School of Environment
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.
20 December 2016A “dynamic educational outreach event” is how Professor Kathy Campbell describes the MBIE funded Unlocking Curious Minds project that saw 20 secondary school students attend an exclusive astrobiology field trip in December 2016.
Revived interest in space exploration
06 December 2016Our own Professor Kathleen Campbell is interviewed on the Paul Henry Show by Mark Sainsbury about Russia's plans to ramp up its efforts to land a dozen cosmonauts on the moon.
Science funding at University of Auckland receives major boost
03 November 2016Research in the Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland has been awarded a total of $9.6 million over the next three years for a broad range of projects, from the timing of volcanic eruptions to computer software protection.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Statistical computing in a (more) static environment (Science Event Tags, Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics) Event as iCalendar
29 March 2017, 6pmIn the final lecture in the 2017 Ihaka lecture series Associate Professor Ross Ihaka (Department of Statistics, University of Auckland) will discuss at some of the problems associated with implementing a more static statistical computing environment.
Ihaka lectures 2017: Interactive visualisation and fast computation of the solution path for convex clustering and biclustering (Science Event Tags, Lectures, Seminars, Department of Statistics, Conferences) Event as iCalendar
22 March 2017, 6pmIn the third in the Ihaka Lecture Series, Dr Genevera Allen, Dobelman Family Junior Chair and Assistant Professor at Rice University, presents new fast algorithms to dynamically and interactively explore clustering solutions. These R+shiny tools will be demonstrated on examples from text mining and cancer genomics.
Applications open for Nancy Bamford Research Grants
11 October 2016Applications are invited from students enrolled in postgraduate research degrees for grants to support research conducted at the Auckland War Memorial Museum Library.