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18 Sep ESP features on Architecture Now website

Designed to disrupt: A digital tool for urban regeneration The National Science Challenges are government funded initiatives that are designed to set strategic goals for creating a better Aotearoa. The 11 challenges cover topics ranging from childhood education to ageing and nutrition to ecology. Researchers... READ MORE

05 Sep ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018 in Wellington on 5-7 November

Upcoming disaster information systems conference in Wellington The purpose of ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018 is to exchange research into and experiences of information systems use in emergency management, particularly focussed around applications of information systems in the context of the four priorities of the Sendai... READ MORE

05 Sep GRI’s Envision Scenario Planner is NZSEA finalist

Finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards have been announced today. “This year’s entrants have continued to deliver world class examples of how using geospatial technology is delivering tangible benefits and increasing productivity for a diverse range of businesses, communities, local and central... READ MORE

12 Dec Trimble donates new GPS technology to the GRI

On Friday 8 December, Mr Mark Nichols, General Manager of Trimble New Zealand and Board Member of the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau, presented the University of Canterbury the first two of ten new portable GPS receivers. The device can be attached to an android phone... READ MORE

02 Dec GRI hosts Smart City Forum

The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau, hosted a Smart Cities forum today which included presenters from around the country. The nature of this forum was to provide a collaborative environment for Government, Business and Researchers to gather and share their work progress as well as look... READ MORE

25 Nov GRI works with Geography Teachers

The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau worked with a group of Secondary School Geography Teachers today, providing some tips and tools for easily deployed spatial data capture using freely available online resources. The day was a success with the rain holding off long enough for all participants... READ MORE

16 Nov Pro-Vice-Chancellor wins geospatial award

T he University of Canterbury’s College of Science Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Wendy Lawson has received national recognition for her longstanding commitment to growing the geospatial sector in New Zealand, advocacy and partnership building. Prof Lawson won the Professional of the Year Award at the New Zealand... READ MORE

26 Oct Daniel Hogg wins CRCSI best PhD award

Last week, former PhD student Daniel Hogg was awarded the Best PhD research award at the CRCSI Annual Dinner in Sydney. Daniel is also a finalist in the New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards to be announced later in November 2016. Daniel’s PhD used spatial and... READ MORE