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IT WAS A GREAT NIGHT!

On Tuesday May 5th, the recipients of the 2015 SES Explorer Awards were honoured and presented with their Awards at the Park Tower Hotel, London SW1. The award winners joined Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Honorary Vice President of the SES, Neville Shulman CBE, explorer and author, Pen Hadow, Arctic Explorer, Andrew Mitchell, Chairman of the SES, and rainforest advocate, and Col John Blashford Snell, as they present the SES Explorer Awards to their successors, the rising stars of scientific exploration.

SES Explorer Award presenters 2015

Photograph courtesy of Nicholas Young Photography. www.nry.co.uk.

The full list of SES Explorer Award 2015 recipients is at click here.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 14th - SES LECTURE - JOHN HARE - PARK TOWER HOTEL
http://www.ses-explore.org/news_detail.php?article=291

OCTOBER 13th - EXPLORATION AT THE FRONTLINE
http://www.ses-explore.org/news_detail.php?article=292

NOVEMBER 19th - SES LECTURE - NIALL McCANN - PARK TOWER HOTEL
http://www.ses-explore.org/news_detail.php?article=260

EXPLORATION AT THE FRONTLINE

Charles Emmerson L and David Shukman R
The BBC's Science Editor DAVID SHUKMAN chaired a terrific panel based discussion on the Future for Arctic Exploration as part of 'The Exploration at the Frontline' series on Tuesday 9th June.

Members' magazine Sesame will feature a full review of this inspiring evening and you can watch the event itself on /www.frontlineclub.com/exploration-in-the-arctic-past-present-and-future.




ABOUT THE SOCIETY

The Scientific Exploration Society is a UK-based charity (Reg No 267410) founded in 1969 by Colonel John Blashford-Snell OBE and his colleagues. As a non-profit making organisation we initiate a worldwide programme of scientific expeditions focusing on scientific, conservation, education and community aid projects.

Today, the focus of the SES is on delivering outstanding events and experiences to our membership, plus inspiring and supporting - through the SES Explorer Awards - the next generation of ground breaking 'Pioneers with Purpose'.

If you would like to help us continue the Society's work, please click here to donate.

BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE SES

By becoming a member of the Scientific Exploration Society, you are part of a team which is supporting tomorrow's great explorers and celebrating today's exploration pioneers. For costs and how to join click here.

In essence, SES membership entitles you to:

  • Advance notice of forthcoming expeditions.
  • Details of our regular lecture series given by leading explorers which are held at the Park Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge in their newly refurbished Exploration Suite. This is a great way to meet like-minded people on an informal basis
  • Entry to all ‘2015 Exploration at the Frontline’ panel based discussion events held at the Frontline Club, Paddington, London.
  • SESAME, the SES magazine is published biannually and is much loved by members.
  • Expert help and advice with travel plans
  • 15% discount on purchases from Cotswold Outdoor
  • 20% discount on online purchases from Power Traveller
  • Discounted subscriber prices and access to the extensive range of remote support services offered by leading international health charity InterHealth
  • SES books, DVDs, videos and merchandise at discount prices

Olivia Taylor SES Award Winner 2014 crop



Lectures

Nigeria map
14/09/2015
BOKO HARAM - HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
John Hare will talk about his experiences from 1957-64 in the remote regions of Borno and Adamawa in Northern Nigeria.
The Frontline Club 20th November 2014 - the panel
13/10/2015
SES/FRONTLINE CLUB - FOURTH EVENT
Details of this FOURTH collaboration between journalists club The Frontline, and SES, to be announced.
Niall McCann
16/11/2015
Niall McCann - Explorer, Adventurer, Biologist
We look forward to hearing how Niall combines his quest for adventure with his work as a biologist involving endangered species around the world.




Latest News

Antarctica map
18/06/2015
SES MEMBERS TARGET SHACKLETON'S EPIC JOURNEY
A team of adventurers, including SES members Newall Hunter and Stewart Edge, is set to mark the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton's famous crossing of the Antarctic, by finishing the monumental journey
Charles Emmerson L and David Shukman R
11/06/2015
BRILLIANT NIGHT AT THE FRONTLINE
The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman chaired a terrific panel based discussion on the Future for Arctic Exploration as part of 'The Exploration at the Frontline' series on Tuesday 9th June.
Giulia Grimaldi
19/05/2015
JOIN US TO SUPPORT GREAT EXPLORATION!
There's never been a better time to join the Scientific Exploration Society! Our focus is on delivering outstanding events and experiences to our membership, plus inspiring and supporting the next generation of Pioneers with Purpose.
Pen Hadow explorer
19/05/2015
DAVID SHUKMAN CHAIRS FRONTLINE PANEL DISCUSSION
On Tuesday 9th June - at the next 'Exploration at the Frontline' event - BBC Science editor David Shukman will chair a panel of explorers, scientists, reporters and experts to better understand how Arctic exploration has changed over the years.
SES Explorer Award presenters 2015
06/05/2015
2015 SES EXPLORER AWARDS PRESENTED IN STYLE!
Last night, SES members rubbed shoulders with today's great explorers, and tomorrow's too, as the world of exploration gathered at the Park Tower Hotel, London SW1 to celebrate and make presentations to this year's SES Explorer Awards recip

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