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News & Events from the School of Surveying

School of Surveying involved in rākau momori digital project

Monday, 21 September 2020 9:17am

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.

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Surveying Alumni Update from Africa

Thursday, 19 March 2020 12:21pm

Dr Benjamin Quaye and Dr Robert Wayumba, two alumni from Otago’s National School of Surveying, are contributing towards improving land governance in Africa.

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Recent PhD submissions at Surveying

Monday, 24 February 2020 3:08pm

Recently Surveying PhD candidates Todd Redpath and James Berghan both submitted their PhD manuscripts. It’s an exciting time as they now wait for feedback from their examiners.

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Coastal People: Southern Skies researchers feature in He Kitenga

Monday, 17 February 2020 9:35am

Researchers in the collaboration Coastal People: Southern Skies feature prominently in the latest edition of He Kitenga, a prestigious University of Otago research publication.

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Surveying Research Profiled in Hi Kitenga – University of Otago Research Highlights

Monday, 10 February 2020 10:58am

Professor Christina Hulbe and Emily Tidey were recently profiled in Hi Kitenga, the University of Otago’s Research Highlights publication, as part of a section showcasing research in the Auckland Islands.

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Surveying and Spatial activities for school Science Academy students

Thursday, 30 January 2020 3:00pm

Last week the National School of Surveying hosted a keen group of 6 students from The Science Academy (OUASSA) for a morning of measurement science fun.

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High School Students attend Hands-on at Otago Snack with the National School of Surveying

Friday, 17 January 2020 4:39pm

The National School of Surveying hosted a Surveying “snack” attended by 2 groups of keen secondary school students this Tuesday and Wednesday.

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BSurv student Kara Jurgens awarded a NZ Coastal Society Undergraduate Excellence Award

Thursday, 5 December 2019 4:44pm

Kara Jurgens (final year BSurv student) was recently awarded a NZ Coastal Society (NZCS) 2019 Undergraduate Excellence Award.

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A virtual Albany St recording experience

Monday, 18 November 2019 9:34am

A collaborative project is aiming to digitally preserve the University’s Albany St recording studio so music can continue to be created there – only in virtual reality.