Independent Science Panel

The Independent Science Panel has been formed to provide the Board with independent science advice and input into the science strategy and priorities of the Deep South Challenge, as well as help with assessments of science quality and performance.

The panel will also be available to the Science Leadership Team for independent advice and review.

Independent Science Panel members

  • Dr. David Wratt – Chair
  • Dr. Bruce Mapstone – Board Member
  • Dr. Nathan Bindoff - Processes and Observations
  • Prof. Bryan Lawrence - Earth System Modeling and Prediction
  • Dr. Francis Zwiers - Impacts and Implications
  • Prof. Linda Tuhiwai Smith - Vision Mātauranga
  • Assoc. Prof. Max Boykoff - Engagement

Latest news and updates

The cascading impacts of climate change

We need to better understand the interconnections of climate change says Dr Judy Lawrence, researcher at Victoria University and leading two Deep South Challenge projects

Deep South Challenge announces exciting new partnership

The Deep South Challenge is excited to be partnering with

ANTARCTICA – while you were sleeping which is showing at Auckland Museum as part of the 2017 Auckland Arts Festival.

NZ Geographic: New Zealand's Next Top Model

The Deep South Challenge (DSC) is featured in a new story in New Zealand Geographic, which is available in shops and online today.