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Gateway 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.

UC research funded in Deep South Science Challenge

5 July 2016 UC researchers have been funded $450,000 for new scientific research to help better understand our future climate as part of the government's Deep South Science Challenge. (read article)

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Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

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Applications close 1 August for 2016/2017 programme.

‘Antarctica provides a very unique case to study the human relationship with nature...’

Sira Engelbertz PhD in Antarctic Studies
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