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Science Communication Poster Prize

Congratulations to HASSEG member Gabriela Roldan, from the University of Canterbury, for winning the Best Visual Science Communication poster prize at the NZARI Antarctic Science Conference (2015). Gabriela presented work from her PhD project, relating to Antarctic identities in the South American Gateway Cities. It is great to see a social sciences project in the spotlight at […]

Gabriela Roldan

Gabriela Roldan, Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury Gabriela Roldan is a PhD candidate at Gateway Antarctica, the Centre for Antarctic Research and Studies at the University of Canterbury (NZ). Gabriela’s work focuses on the Antarctic Gateway cities of: Cape Town (South Africa), Christchurch (New Zealand), Hobart (Australia), Punta Arenas (Chile) and Ushuaia (Argentina) and the […]

Alan Hemmings

Alan Hemmings, Independent Scholar in Perth (Western Australia) &  University of Canterbury Alan D. Hemmings is a Perth-based specialist on Antarctic governance and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Gateway Antarctica Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch. His Antarctic experience includes time south with the British, French and New […]

Anne-Marie Brady

Anne-Marie Brady, University of Canterbury Professor Anne-Marie Brady is the founding editor and Editor-in-chief of The Polar Journal, published by Taylor and Francis, and founded the listserve for discussion on polar current affairs Polarpol (http://lists.canterbury.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/polarpol). She is a specialist in Chinese and polar politics and has authored 9 books and over 40 research papers. Research […]

Ursula Rack

Ursula Rack, University of Canterbury Ursula is a New Zealand Winston Churchill Memorial Fellow (since 2018) for the project “How different countries research, collect and communicate their Antarctic history”, for which she visited archives, museums, and polar institutions in the USA, Germany and the UK. She has been awarded the Harriette Jenkins Award in 2019 […]

Hanne Nielsen

Hanne Nielsen, University of Tasmania Hanne Nielsen specialises in representations of Antarctica in popular media, advertising, and theatre. She holds a Masters in Antarctic Studies from the University of Canterbury on the topic of Antarctic Theatre, and a PhD in Representations of Antarctica at the University of Tasmania. Her main focus is on how Antarctica […]

Daniela Liggett

Daniela Liggett, University of Canterbury Daniela Liggett is a senior lecturer at Gateway Antarctica (The University of Canterbury) and is currently the co-chair of the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group. She is particularly interested in qualitative research, which crosses different disciplines and challenges conventional research paradigms. Daniela’s research interests include environmental management and tourism regulation in […]

Proceedings of the SSAG Workshop in Christchurch available

We are pleased to announce the Proceedings of the workshop Exploring Linkages between Environmental Management and Value Systems: The Case of Antarctica, held in December 2011 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The volume is co-edited by Daniela Liggett and Alan D. Hemmings and is published as part of the Gateway Antarctica Special Publication Series. It is […]