Keep up to date with the latest news from the Antarctic Research Centre.

  • Antarctic Research Centre wins the Prime Minister’s Science Prize

    The world will be better prepared for the worst effects of climate change due to Antarctic ice-sheet discoveries by the ‘Melting Ice & Rising Seas Team’, from Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre in partnership with GNS Science and NIWA, was awarded the 2019 Prime Minister’s Science Prize.

  • The lure of Antarctic experiences

    After eight years overseas, Rutherford Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Holly Winton has returned to work with Antarctic Research Centre scientists on uncovering the vital information the frozen continent can tell us about Earth’s climate past.

  • Films on researchers highlight why expertise matters

    A new documentary film series highlights the work of three leading New Zealand researchers as they dedicate their lives to illuminating and protecting different aspects of one of our most precious resources - water.

  • Glaciers covered in ash. Photo provided by NIWA.

    Glacier loss likely to continue

    ARC and NIWA scientists are exploring the ongoing effects of climate change, including possible impacts from the Australian bushfires, on New Zealand’s glaciers