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  • New PhD student New PhD student

    New PhD student has started in Volcanic Risk Solutions - Ermanno Brosch

  • MBIE success for Assoc. Professor Georg Zellmer MBIE success for Assoc. Professor Georg Zellmer

    Associate Professor Georg Zellmer has been awarded funding of $446,494 by New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for the project "Mitigating volcanic hazards through advanced technologies".

  • Congratulations Javier! Congratulations Javier!

    Javier Agustin Flores successfully defended his thesis in December and is now Dr Agustin Flores.

  • Marsden success for Dr Gert Lube Marsden success for Dr Gert Lube

    Dr Gert Lube has been awarded funding of $745,000 by the Marsden Foundation for the project "Super-volcanic flows: are they just all hot air?"

  • Congratulations Manuela and Rebecca! Congratulations Manuela and Rebecca!

    Manuela Tost and Rebecca Green successfully defended their theses in June and are now Dr Tost and Dr Green.

  • New PhD student New PhD student

    New PhD student has started in Volcanic Risk Solutions - Maricar Arpa.

  • Pyroclastic Flow Generator in the news Pyroclastic Flow Generator in the news

    Volcanic Risk Solution's Pyroclastic Flow Generator has featured in an episode of Radio New Zealand's Our Changing World programme.

  • Congratulations Gabor! Congratulations Gabor!

    Gabor Kereszturi successfully defended his thesis on Thursday 14 August and is now Dr Kereszturi.

  • New PhD students New PhD students

    Two new PhD students have started in Volcanic Risk Solutions - Szabolcs Kósik and Braden Walsh.

  • Volcanic Flow Generator in Action Volcanic Flow Generator in Action

    The volcanic flow generator built by Volcanic Risk Solutions researchers Dr Gert Lube and Professor Shane Cronin has featured in the news.

  • Coring in Taranaki Coring in Taranaki

    Volcanic Risk Solutions PhD student Maggi Damaschke spent the summer coring lakes and swamps in Taranaki, New Zealand, to gain a better understanding of the volcanic history of Mt Taranaki.

  • MBIE success for Dr Jonathan Procter MBIE success for Dr Jonathan Procter

    Dr Jonathan Procter has been awarded funding by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for the project “Mātauranga Māori for the 21st Century”.

  • New PhD students New PhD students

    Two new PhD students have joined Volcanic Risk Solutions - Magret Damaschke and Gaby Gomez.

  • New PhD Graduates New PhD Graduates

    Volcanic Risk Solutions’ Marco Brenna and Natalia Pardo are now fully fledged Drs after being awarded their PhDs at a graduation ceremony in May 2013.

  • Tongariro Eruption Tongariro Eruption

    Scientists from Volcanic Risk Solutions have responded to the eruption of Mt Tongariro on 21 November 2012, collecting and analysing ash to learn more about the eruption.

  • New PhD students New PhD students

    Welcome to Eric Breard and Rafael Torres Orozco, who have recently started PhDs with the Volcanic Risk Solutions group.

  • Mt Tongariro erupts! Mt Tongariro erupts!

    When Mt Tongariro (Central North Island, New Zealand) erupted on the 6 August 2012 at 11.50 pm, researchers from Volcanic Risk Solutions were quick to respond.

  • New Doctorate New Doctorate

    Congratulations to Dr Suzy Cole, who graduated with her PhD in June 2012.

  • New Completion New Completion

    Congratulations to Emma Phillips, who has successfully completed her MSc degree in the Volcanic Risk Solutions group.

  • Taranaki Research in the News Taranaki Research in the News

    Taranaki Daily News has featured the research of Volcanic Risk Solutions after presentations by members of the group to the Taranaki Seismic and Volcanic Hazards Advisory Group.

  • New Doctorate New Doctorate

    Volcanic Risk Solutions boasts another PhD completion after Dr Anja Möbis was awarded her PhD at a May 2011 graduation ceremony.

  • New Eruption Monitoring Tool for Mt Ruapehu New Eruption Monitoring Tool for Mt Ruapehu

    Researchers from Volcanic Risk Solutions and the University of Hamburg in Germany have successfully installed a high-speed Doppler Radar at Mt Ruapehu.

  • New Maori Volcanologist New Maori Volcanologist

    Dr Jonathan Procter has had his PhD conferred at ceremonies in Palmerston North.

  • Royal Society Elects Professor Vince Neall as a Companion Royal Society Elects Professor Vince Neall as a Companion

    The Council of the Royal Society of New Zealand has elected Professor Vincent Neall from the Volcanic Risk Solutions group as a Companion.

  • VRS Researchers Win Two Marsden Grants VRS Researchers Win Two Marsden Grants

    Volcanic Risk Solutions researchers have been awarded over $1 million in funding from the Marsden Fund over the next 3 years.

  • Volcanic Risk Solutions Win Massey Research Medal Volcanic Risk Solutions Win Massey Research Medal

    The Volcanic Risk Solutions team have been awarded the Massey University Research Medal – Team for 2009.

  • New PhD Completions New PhD Completions

    The Volcanic Risk Solutions group boasts two more PhD completions after a recent graduation ceremony.

  • Team Wins Funding for New Collaborative Project with Korea Team Wins Funding for New Collaborative Project with Korea

    Researchers have been awarded $966k from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology to work with scientists from South Korea.

  • Results from September 2007 Mt Ruapehu Eruption Results from September 2007 Mt Ruapehu Eruption

    Instrumentation developed and installed for the March 2007 Crater Lake break-out lahar successfully detected lahars from Mt Ruapehu caused by the September 2007 eruption.

  • All Hands on Deck for Ruapehu Lahar All Hands on Deck for Ruapehu Lahar

    Within 90 minutes of the first alarm triggered by the oncoming lahar from Mt Ruapehu, three teams of Massey volcanologists and students were dispatched to catch the phenomenon in action.

  • Evaluating Volcanic Risk for the Future Evaluating Volcanic Risk for the Future

    As featured on ONE News. Volcanologists, earth scientists and natural hazard planners from throughout New Zealand are meeting today in Palmerston North to share research results.

  • Lahar-Chasers in Indonesia Lahar-Chasers in Indonesia

    Suzy Cole, a PhD student from the Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University has recently spearheaded a new angle in our research on lahar processes.

  • New LiDAR Survey of the Whangaehu Channel Commissioned by Massey and GNS Science New LiDAR Survey of the Whangaehu Channel Commissioned by Massey and GNS Science

    An aerial survey of the path of the predicted lahar from Mt. Ruapehu’s Crater Lake has been conducted by scientists from GNS Science and Massey University.

  • Volcanic Eruption Response at Ambae, Vanuatu Volcanic Eruption Response at Ambae, Vanuatu

    Ambae volcano began erupting through its 50,000 million cubic metre crater lake in late November 2005. Dr Shane Cronin and Karoly Nemeth have been assisting authorities.

  • EQC Support for Pressure/Load Transducers EQC Support for Pressure/Load Transducers

    EQC has granted Drs Vern Manville and Shane Cronin $30 000 to add more geophysical monitoring techniques to thier array of instruments along the Whangaehu channel.

  • A New $720k 3-Year Marsden Fund Project to be run by Dr Shane Cronin (INR Massey) and Vern Manville (IGNS) A New $720k 3-Year Marsden Fund Project to be run by Dr Shane Cronin (INR Massey) and Vern Manville (IGNS)

    In a highly opportunistic experiment, afforded by an expected lahar.