School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

Our teaching and research programmes are anchored in a passion for planet Earth and expressed in an extraordinary range of courses ranging from deep earth geophysics to feminist geography. We welcome students from around the globe who come to study with our internationally recognised staff, and research at field sites in New Zealand and worldwide.
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Nov27-28LEW16 Conference
Date: 27–28 November 2014
Time: 8.45 am
Venue: Rutherford House
The 16th Conference on Labour, Employment and Work in New Zealand (LEW Conference), to be… Read more

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20 November 2014 Fellowship brings leading researcher to Victoria
One of New Zealand’s leading young researchers has received a Rutherford Foundation Trust Award to… Read more
20 November 2014 Conference on meterological and climate forecasting
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5 November 2014 Crowd funding campaign for ARC-SGEES climate change film
Fundraising is underway to ensure a ground-breaking film on climate change, featuring SGEES scientists, can be adapted for broadcast on United States public television. Read more

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Sam Webber completed a Bachelor of Science with majors in Geology and Physical Geography

Sam Webber chose to study Geology because it was the closest thing to being an explorer he could be. His studies have taken him to glaciers in the Southern Alps and volcanoes in South America. Watch Sam’s story.