Research projects



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60 Second Science

We’ve challenged our science, engineering and support staff and their research collaborators to explain in 60 seconds what they do.  Decide for yourself if they have met the challenge well!  …

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A new polar research ship for Britain: project delivery

A new research platform to put UK scientists at the forefront of polar science

Data As Art

DATA AS ART is an ongoing science & art project in development at NERC’s British Antarctic Survey (BAS). It visualises science data (in its widest definition), to create stunning and …

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British Antarctic Survey has an ongoing science & art collaboration with Royal College of Art PhD candidate Wayne Binitie. Wayne has visited BAS a number of times to develop his …

Diversity in UK Polar Science – Steering Group

Enhancing diversity, equality and inclusion in UK Polar science

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Rothera Research Station Modernisation

Over the next decade Rothera Research Station will be upgraded to ensure its facilities keep the UK at the forefront of climate, biodiversity and ocean research.

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Towards Net Zero Carbon

Our strategy and work streams to meet Net Zero goals

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Realising the benefits of the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation programme.

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Virtual Antarctica

Virtual Antarctica … journey beyond