Arctic SIZE early career researcher Raphaelle Descoteaux successfully defended her PhD 5 Oct. Her opponents were Prof. Lindeque from Plymouth Marine Lab (UK) and Prof. Snelgrove from Memorial University (Canada). Our heartfelt congratulations, Dr. Raphaelle, for a job well done! Raphaelle’s work on Arctic meroplankton is published in three articles and the whole thesis can be downloaded her: https://hdl.handle.net/10037/26875. Best wishes for your future endeavors, Raphaelle!