News and updates about our research, outreach and engagement

Everyone enjoying sunset

Posted on 14 February 2018

Blog: Lana Young from RV Polaris II (week 1)

Lana, a student at the University of Otago, reports on life at sea and the fieldwork being done for our Ecosystem Connectivity project. This is her first research voyage.

Ecosystem connectivity  tracking biochemical fluxes to inform ecosystem based management

Posted on 09 February 2017

Investigating food webs from Kaikoura to Golden Bay

In January the University of Otago’s research vessel Polaris II embarked from Dunedin on its latest marine science voyage.

EBM enabling narratives

Posted on 13 November 2016

Science Wānanga

The Challenge recently supported a Science Wānanga organised by the University of Otago for Māori students in years 9-10 from schools in Te Tau Ihu (Mohua, Nelson, Marlborough and Kaikoura).