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10 February 2020

PhD Scholarship: Extracting and compiling knowledge of biology across the Ross Sea Region

Project Three is looking for a PhD student to join Dr Charles Lee at the University of Waikato and Fraser Morgan at Manaaki Whenua to create an informatic pipeline capable of retrieving biological information from a variety of da… Read More

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4 February 2020

Is this the world’s coldest job interview?

Five construction companies, shortlisted to build the new Scott Base, are heading to Antarctica. But this is no polar jolly, the aim of the trip is to give them first-hand experience of Scott Base and the challenges of the Antarc… Read More

Ross island website
5 December 2019

Tsunami report for Scott Base

An earthquake originating in Mexico could be the most likely cause of a tsunami that would impact New Zealand’s presence in Antarctica, a study shows. Antarctica New Zealand commissioned a tsunami hazard study to inform the plan… Read More

Artists impression proposed Scott Base Medium
23 September 2019

Could you build our base in Antarctica?

Antarctica New Zealand is looking for a construction partner for the Scott Base Redevelopment project. But this is a job interview with a difference: the selection process involves a trip to Antarctica. “This is no junket though… Read More

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5 July 2019

Antarctica's Scott Base to get $250 million upgrade

New Zealand's Antarctic scientific outpost, Scott Base, is set for a major multi-million dollar redevelopment. Designs for the new-look, 10,000 square metre complex have been unveiled today. The $250 million dollar scientific com… Read More