Welcome to Gateway Antarctica

Gateway Antarctica logoGateway Antarctica is the centre for Antarctic studies and research at the University of Canterbury. Gateway Antarctica plays a leading role in the quest for knowledge in a diverse range of national and international Antarctic research projects. This includes areas such as engineering in extreme environments, Antarctica as driver of (and responder to) climate change, connections between Antarctica and New Zealand, and human influences in and on Antarctica.

Researcher looking at Antarctic glacier behaviour

10 November 2014 A University of Canterbury researcher is heading a project which has received a $345,000 Marsden grant to look at short-term glacier behaviour in critical areas of Antarctica. (read article)

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‘Canterbury’s Gateway Antarctic research centre was a great pull for me to study at UC...’

Jodi Gustafson Exchange Student
Research Assistant, Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP)
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