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Boost for efforts to reduce urban fossil fuel emissions - 16/01/2019

Better carbon emission measures will help cities work out how well they’re fighting against climate change, scientists say – and what impact government policies have.

Antarctic Ice Sheet under threat - 14/01/2019

The Antarctic Ice Sheet is under threat – and urgent action is needed to cut emissions, according to new research led by New Zealand and US scientists.

GNS Science's Gill Jolly joins Forum of Chief Science Advisors - 12/12/2018

GNS Science is delighted that Dr Gill Jolly has been invited to join the Forum of Chief Science Advisors working with the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Juliet Gerrard.

National Geohazards Monitoring Centre opens at GNS Science - 12/12/2018

The newly-opened National Geohazards Monitoring Centre will lead to a safer and more resilient New Zealand, according to its hosts, GNS Science.

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Life after a quake

Scientists are asking people to complete an online survey as part of research into the performance of buildings and infrastructure during earthquakes and how people and businesses were affected.

Taking our geoscience to our communities 28/08/2018

A hugely successful public meeting in Blenheim last year has spurred on the Marlborough District Council to holding a follow up event this week on the latest earthquake research as part of the South Island Annual Civil Defence meeting.

Supervolcano lessons a hit for Hilltop students - 15/08/2018

Scientist Dr Ben Payne from GNS Science was slightly apprehensive when he entered Room 8 at Hilltop School in Taupo last Wednesday. He was there to run an outreach programme with students as a pilot study for an education component of a research project.

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