Cristian Lorenzo

Cristian Lorenzo, CONICET Cristian Lorenzo is a researcher at CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research) based in Ushuaia, Argentina. He also is a Lecturer at the Institute of Polar Sciences, Natural Resources and Environment at the National University of Tierra del Fuego. In 2017, Cristian was a Visiting Researcher at Gateway Antarctica, the University […]

Charne Lavery

Charne Lavery, University of Cape Town   Charne Lavery is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and a researcher with the Environmental Humanities South at the University of Cape Town. She works on literary and cultural representations of the Indian Ocean, the deep ocean and is increasingly interested in the Antarctic […]

Heloisa Lemmertz

Heloisa Lemmertz, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul   Master in Sociology: research about the transepistemic arena of the Brazilian Antarctic Program, which involves scientists and non-scientists. Research projects/ interests Sociology of Science For publications visit:  or get in touch. Keywords: Brazil, sociology of science

Erik Marin

Erik Marin, Universidad de Granada, Spain Erik Marín is a psychologist who teaches methodology in the Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Santiago de Chile. He received his DEA on Sociology in September 2012 from Universidad de Granada, Spain. His DEA thesis “Exploratory study of scientific investigation in the Chilean Antartic Continent”, describes the field of Antarctic scientific production […]

Paola Barros Delben

Paola Barros Delben, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Research projects/ interests Psychology For publications visit: or get in touch. Keywords: Psychology, Humanities  

Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister

Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister, University of Magallanes Gustavo Ramírez Buchheister teaches Legal History and International Law at the University of Magallanes (UMAG) in Punta Arenas (Chile), only 1300 Km away from Antarctica. He received his Law Degree from Universidad de los Andes (Santiago de Chile) and is currently a Master of Education candidate at UMAG; his thesis […]

Claire Warrior

Claire Warrior, Royal Museums Greenwich / Scott Polar Research Institute Claire works on the history of material culture and museum collections from the Polar regions. Her PhD research used anthropological theory to examine how British polar histories are generated and sustained, particularly looking at the roles of the family and museum. She has also researched the […]

Tim Stephens

Tim Stephens, University of Sydney Tim Stephens is Professor of International Law and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Sydney. He is President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law. Tim teaches and researches in public international law, with his published work focussing on the international law of the […]

James Moser

James Moser, University of Auckland; Liberty University James Moser has taken postgraduate degrees in art history, history, religion, and divinity and is currently undertaking doctoral studies at the University of Auckland, where he is also an Associate Chaplain. James has taught a college adjunct associate professor and a university lecturer as well as authored two […]

Emmanuelle Sultan

Emmanuelle Sultan, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle As a physical oceanographer, my research work focused mainly on the study of the Southern Ocean and the abiotic environment of the East Antarctic ecosystem from 1994 to 2013 from top to bottom, with a strong interdisciplinary and field dimension. The diagnostic of the global change and its impact […]

Laurence Cordonnery

Laurence Cordonnery, University of Tasmania Research projects/ interests Values in Antarctica For publications: click here or get in touch. Keywords: Values

Ria Olivier

Ria Olivier, Stellenbosch University; National Research Foundation, South Africa Research projects/ interests Archiving heritage material of South Africans in Antarctica and Sub-Antarctic Islands For publications:  get in touch. Keywords: Heritage, Archives, South Africa, Sub-Antarctic

Sune Tamm

Sune Tamm, University of Akureyri Research projects/ interests Icelandic Engagement in the Antarctic Treaty Inspections For publications visit: or get in touch. Keywords: Antarctic Treaty System, Iceland

Lindsay Arthur Tamm

Lindsay Arthur Tamm, University of Akureyri Research projects/ interests Polar Law Good Governance in the Antarctic Treaty System Icelandic Accession to the Madrid Protocol  For publications visit: or get in touch. Keywords: Governance, Antarctic Treaty System, Law, Madrid Protocol, Iceland

Silvia Dotta

Silvia Dotta, Federal University of ABC Research projects/ interests Science Communication Education Scientific Education Educational Technology For publications: get in touch. Keywords: Science Communication, Education

Susanna Ferrar

Susanna Ferrar, University of London and University of Canterbury (NZ) (past) Research projects/ interests The Discovery Expedition 1901-04 Anthropology Music For publications: get in touch. Keywords: Exploration, Discovery Expedition, Anthropology, Music

Sergio Juarez

Sergion Juarez, Asociacion Polar Pinguinera Antartica  Research projects/ interests Preservation History For publications:  get in touch. Keywords: history, conservation, preservation

Joy Hancock

Joy Hancock, University of Tennessee Joy Hancock is a fifth-year doctoral student in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee.  Before entering her current program, Joy received a Modern Language Combination B.A. at the University of Central Florida (2002-2006). She also completed an M.A. in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University […]

Gergana Lapteva

Gergana Lapteva, Bulgarian Antarctic Institute Gergana Lapteva is a Bulgarian paleontologist, who is currently undertaking a PhD at Sofia University.  The thesis research focuses on the biostrathigraphy and zonation by little foraminifers in northeastern Bulgaria (Byala-Obzor).  She has been working in the Culture Department of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute (BAI) since 2006 and has participated in […]

Igor Portoghese

Igor Portoghese, University of Cagliari Igor Portoghese is a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari (Italy). He received his PhD in Organizational Psychology in 2009. His research focuses on investigating factors linked to the promotion of healthy workplaces in multi-professional teams. Mainly, it includes work stress, burnout, […]

Rafico Ruiz

Rafico Ruiz, Trent University Rafico Ruiz is the Roberta Bondar Postdoctoral Fellow in Northern and Polar Studies at Trent University, as well as a Fonds de recherche du Québec – société et culture Postdoctoral Fellow. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies and the History & Theory of Architecture from McGill University. He studies the […]

Astrid Surmatz

  Astrid Surmatz, University of Amsterdam Astrid Surmatz is a tenured assistant professor in the Humanities at Amsterdam University. Her research connects the Humanities with the History of Science and discovery. Her publications and lectures cover cultural transfer, early discoveries by Linnaeus, depictions of Lapland, the Arctic and Antarctic across media, e.g. film, literature, travel […]

Arnaud Humbert

Arnaud Humbert, University of Canterbury Arnaud Humbert is a Global Marketing Senior Executive, an Explorer and a Fine Art Photographer. Member of the Explorers Club, Arnaud is a Graduated Mechanical Engineer (HEI Lille, France), holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced International Relations (CEDS Paris, France) and an Executive MBA in General Management & Strategy (HEC […]

Renuka Badhe

Renuka Badhe, European Polar Board Dr. Renuka Badhe currently serves as the Executive Secretary of the European Polar Board, and is based in the Netherlands. Her background is in economics and public policy, and she holds a PhD on southern ocean phytoplankton physiology. Renuka has worked with a range international organisations on various aspects of polar […]

Lize-Marié van der Watt

Lize-Marié van der Watt, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Lize-Marié van der Watt researches histories of polar pasts and polar futures, with a focus on the intersection between the environment, science and critical geopolitics in the Arctic and Antarctica. Her Antarctic research has focused on South Africa’s involvement in Antarctica, as well as the interplay between environmental […]