2014 News

Explore the Centre’s news stories from 2014.

  • Crowd funding campaign for climate change film

    Well - all the effort and your support has paid off. The kickstarter campaign reached it's target of $27,500. Needless to say we are just delighted at what you’ve helped us achieve - entirely due to your support.

  • Professor Tim Naish elected Fellow

    Professor Tim Naish, Director of Victoria University’s Antarctic Research Centre, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

  • An image of a mountain covered in ice by the sea.

    Warnings from a warming ocean

    Changes taking place in the oceans around Antarctica could result in an abrupt rise in global sea level, according to a Victoria University of Wellington led study..

  • More snow but less ice for Antarctic glaciers

    Future increases in snowfall will not prevent the retreat of glaciers on the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to a new study involving a Victoria University of Wellington researcher.

  • Research priorities for Antarctic science

    Three Victoria University of Wellington researchers have contributed to defining the strategic priorities for Southern Ocean and Antarctic science research for the next 20 years.

  • Leading Antarctic researcher wins global award

    Professor Tim Naish, Director of Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre, has received a prestigious international award for his outstanding research into understanding Antarctica’s response to past and present climate change and the role of Antarctica’s ice sheets in global sea-level change through time.