted to a dynamic database. Further improvements to follow.
22nd January 2003 Polar Landscape & Remote Sensing Group information.
4th December Glacimarine Research Group projects information.
15th November Membership form and constitution of the Friends added.
13th November Updated M.Phil. in Polar Studies prospectus
21st October Some examples of Recent M.Phil. and Ph.D. theses undertaken at the Institute
October Various new biography pages
October IGS and WDCGC websites moved to their own dedicated domain names.
18th September 2002 Website relaunched