Meet the Polar Researcher - Rachel Carr

Rachel Carr is a Newcastle University researcher who studies glaciers and ice sheets



Wednesday 25 July

Visitor information


30 minute sessions at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm


Exhibition Hall 3, 1st floor


Free, donations welcome. No booking required, drop in.


Dr Rachel Carr is a researcher at Newcastle University who studies how glaciers and ice sheets are responding to climate change. 

She'll be talking about her experiences in Greenland and Antarctica, including what it's like to live and work at the poles and to share a campsite with 150,000 penguins!

You'll get the chance to see Rachel's kit bag and equipment. You'll also be able to ask her any questions you have.

Recommended for ages 5+