2016 News

  • Victoria University and National Library offer new maps of human knowledge

    Victoria University and National Library offer new maps of human knowledge. A series of free public talks promoted by two iconic Wellington institutions will ask new questions about how to use maps in innovative ways. Victoria University of Wellington and the National Library are partnering for the second year in a row to deliver a series of thought-provoking talks. This year the focus is on how mapping can be applied to the study of people, geography, the weather, and even literary works.

  • 'Hobbit' didn't last long

    New research, involving Victoria's Associate Professor Brent Alloway, suggests that an early human species nicknamed the "Hobbit" disappeared much earlier than previously thought.

  • New Zealand’s Alpine Fault biggest mover in the world

    A group of researchers from Victoria University of Wellington and GNS Science has shown that New Zealand’s Alpine Fault has moved more in the last 25 million years than any other known onland fault on Earth

  • New Head of School

    Associate Professor John Townend has been appointed as the new Head of School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences.

  • Richard Law - Study GIS

    Career in GIS - Richard Law is a GIS Developer employed at MetOcean Solutions.Qualification and GIS component: Master of Geographic Information ScienceTertiary Institute: Victoria University of Wellington