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The QuakeCoRE 2017 Annual Meeting will be held 3-6 September 2017, at Wairakei Resort, Taupo. Satellite workshops will be held on 3-4 September 2017;  Annual Meeting 4-6 September 2017.

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News & Events

2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize

21 March 2017

Congratulations to Brendon Bradley, on being awarded the 2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize. This Prize is for an outstanding emerging scientist who has had their PhD conferred within the past eight years. The award comes with $200k support.

IPENZ Fellow's & Achiever's Awards

08 April 2017

Congratulations to Sjoerd van Ballegooy and Virginie Lacrosse (pictured, image courtesy of IPENZ) of Tonkin and Taylor, Auckland, for their accolades at the IPENZ Fellow's and Achiever's Awards Dinner! Sjoerd won the Freysinnet Supreme Technical Award, and Virginie was a runner-up in the Young Engineer of the Year Award - both were acknowledged for their ground-breaking work on liquefaction related to the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquakes. Read more on the IPENZ website.

Earthquake Science to Policy Workshop

26 April 2017, Wellington (in conjunction with the NZSEE conference)

This workshop aimed to help understand the dynamics of the science to policy interface and explore opportunities for improving linkages.

System Interactions and Detailing of Low-damage Buildings Workshop

26 April 2017, Wellington (in conjunction with the NZSEE conference)

This workshop had researchers and engineers share experiences of the design and construction of low-damage buildings, whilst  trying to understand challenges and identify gaps in research and guidance.

Welcomes

5 May 2017

Welcome to Paco (Francisco) Gálvez González who will be working with Jason Ingham and Nick Horspool as a QuakeCoRE scholar on Flagship 3 at University of Auckland.

Also, welcome to Trevor Yeow, who has joined Flagship 4 as a postdoctoral fellow, working with Ken Elwood and Tim Sullivan at University of Canterbury.


Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics 2018

10-13 June 2018, Austin, Texas
The 5th Conference on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics (GEESD V) will be held June 10–13, 2018 in Austin, TX. Abstract submission deadline is 24 May, 2017. Visit the conference website for more information.

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