Welcome to the School of Environment

The School of Environment is the place to study and research in Geography, Earth Sciences (Geology), Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Geophysics and Geographical Information Science.

Our research and teaching addresses the earth surface and subsurface, climate, social, economic and cultural processes that shape our world. Learn more by visiting Our school.

  • Australian Research Council Discovery Programme Grant Success
    01 December 2017
    Congratulations to Professor Kathy Campbell, Dr Pedram Hekmati and Dr Agnieszka Leszczynski on being awarded grants as overseas Partner Investigators from the Australian Research Council Discovery Programme round.
  • Between a rock and a good place
    30 November 2017
    Professor Kathy Campbell’s prestigious election as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in October 2016 is the culmination of a lifetime’s passion for geology, and a strong drive to communicate her love and understanding of science to the world.
  • Southern seas warming faster than northern New Zealand
    08 November 2017
    Three of the longest-running sea temperature records in the Southern Hemisphere have been analysed by scientists and show that while coastal waters near Auckland are not getting any warmer, southern New Zealand and Tasmania are.
  • Major funding boost for Science at University of Auckland
    02 November 2017
    Thirteen research projects across mathematics, computer science, cosmology, astrobiology, biological sciences, statistics, chemistry and psychology are funded with $8,778,000 from the Marsden Fund for 2017.
  • Join 233 cities in Climathon
    20 October 2017
    The University of Auckland is hosting Auckland's first ever Climathon over 24 hours on 27 October. Read Dr Cate Macinnis-Ng's blog about the impact of climate change on our native forests.