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”

NZ Geospatial Research Conference Update: Postgrad Lunch and Long Papers Due

It’s time for a glimpse of what you can expect at the New Zealand Geospatial Research Conference 2022! Attention all geospatial postgrad students! The conference will include a two-hour Postgraduate Lunch Event and all students are welcome. Don’t miss your opportunity to network with your peers from around New Zealand and learn about their research.Continue reading “NZ Geospatial Research Conference Update: Postgrad Lunch and Long Papers Due”

PhD posts in Geoinformatics

Cardiff University are offering two PhD posts connected with Collaboratory projects: AI for Ecology and Biodiversity: Inferring habitat-species interactions from historical records, connected with the BioWhere project. Extracting content from social media for situation awareness in emergency response, connected with the QuakeText project. Applications close on Friday, April 29th.

Congratulations to Dr Azadeh Izadi: PhD Success

Congratulations to Azadeh Izadi for passing her PhD without emendations. Azadeh’s thesis was on Modelling of Topological Relations in Multidimensional Space. Research Description My research examines spatial knowledge representation and reasoning with applications in multi-dimensional Geographic Information System ‎‎(GIS). The development and widespread application of GIS have increased demand for a more accurate analysis andContinue reading “Congratulations to Dr Azadeh Izadi: PhD Success”

Two Funded PhD Scholarships in Machine Learning and Geospatial Science Available

We have two funded PhD scholarships available on the BioWhere project. PhD 1 will focus on the development of methods to parse natural language text and will then use a range of machine/deep learning methods to georeference location descriptions from biological collections, including those held by Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research. A strong technical (computerContinue reading “Two Funded PhD Scholarships in Machine Learning and Geospatial Science Available”

Northern Regional Council Summer Studentships

The Northern Regional Council is offering summer studentships in the following areas: Freshwater Ecology (2 positions) – assist in ecological monitoring of rivers and streams, freshwater fish monitoring, macroinvertebrate sampling and more. Coastal Monitoring – assist in plan and conduct assessments of dune health, monitoring of marine plastic and litter, intertidal shellfish survey and ecologicalContinue reading “Northern Regional Council Summer Studentships”