Thursday, 5 December 2019 4:44pm
Kara Jurgens (final year BSurv student) was recently awarded a NZ Coastal Society (NZCS) 2019 Undergraduate Excellence Award.
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.
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 4:18pm
Climate change is at the centre of a remarkable international drilling operation into Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf this summer.
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 3:12pm
On Thursday Professor Christina Hulbe (Dean of Te Kura Kaurūri) was awarded Finalist in the OUSA Division of Science Supervisor of the Year Award at the OUSA Ceremony.
Monday, 19 August 2019 2:16pm
The recent arrival of snow across the country brought relief to ski fields, but as we enter the latter half of the ski season, is this lack of snow a sign of things to come? Should Kiwis continue buying annual ski passes?
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 9:00am
On Monday morning hydrographic surveying students and staff from Te Kura Kairūri / The National School of Surveying and Te Tari Pūtaiao Taimoana / Department of Marine Science visited the Taihoro Nukurangi / National Institute of Water and Atmospheric (NIWA) Research Vessel RV Tangaroa. The boat was in town to support the James Cameron – Challenging The Deep Exhibition currently running at Otago Museum.
Monday, 22 July 2019 2:23pm
The School is pleased to announce that Kirsten Brown has been awarded the Surveyor-General’s Geodesy Prize for the 2018 SURV399 Field camp.
Friday, 19 July 2019 3:34pm
The Guinness World Records recently awarded the title of the world’s steepest street to Ffordd Pen LLech in the town of Harlech, Wales, UK. The title was previously held by Baldwin Street in Dunedin since 1987.
Friday, 12 July 2019 9:28am
For four Fridays in June, staff from the School of Surveying (Mick Strack, Crystal Filep, Christina Hulbe, Tony Moore, Richard Hemi, Paul Denys and Jim Bazsika) presented to the Invercargill branch of U3A on various aspects of surveying.
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 1:03pm
Dr. Greg Leonard was interviewed on 2 July 2019 as part of a Newshub story about a NASA study that revealed a recent decline in Antarctic sea ice extent.
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 10:53am
Maren Richter awarded the 2019 Antarctica New Zealand Sir Robin Irvine Scholarship.
Thursday, 30 May 2019 1:04pm
GIS@Otago Symposium 2019 Abstract Deadline Extended to June 7th, 2019
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 12:16pm
Dr Chris Pearson of Otago’s School of Surveying is a special guest in Nepal this week to celebrate International Everest (Sagarmatha) Day.
Friday, 24 May 2019 11:26am
The School of Surveying hosted a lunchtime talk by three recent graduates of the School of Surveying about the different journeys they each have taken from uni student to survey and spatial professional.
Thursday, 23 May 2019 9:58am
A University of Otago academic who contributed to the remeasurement of the tallest mountain in the world is returning to Nepal next week - where Mt Everest's new height will be revealed.
Thursday, 9 May 2019 9:10am
Registration is open and we are now accepting abstracts for the GIS@Otago 2019 Symposium, July 4 - 5, 2019. The event is open to all Otago staff and students.
Monday, 29 April 2019 10:10am
Five members of the United States Senate took the time to visit the University of Otago during their time in New Zealand earlier this month.
Wednesday, 3 April 2019 9:11pm
A name can say a lot, especially one as long and beautiful as surveying student’s Geodes Laufanuaosamoa Mefiposeta Maualaivao.
Thursday, 28 March 2019 10:34am
Ben Martin – BSurv graduating class of 2007 and president of the Otago University Surveying Students Association (OUSSA) in 2006 – is now commanding officer of HMNZS Otago.
Friday, 1 February 2019 9:42pm
The University’s first award ceremony for 2019 was held last week, recognising exceptional performance by staff and, for the first time, excellence in health and safety.