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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 […]

Gary Steel

Dr Gary Steel, Lincoln University Gary Steel (BA(Hons) (VicBC) MA PhD (BrCol)) is a senior lecturer at Lincoln University, New Zealand, and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at Gateway Antarctica, The University of Canterbury. He has a particular interest in psychological adaptation and adjustment to extreme and unusual environments, and has worked with Antarctica New Zealand, […]

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 […]

Jane Verbitsky

Jane Verbitsky, Auckland University of Technology Dr Jane Verbitsky is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader Conflict Resolution in the School of Social Sciences & Public Policy at AUT in Auckland. Her interests are focused particularly on Antarctic politics and governance, trans-national policy within the ATS, regime efficacy, and Antarctica’s status as a commons area. […]

Anna Thompson-Carr

Anna Thompson-Carr, University of Otago Anna ( PhD, (University of Otago), is a senior lecturer and co-director of the Centre for Recreation Research. Prior to academia she worked in various NZ national parks for the Departments of Conservation/Lands and Survey. She worked a season at Scott Base (October 1993-January 1994) spending time at the Ross […]

Gabriela Gomez Fell

Gabriela Gomez Fell, Lincoln University Gabriela Gomez Fell is a Masters student at Lincoln University, New Zealand. She grew up in Punta Arenas, a gateway city to Antarctica, which gave her the opportunity to meet explorers and scientists from an early age. Their stories and images enticed her to get involved in Antarctic conservation. Gabriela […]

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 Dr Ursula Rack is an Adjunct Fellow of Gateway Antarctica and a tutor in history at the University of Canterbury. She studied history and theology at the University of Vienna, Austria, and completed a Magistra of Theology at the same institution. Ursula conducted her doctoral research on the social history […]

Hanne Nielsen

Hanne Nielsen, University of Tasmania Hanne Nielsen holds a Masters in Antarctic Studies from the University of Canterbury on the topic of Antarctic Theatre. She is currently working towards a PhD in Representations of Antarctica at the University of Tasmania, with a focus on how Antarctica has been used in advertising media. Hanne has worked onboard […]

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 […]