Te Kete Kōrero o Ōhinemutu is a Mātauranga Māori map-based tool co-created by the community of Ōhinemutu and the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau. Ōhinemutu is a village with deep connection to Ngāti Whakaue. Built on the shores of Lake Rotorua, it is famed for its geothermal features and Te Papa-i-Ouru marae. Te Kete Kōrero o Ōhinemutu has been built to hold and share historical narratives of Ōhinemutu as well as current community initiatives. The range of narratives includes traditional, historic, scientific and lived experiences.
The Geospatial Research Institute is pleased to host Dr Barrett Ens.
Dr Barrett Ens is currently a member of the Data Visualisation and Immersive Analytics research group at Monash University. He received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Theory from the University of Calgary in 2005, and a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Manitoba in 2007. He later joined the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Manitoba for his PhD project on ‘Spatial Analytic Interfaces’.
Speaker: Dr. Philipp Sueltrop, CTO Kea Aerospace
The Geospatial Research Institute is pleased to host Dr. Philipp Sueltrop.
Philipp is the Chief Technology Officer of the Christchurch-based company Kea Aerospace. Besides leading the technical development team of the unmanned solar-powered aircraft Kea Atmos, he considers himself as a technology explorer combining his passion for aerospace engineering that can provide the means for advantageous scientific, civil and commercial contributions.
We are pleased to welcome Andrea Pozo Estívariz as a PhD student within the Geospatial Research Institute. Andrea summarises her PhD below: “I am a civil engineer from Spain. Since my Master’s I have been working in the GeoOcean research group (University of Cantabria),…
The Geospatial Research Institute is pleased to host Prof. Richard Green.
Since 2004 Professor Richard Green has been lecturing in computer science at the University of Canterbury after running his own successful 50 staff software company in Sydney (sold to a multinational). With over 200 refereed publications, Richard heads the Computer Vision Research Lab…
We are pleased to welcome Sidney Wong as a PhD student within the Geospatial Research Institute. Sidney is excited to be offered the opportunity through the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau PhD Scholarship to model the social and linguistic characteristics of local populations using geo-referenced…
Humanism in a Technology Centric World: Enabling a digital twin for Industry 5.0
Presenter: Keri Niven, Digital Practice Leader, Aurecon
The Geospatial Research Institute is pleased to host Keri Niven.
Keri is a passionate Digital Technologist, with a strong background in Geospatial technologies…