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Courses and programmes on offer at GNS Science.

Radiation License "Core of Knowledge" Training
GNS Science provides regular training courses for people planning to apply for radiation licenses.

Courses are a day long, and usually held at GNS Sciences National Isotope Centre in Lower Hutt. However, courses are also held on request at locations around New Zealand for companies requiring in-house staff training. Details here:

Emergency Management Summer Institute 2014

10th - 14th March 2014, Massey University Campus, Wellington
This course will help you better understand how your organisation can prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster. Emergency managers and social and physical scientists form part of the multi-disciplinary team that explores relationships between the physical and social aspects of natural hazards and their management. This course is designed for those involved in all aspects of emergency management: planners, educators, engineers, local and central government policy makers, insurance managers, researchers, emergency managers and utility and property owners.

Quaternary Techniques: 15-16 MAY 2014
This short course is intended for students and researchers in all areas of earth and environmental sciences who are faced with questions such as:

  • What types of archives contain paleoenviromental information?
  • What is the most appropriate environmental indicator at my site?
  • What proxies are used for climate change?
  • How do I interpret these isotope data?
  • What techniques are best for which type of stratigraphic records?