2022 Kairuri Community Trust Stirling Scholarship for final year students

The Kairuri Community Trust is pleased to announce its 2022 KCT Stirling Scholarship targeting final year students in a Surveying, Spatial or GIS related tertiary course. The award comprises a cash amount of $2500 and attendance at this year’s Survey and Spatial NZ Annual Conference in August. The application process is online via the TrustContinue reading “2022 Kairuri Community Trust Stirling Scholarship for final year students”

Congratulations to Dr Gabor Kereszturi for winning the Massey University Early Career Research Medal

Congratulations to Dr Gabor Kereszturi, who has won both the College of Sciences Early Career Research Award and the University Early Career Research Medal this year. Gabor’s research focuses on geospatial mapping and quantifying geological and environmental processes using remote sensing and field-based approaches. In particular, he has shown strong research leadership in developing newContinue reading “Congratulations to Dr Gabor Kereszturi for winning the Massey University Early Career Research Medal”

BioGeoRef2021 Mini-Hackathon won by University of Melbourne Team

Congratulations to Ehsan Hamzei, Kamal Akbari and Kimia Amoozadeh from the University of Melbourne for winning the BioGeoRef2021 mini-hackathon! The BioGeoRef2021 mini-hackathon was held on December 13th at the recent Spatial Data Science Symposium 2021. Participants were challenged to develop the most accurate method to georeference text locality strings that described the location at which biologicalContinue reading “BioGeoRef2021 Mini-Hackathon won by University of Melbourne Team”

World Data System Data Prize 2021

the WDS International Technology Office is currently running a global open data prize. The inaugural WDS ITO data prize is designed to highlight innovative use, analysis, or visualization of WDS Regular or Network Member data in Virtual Research Environments or computational notebooks. 2 cash prizes of CAD$1,000 each will be awarded in the winners local currency. In additionContinue reading “World Data System Data Prize 2021”

Call for nominations for the 2020 GEO Individual Excellence Awards

GEO is calling on the community to put forth nominations and to help us shine a light on the individuals that inspire you. The deadline to submit nominations is now October 15, 2021. We are looking for the brightest stars in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) constellation for the 2020 GEO Individual Excellence Awards.Continue reading “Call for nominations for the 2020 GEO Individual Excellence Awards”