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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.

New York professors teach geology, tectonics at UC

29 January 2016 Syracuse University Earth sciences professors Suzanne Baldwin and Paul Fitzgerald will be teaching and researching in Christchurch for the next three months. (read article)

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Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

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

Sira Engelbertz PhD in Antarctic Studies
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