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GRI researcher Dr Matthew Hobbs awarded for research in obesity

Dr Matthew Hobbs, a researcher in the GeoHealth Laboratory within the GRI at the University of Canterbury, was awarded by The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) the New Investigator Public Health Award, which marks out rising stars of obesity and public health in Europe. He…

GRI Seminar, 31 May 2019: Data-Driven Space

Assoc. Prof. Tony Moore – School of Surveying, University of Otago, Dunedin   The spatial data that underpin the maps we see are often compromised by the limited space for them in the map. For example, a large amount of features have to be mapped in cities but there is…

New GRI PhD student – Olivia Willoughby

GRI welcomes a new PhD student, Olivia Willoughby Olivia will be working on the topic of Spatial variations in Māori health outcomes, supervised by Prof. Simon Kingham and Dr. Malcolm Campbell and funded by a GeoHealth scholarship from the Ministry of Health, New Zealand.   Olivia...