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News & Events from the School of Surveying

2020 Per Enge Early Achievement Award

Tuesday, 23 March 2021 10:49am

Senior Lecturer Dr Robert Odolinski has just been awarded the Institute of Navigation (ION) Early Achievement Award for 2020, which is to recognize continuing contributions to the art and science of navigation by an early career researcher. Robert's work on low-cost precise positioning for diverse applications is changing the way we think about and use global navigation satellite systems. The award will be made in a global awards event in late January 2021. Congratulations Robert!

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School of Surveying contributes to Everest’s new height

Thursday, 14 January 2021 9:55am

A School of Surveying Te Kura Kairūri academic has been instrumental in supporting Nepalese surveyors to measure Mount Everest for the first time. 

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Family central to Surveying graduate’s success 

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 12:02pm

After three years in Dunedin, Peter Latu is the sole 2020 graduate of the School of Surveying’s BSurv(Hons) programme.

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Otago’s School of Surveying reaches the top of the world

Wednesday, 9 December 2020 9:51am

A new accurate height of Mount Everest has been announced to the world and a University of Otago academic has been instrumental in supporting the Nepalese surveyors achieve that ambition.

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Professor Christina Hulbe awarded Richardson Medal

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 11:17am

Professor Christina Hulbe's services to glaciology have been recognised by the International Glaciological Society in awarding her the 2020 Richardson Medal.

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School of Surveying involved in rākau momori digital project

Monday, 21 September 2020 12:00pm

Recently Richard Hemi was asked by Hokotehi Moriori Trust to be involved with a collaborative digital recording and conservation project.

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NAMRIA develops prototype deformation model in partnership with Otago University

Tuesday, 8 September 2020 3:08pm

NAMRIA continues to make headway in its initiative to modernize the Philippine Geodetic Reference System (PGRS) with the development of a prototype deformation model for the whole country.

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Robotic total stations donated to School of Surveying

Monday, 13 July 2020 9:24am

International surveying technology company Trimble has generously donated five robotic total stations to the University of Otago School of Surveying Te Kura Kairūri.

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New ocean data from under the world’s biggest ice shelf

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 2:37pm

New measurements from the ocean under the centre of the Ross Ice Shelf have significantly improved our understanding of the complex processes that drive melting in Antarctica.

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School of Surveying welcomes first Māori academic to staff

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 11:49pm

James Berghan (Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri), is Otago’s first Māori academic staff member in the School of Surveying. He chatted with Sciences Communications Adviser Guy Frederick about his journey and his goals.