News Archive



6 April 20178
The QuakeCoRE 2017 Annual Report is now available to read on our website. Thank you to everyone who contributed.

19 December 2017
Congratulations to Geoff Rodgers who has won the 2017 Royal Society Te Apārangi Cooper Award for Technology, Applied Sciences and Engineering, as well as the KiwiNet Norman F.B. Barry Foundation Emerging Innovator Award.

25 October 2017
Congratulations to Dr Robin Lee, (University of Canterbury) who has been awarded a prestigious Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship by The Royal Society Te Apārangi.

20 October 2017
RfP and Scholarship applications now closed.

25 September 2017
Welcome to Daniel Blake, who has joined QuakeCoRE working with Liam Wotherspoon, as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow funded by National Science Challenge's Resilience to Nature's Challenges.

7 September 2017
Presentation: Professor Rachel Davidson, University of Delaware 'Computational Framework for Modelling Earthquake Risk to Infrastructure Systems'. Sponsored by QuakeCoRE and Resilience to Nature's Challenges Rural.

24 August 2017 
QuakeCoRE is hiring: Senior Research Administrator. Applications close 29 September 2017.

12 July 2017
Welcome to Saree Lawler, who has joined QuakeCoRE as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Resorgs

27 June - 27 July 2017
2017 Disaster Risk Reduction Research Workshops

7 June 2017
First iteration of Seisfinder launched

2 June 2017
QuakeCoRE 2016 Annual Report available

5 May 2017
Welcome to Francisco Gálvez González working with Jason Ingham and Nick Horspool as a QuakeCoRE scholar on Flagship 3 at University of Auckland.
Welcome to Trevor Yeow, who has joined Flagship 4 as a postdoctoral fellow, working with Ken Elwood and Tim Sullivan at University of Canterbury.

28 April 2017
QuakeCoRE PhD Scholarships round closed

26 April 2017
Earthquake Science to Policy Workshop

26 April 2017
System Interactions and Detailing of Low-damage Buildings Workshop

8 April 2017
Congratulations to Sjoerd van Ballegooy and Virginie Lacrosse,  of Tonkin and Taylor, Auckland. 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.

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.

14 November 2016
Kaikoura earthquake response and subsequent special edition newsletter

25 Oct 2016 
QuakeCoRE request for proposals closed

14 Oct 2016 
Summer scholarships: USER: undergraduate studies in earthquake resilience applications closed

1 October 2016
Congratulations to Misko Cubrinovski and Brendon Bradley, who have won the prestigous 2016 Norman Medal for their paper “Evaluation of the Liquefaction Potential Index for Assessing Liquefaction Hazard in Christchurch, New Zealand,” published in the Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, (JGGE) July 2014.

23 Sept 2016
PhD scholarship applications closed

31 Aug - 2 Sept 2016
The first QuakeCoRE Annual Meeting

24 May 2016
UC Connect: 'What will an Alpine Fault Earthquake feel like?' Presented by Prof Brendon Bradley

19 May 2016
QuakeCoRE and NZSEE student groups (University of Canterbury)

11 May 2016
MBIE Unlocking Curious Minds Funding Support of QuakeCoRE Outreach Project

15 April 2016
QuakeCoRE opened by Minister Steven Joyce

1 March 2016
QuakeCoRE adopts its new logo

31 March 2016
Christchurch International Learning from Earthquakes Workshop

16 Feb 2016
PhD Scholarships Announced - Application deadline 9am 21 March 2016

11 Jan 2016
QuakeCoRE welcomes Danica Nel as our administrator and Brandy Alger as our outreach coordinator

3 Nov 2015
Congratulations to Brendon Bradley on his promotion to Professor

18 Nov 2015
QuakeCoRE Postdoc applications open for Flagships 1, 2, 4 & 5

30 Oct 2015
Four QuakeCoRE PhD Scholarships awarded

29 Oct 2015
Brendon Bradley awarded Young Researcher Award, 6ICEGE

23 Oct 2015
QuakeCoRE Collaboration Plan Request for Proposals (2016) Released – Applications close 9am 20 November

21 Oct 2015
QuakeCoRE Administrator role advertised – Applications close 13 November

19 Oct 2015
QuakeCoRE TEC contracting completed

7 Sept 2015
Post-Doctoral Positions Announced

1 Sept 2015
Invitational Workshop for Heritage, Safety and Economics & Spatially Distributed Infrastructure Flagships (University of Canterbury)

31 Aug 2015
Invitational Workshop for Ground Motion Simulations & Pathways to Improved Resilience Flagships (University of Canterbury)

24 Aug 2015
Invitational Workshop for Liquefaction impacts on infrastructure & Repairable Infrastructure Flagships (University of Auckland)

7 Aug 2015
PhD Scholarships Announced - QuakeCoRE is now accepting applications for three-year PhD scholarships for outstanding scholars interested in pursuing doctoral research aligned with QuakeCoRE research priorities (application deadline 20 September 2015)

3 Aug 2015
Dr Susie Meade joins QuakeCoRE as our CoRE Manager

1 June 2015
QuakeCoRE is currently in a start-up phase with funding commencing on 1 Jan 2016

7 May 2015
QuakeCoRE: Centre for Earthquake Resilience, a new Centre of Research Excellence funded announced by TEC