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News and events from the School of Surveying

Global Surveyors’ Day 2023

Tuesday, 21 March 2023 12:56pm

Today is Global Surveyors’ Day, a celebration of Surveying started by the Council of European Geodetic Surveyors and the National Society of Professional Surveyors and endorsed by the International Federation of Surveyors.

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School of Surveying develops resource for Dunedin’s public use

Tuesday, 28 February 2023 4:22pm

School of Surveying Te Kura Kairūri academics have used their expertise and innovative technologies to create a publicly accessible interactive webpage that highlights the level of changes in the Dunedin cityscape over the last decade.

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How thick is Antarctic sea ice, and what is underneath?

Friday, 24 February 2023 4:00pm

In a new study, a team of Antarctic scientists have provided more reliable estimates of Antarctic fast ice thickness by measuring it from an airplane.

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Otago staff recognised for passion & for making a difference

Thursday, 24 November 2022 4:47pm

Making a difference and enjoying their work were common themes among those recognised at the 2022 University of Otago Staff Awards.

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The sinking city?

Tuesday, 15 November 2022 4:59pm

Dr Yong ChienZheng was interviewed by Malaysia’s largest English-language tabloid newspaper concerning a research study that revealed groundwater extraction-induced land subsidence in Kelantan, Malaysia.

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Surveying kaiako receives US award for innovative curriculum

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 2:47pm

For an innovative researcher and teacher like Dr James Berghan (Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri), of Te Kura Kairūri School of Surveying, the challenges of two years dominated by a pandemic have fortunately come with a silver lining.

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Scholarships helped not just Blair, but his whole family

Monday, 8 August 2022 11:49am

The fourth year Bachelor of Surveying student won both the University of Otago’s Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, and the Keystone Trust Study Award Scholarship, in 2019.

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Excellent employment prospects for Surveying graduates!

Thursday, 4 August 2022 10:52am

It's graduate recruitment time here at Te Kura Kairūri | The School of Surveying, and we have over 70 posters up on our walls advertising jobs throughout New Zealand and Australia… and Canada!

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Think outside the box on housing for sustainable future, researchers urge

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 11:37am

New Zealand urgently needs to increase the diversity and quality of its housing stock if it is to meet its goal of reducing the country’s carbon emissions by 2030 and meet the needs of our diverse population, researchers at the University of Otago say.