Friday, 31 August 2018 11:15am
The accuracy of the global positioning system (GPS) in smartphones has been significantly improved thanks to research conducted at the University of Otago, New Zealand, in collaboration with Curtin University, Australia.
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 2:00pm
(Videos – Thursday 24 May – items 1-4) highlights surveying technologies at work.
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 2:30pm
The School of Surveying is working with the Survey Department of Nepal on plans to carry out an extensive survey program to re-measure the height of Mt Everest after the 2015 earthquake.
Friday, 8 June 2018 8:11pm
The School of Surveying congratulations Dr Robert Odolinski for winning a University of Otago Early Career Award for Distinction in Research.
Thursday, 7 June 2018 12:00pm
Affordable drones are increasingly becoming common equipment in the Surveyor's tool kit
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 10:24am
A call is being made to recognise Otago’s science heroes with nominations now open for the biennial Otago Daily Times Otago Science Awards – a joint initiative between the New Zealand International Science Festival and the ODT. Nominations can be made online via the New Zealand International Science Festival scifest.org.nz website and will close on Thursday 28 June at 5pm. Winners will be announced at the launch of the New Zealand International Science Festival on Friday 6 July.
Monday, 30 April 2018 3:14pm
Craig MacDonell is only 22 years old, but his work has already been internationally recognised by spatial surveying industry peers.
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 10:58am
Members of Otago’s School of Surveying headed to the Octagon yesterday, to join celebrations of the first ever Global Surveyors’ Day.
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 3:03pm
The National School of Surveying and the Coastal Otago Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (NZIS) celebrated by inviting members of the public to come along to meet us, see some of our data and have a go at using some of our gear in the Octagon, Dunedin this week.
Global Surveyors’ Day recognises the work of surveying and geospatial professionals. This is a worldwide event initiated by the Council of European Geodetic Surveyors (CLGE), the National Society of Professional Surveyors in the USA and the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) based in Denmark. The New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (NZIS) and its members are supporting the day’s celebrations throughout New Zealand.
Friday, 23 February 2018 3:59pm
Friday, 19 January 2018 10:05am
High School Students attend a four hour Hands-on at Otago Snack with the National School Of Surveying. It allowed students to have a small taste of a variety of research activities, both in the School and on the Otago harbour, during an afternoon programme - especially utilising hydrographic surveying equipment.
Friday, 12 January 2018 12:49pm
Chris Pearson has been awarded a prestigious NZ Center (NCE) fellowship to Peking University for a period of seven weeks.
Saturday, 16 December 2017 11:26am
It should be special enough that Brian Coutts is retiring from working at the School of Surveying, after over 25 years’ service, at the end of December. But that’s not the half of it. Today he graduates with a PhD in Surveying – 48 years since starting here as a fledgling 1st year student – and as acting Senior Drum Major of the City of Dunedin, will lead the graduands parade.
Thursday, 7 December 2017 4:17pm
More surveying and spatial breadth with the latest Female NZIS appointments. The NZ Institute of Surveyors is pleased to announce a new President, Rebecca Strang and two new board members, Michelle Bain and Dr Jordan Alexander.
Monday, 20 November 2017 9:59am
Division of Sciences researchers have gained over $7.2m for 12 world-class research projects as Principal Investigators and a further $6m as Assistant Investigators working in collaboration with researchers both across Otago and in external organisations.
Friday, 17 November 2017 2:29pm
After years of planning, a University of Otago-led research team is about to embark on an epic research expedition to the Antarctic to better understand how the earth’s largest expanse of floating glacial ice will respond to global warming.
Thursday, 2 November 2017 4:31pm
Dillon Hunt, a BSurv student has been selected to play for both the Barbarians and the All Blacks - November 2017
Thursday, 5 October 2017 11:34am
This is the final blog for Chris Pearson's third trip to Nepal in 2017
Monday, 2 October 2017 12:48pm
This is the 4th blog re Chris Pearson's third trip to Nepal as a geodetic consultant, undertaking work caused by the last large earthquake.
All good things are cheap; all bad are very dear. Low-cost GNSS precise positioning research highlighted in the GPS World magazine
Monday, 2 October 2017 10:04am
The low-cost GNSS receiver precise (millimeter-level) positioning research, conducted by Dr. Robert Odolinski (School of Surveying) and Prof Peter J. G. Teunissen (Curtin University, Australia), has been recognized in the Innovation column of the GPS World magazine.