University of Canterbury
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.
| Daniel Price, studying towards a PhD in Antarctic Studies
Announcements and Events
Project to help Antarctic seals and penguins (18 February 2013)
The University of Canterbury is launching a new research project to help seals and penguins in the Antarctic.
Students to monitor human impact on the Antarctic (29 November 2012)
The summer tourist season is under way in the Antarctic and thousands of tourists are expected to visit the frozen continent over the coming months.
Study to unearth historic Antarctic weather data (8 October 2012)
Weather data recorded by early explorers in the Antarctic will be the focus of a year-long research project by UC's Dr Ursula Rack.