Welcome to Gateway Antarctica
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.
Antarctic orcas are South Pacific commuters
26 June 2015 University of Canterbury (UC) scientists and Antarctic researchers from Italy have struck "research gold" by uncovering the commuting secrets of Antarctic killer whales. (read article)
Announcements and Events:
Enrolments open in October for ANTA101 our online, summer introductory Antarctic course
Postgraduate Research Opportunities
Free lecture series hosted by Gateway Antarctica - read more