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.
Research Seminar: Tracing magmatic degassing timescales (Science Event Tags) Event as iCalendar
07 February 2017, 10 - 11amDr Lucy McGee from Macquarie University, Sydney presents this seminar about tracing magmatic degassing timescales at Soufrière Hills Volcano using short-lived Uranium series isotopes.
NZGS Postgraduate Network: Webinar – A Research Showcase (Environment) Event as iCalendar
17 October 2016, 10amThe New Zealand Geographical Society Postgraduate Network will host a webinar to showcase doctoral research. This event gives postgrads an opportunity to share their research with the wider postgrad community and to explore topical issues relating to the full spectrum of geographies in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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.