Wednesday, 24 August 2022
2022 Hochstetter Lecturer Professor David Prior will showcase the lateral thinking of using geophysical and geological methods to study the physics of ice, which is relevant to our society as it informs ice sheet modelling and predictions for a warmer world
Tuesday, 23 August 2022
A seminar presented by Carlos Santa Cruz of Massey University
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Geoscience Society of New Zealand President Kat Holt of Massey University will present the 2022 President's Lecture
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
A lunch time seminar presented by Geoscience Society of New Zealand President Kat Holt of Massey University.
Tuesday, 2 August 2022
Hannu Seebeck from GNS Science will speak about the New Zealand Community Fault Model
Monday, 4 July 2022
Vladislav Zakharovskyi, Massey University, will speak about geodiversity assessment
Thursday, 9 June 2022
Govinda Niroula, an Otago Geology PhD candidate, will talk about his work on earthquake rupture simulations for New Zealand
Thursday, 2 June 2022
A seminar by Ian Geary (Department of Geology, University of Otago) sharing aspects of his recently completed PhD thesis.
Wednesday, 1 June 2022
A seminar by Dr Michele Bannister, University of Canterbury. At the Otago Geology Department in Dunedin. Also available via Zoom
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Two short talks both broadly related to gold exploration and working in the minerals industry. First Samantha Muir and Graham Gibson (OceanaGold) then Nick Cook (Mawson Gold).
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
A talk by Markus Dengg of the Department of Geology, who recently submitted his geochemistry PhD.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022
A seminar by Otago Geology alumna Dr Carolyn Boulton – Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington
Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Sönke Stern (University of Auckland) will be presenting their PhD research on the Kuwae submarine caldera, Vanatau
Wednesday, 30 March 2022
A seminar about Antarctic fieldwork presented by Associate Professor Andrew Gorman, Head of the Department of Geology, University of Otago
Wednesday, 23 March 2022
Dr Nick Mortimer, GNS Science Dunedin and Otago Geology, will discuss recent airborne geophysics surveys and isotopic dating
Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Dr Brian McGlynn (e3Scientific, Arrowtown) will present empirical observations of the hydrologic connectivity dynamics that drive runoff across landscapes and model-based visualizations of catchment water storage patterns.
Wednesday, 9 March 2022
Dr Jack Williams from the Department of Geology at the University of Otago, will focus on how metamorphic fabrics can influence strain distribution, fault growth, and fault orientation in amagmatic continental rifts.
Wednesday, 2 March 2022
A seminar about Hunga Volcano in Tonga presented by Dr Marco Brenna, a volcanologist in the Department of Geology.
Thursday, 16 December 2021
Anna Kowal will share her PhD research before her defence the following day. We hope you can make it to support Anna and hear about her work on local ground motion simulations!
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
A seminar by Francesco Turco, Department of Geology, University of Otago.
Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Otago Geology postgraduate students Ben Perrett (Climatic and tectonic controls on the trace element chemistry of rivers) and Markus Dengg (Micronutrient limitation of phytoplankton growth in Lakes of the Taupō Volcanic Zone) will share their research.
Wednesday, 6 October 2021
Otago Geology alumnus Jan-Kristian Piekarski will be presenting a seminar about his PhD studies of geological subsurface energy storage in the Central European Basin System - via Zoom from Potsdam, Germany
Wednesday, 29 September 2021
A seminar by Dr Mike Palin, Department of Geology.
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
A seminar by Franz Lutz, University of Otago.
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
A seminar presented by Jonathan Griffin who has recently submitted his Otago Geology PhD thesis for examination. Jonathan is employed in the Community Safety Branch at Geoscience Australia.
Tuesday, 24 August 2021
Encouraging cross-cultural research collaborations in the natural hazards and earth system sciences is the central theme of this Hochstetter lecture.
Thursday, 19 August 2021
A seminar about his soon-to-be defended PhD thesis by Marshall Palmer, Department of Geology, University of Otago.