2016 News

Explore the Centre’s news stories from 2016.

  • Recognition for leading Antarctic researcher

    Professor Tim Naish, Director of the Antarctic Research Centre, is one of three leading New Zealand scientists to be recognised for research excellence with an esteemed James Cook Research Fellowship in 2016. Two of the three fellowships for 2016 were awarded to Victoria researchers.

  • ARC researchers do it again! A fourth Rutherford Discovery Fellowship

    Dr Huw Horgan, a senior lecturer in the Antarctic Research Centre and School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences is among a small group of emerging New Zealand scientists to receive a highly sought-after Rutherford Discovery Fellowship from the Royal Society of New Zealand.

  • Presenting ‘Naish Peaks’

    A group of mountainous peaks in Antarctica has been named after Professor Tim Naish, Director of the Antarctic Research Centre.

  • Understanding what's under the ocean

    As a self-professed terrible sailor, Professor Lionel Carter says it’s ironic that he’s spent a large part of his career at sea.Victorious Autumn 2016

  • Big success for Antarctic research team

    It’s a trifecta of success for the Antarctic Research Centre (ARC) at Victoria University of Wellington, which is home to three researchers who are recipients of one of New Zealand’s most prestigious fellowships.