2017 News

Explore the Centre’s news stories from 2017.

  • Promotion successes

    Congratulations to ARC's staff on their career advancement.

  • An image of an ice sheet and sea level.

    New funding grants for ARC

    Two ARC researchers have recently received new funding grants from MBIE and Marsden Fund.

  • A profile image of Andrew Mackintosh 2017.

    Victoria researcher selected for IPCC Special Report

    ARC's Director, Associate Professor Andrew Mackintosh is one of two New Zealanders to be selected as an author for a Special Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

  • Left: Map of IODP sites. Right: Rob McKay on board the JOIDES Resolution in 2010.

    Plumbing the depths of Zealandia’s ocean

    One of the world's top scientific research ships will next week start a series of expeditions in the seas around New Zealand probing some of the twenty-first century's big earth science questions.

  • A crack forming in an ice shelf.

    Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

    A one-trillion-tonne iceberg has broken away from Antarctica and is now adrift in the Weddell Sea. Victoria’s Antarctic Research Centre, Associate Professor's Andrew Mackintosh and Nancy Bertler, comment on the science behind the event.