Welcome to the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau

Providing a focus for geospatial research in New Zealand

The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau provides a unique opportunity for all branches of the geospatial community to communicate and collaborate on new ideas and directions in this exciting industry. This institute aims to bring togeteher Iwi, business, government and researchers to better serve the geospatial needs of New Zealand, allowing us to deliver to the world, new and ground breaking research and technology.

WHat's on

Fixed term position at the Geohealth Laboratory

Research Manager/Postdoctoral Researcher Geohealth Laboratory Geospatial Research Institute (GRI) Toi Hangarau
• Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
• Three year fixed-term position
The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, seeks a Research Manager/Postdoctoral Researcher to manage and support the program of policy-relevant health research being undertaken within the Geohealth Laboratory (GHL). The collaboration between the UC and the Ministry of Health seeks to build a strategic partnership in the field of health geography, spatial epidemiology and Geographical Information Systems.
Position description can be downloaded from https://www.seek.co.nz/job/34311618.
For information about the Geohealth Laboratory go to http://www.geohealth.canterbury.ac.nz/

Please note, closing date is Sunday, 1 October 2017

PhD Scholarships available

The GRI has a series of projects available for students wishing to do a PhD. Closing date 8th October. There are some dedicated Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau scholarships and UC doctoral scholarships UC doctoral scholarships available for top students. To apply email your CV, cover letter and research proposal to wayne.tyson@canterbury.ac.nz
Projects are listed on this page. If interested please contact the academic staff member named for more information.

New Research in Geospatial Science Forum 2017

Watch this space for news on our exciting forum scheduled for December 2017.  We hope to showcase a range of new research areas from industry, government and researchers providing a look at the new geospatial technologies that are being worked on and implemented now.