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21 Dec 2012 - NERC seeks new Director for BAS

18 Dec 2012 - UK names part of Antarctica in honour of the Queen

30 Nov 2012 - British Antarctic Survey researchers part of landmark study to improve projections for future sea level

27 Nov 2012 - Antarctica Day - 1st December

19 Nov 2012 - British Antarctic Survey and Chilean Antarctic Institute sign agreement to strengthen science cooperation

02 Nov 2012 - Outcome of NERC Council meeting to consider proposal to merge BAS and NOC

29 Oct 2012 - The effects of microbial life on glaciers and ice sheets

29 Oct 2012 - Scientists discover new mechanism at work breaking-up icebergs

25 Oct 2012 - Antarctic Reception with Neil Carmichael MP at House of Commons

11 Sep 2012 - NERC consultation on proposal to merge BAS and National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

30 Aug 2012 - British Antarctic Survey scientists involved in NASA 'space weather' mission

20 Aug 2012 - Ocean sampling: Rothera, Antarctic Peninsula: last but not least!

06 Aug 2012 - Royal Navy's Antarctic patrol vessel, HMS Protector, pays a four-day visit to Ipswich

03 Aug 2012 - RRS James Clark Ross cruises Arctic waters

25 Jul 2012 - Rothera Station staff take part in 'All the Bells' to celebrate the Olympics

17 Jul 2012 - Scientists take part in BBC expedition ‘Operation Iceberg’

13 Jul 2012 - Challenges facing the future of Antarctica

26 Jun 2012 - Nunatak reunion at the Sanday Soulka festival on the Orkney Islands

20 Jun 2012 - Antarctica celebrating Midwinter's Day

07 Jun 2012 - NERC considers combined management of polar and marine science

04 Jun 2012 - Jubilee Celebrations in Antarctica

10 May 2012 - New studies improve scientists understanding of the potential contribution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to global sea level rise

03 May 2012 - BAS scientists at Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 4-6 May

16 Apr 2012 - BAS ship RRS Ernest Shackleton called to assist Brazilian navy vessel

10 Apr 2012 - New UK Antarctic Science Conference opens for registration

06 Apr 2012 - A tale of two hemispheres

04 Apr 2012 - BAS scientist talks about BBC Frozen Planet at Cheltenham Science Festival

03 Apr 2012 - New Laboratories arrive at Rothera Research Station

28 Mar 2012 - Staff remember Antarctic explorer at special commemorative service

08 Mar 2012 - Professor Eric Wolff awarded Lyell Medal

05 Mar 2012 - Science Minister returns from fact-finding visit to Antarctica

05 Mar 2012 - Antarctic visitors inadvertently seeding invasive species

28 Feb 2012 - South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Marine Protected Area to safeguard biodiversity

21 Feb 2012 - Scientists successfully complete Antarctic drilling project

17 Feb 2012 - Launch of new system for observing the Southern Ocean

16 Feb 2012 - New Gallery for Captain Lawrence Oates

03 Feb 2012 - Experience Antarctica in London and Plymouth

02 Feb 2012 - New study provides insight into Southern Ocean food web

31 Jan 2012 - New Non-executive Directors for British Antarctic Survey

17 Jan 2012 - This week is the centenary of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expedition to the South Pole

06 Jan 2012 - British Antarctic Survey staff awarded the Polar Medal

04 Jan 2012 - 'Lost world' discovered around Antarctic vents

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