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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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.
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A clearer understanding of the risk posed by a new volcanic eruption in Auckland has emerged from research by student Jenni Hopkins.
A study by Denise Tang, who will graduate with a PhD in Geology May 2016, investigated the evolution of ancient explosive volcanoes in Hong Kong that were active between 164 and 140 million years ago.