The Department of Geography has regular seminars that are open to all, normally held in Geography room 406 on Mondays from 1-2pm. For upcoming seminars see UC Events for Geography, or subscribe to the GeogSeminars announcement list.
If you would like to give a seminar please contact Dr Kelly Dombroski
The Department of Geography is committed to facilitating learning through community engagement where possible and opportunities exist for this at all levels.
Mental Health boost from Exposure to "Blue Space"
Geography Student launches new London Tube map
5/5/2016 Current Masters in GIS student Andrew Douglas-Clifford has recently released his London tube-style map of NZ's state highway network. See the NZ Herald article here.
New Geospatial Research Institute
27/4/16 New Geospatial Research Institute (GRI), (Directed by Geography's Prof. Simon Kingham) is expected to add significant value to New Zealand’s existing private and public investment in spatial data acquisition, application and research...more
Jobs for Geographers!
Graduate Research Fellowship in Hydrologic Sciences or Geological Sciences - Desert Research Institute and University of Nevada Reno
A three year graduate research fellowship is available for a Ph.D. candidate in either Hydrologic or Geological Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno beginning in fall 2016 or spring 2017. Research will focus on the intersection of optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating techniques, sediment transport, and hydrology under the direction of Amanda Keen-Zebert and Rina Schumer at the Desert Research Institute. The applicant should have a background in earth sciences with an undergraduate or graduate degree in geology, hydrology, physics, or associated field. Quantitative and laboratory work will be required. For information about the DRI luminescence laboratory.
Financial support includes a monthly stipend; funds for field work, laboratory analyses, and conference travel; as well as a tuition waiver and health insurance. The appointment will initially be for three years, with a possibility of renewal.
Interested applicants should contact Dr. Rina Schumer (email@example.com) or Dr. Amanda Keen-Zebert (firstname.lastname@example.org).
People Leader – Fresh Water and Coast - Greater Wellington Regional Council (applications due 1st June)
Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Brian Molloy Doctoral Research Scholarship (pdf 200kb), which has a value of up to $50,000 per annum for three years.
New HOD for Geography
Associate Professor Peyman Zawar-Reza has accepted the position of Head of Department for Geography for the next 3 years.
Why Geography is the best subject to study at University... ever!
Recent articles that are worth a read if you are contemplating doing Geography.
- What makes psychology and geography grads the most employable?
- Why Geography Is The Best Subject To Study At University.. Ever