Engaging young people in science is important to British Antarctic Survey.  Our award-winning educational resources for teachers and students are curriculum-relevant and developed in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Polar Regions Department. Our scientists and support staff  visit schools within a 50-mile radius of Cambridge to talk about polar science and living and working in the world’s last great wilderness.

A view looking east across the Antarctic Peninsula during a flight back to Rothera Station from Fossil Bluff


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Team photo during the students' final day of glaciology in the Arctic (Anna Belcher)

ARCTIC BLOG: Life on ice in the High Arctic

Hello! We are 16 students and early career scientists who had one thing in common: we do polar research, but had never been to the poles! Now that’s all changed and …