Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering

UNB Cansel Scholarship Recipients 2020

Greg Smith

Posted: Mar 3, 2021

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Cansel Survey Equipment, with headquarters in metro Vancouver and offices across Canada, helps numerous organizations within engineering, surveying, mining, construction, and many other sectors to “measure, analyze, design, and build more efficiently and profitably” (Cansel 2020). In 2019, Cansel launched a scholarship program to support geomatics students in Canadian universities....

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Dr. Shabnam Jabari receives funding from NBIF

Greg Smith

Posted: Mar 2, 2021

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Dr. Shabnam Jabari from the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB Fredericton, recently received funding from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation through the New Brunswick Priority Occupation Student Support Fund program. The funding will be combined with her Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada grant to support two new Ph.D. students. The students...

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Alumni Spotlight: Tracey Peet

Greg Smith

Posted: Mar 1, 2021

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“Before starting a degree in surveying, I had no interest in working or even recreation in the outdoors… I never felt encouraged to pursue a career or a sport that was typically male-dominated. Through work and recreation, I have endeavoured to change this, and I hope that I have set an example for other girls to never set limits for themselves,” says Peet. Introducing our...

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Alumni Spotlight: Nick Bardsley

Greg Smith

Posted: Feb 16, 2021

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The opportunities that can arise by joining us here at UNB GGE are nothing shy of extraordinary. With that being said, we introduce our next Alumni Spotlight, Nick Bardsley! Nick’s work while searching for MH370 is a perfect example of that. “The strong international reputation of UNB GGE opened up a world of opportunity,” says our 2008 graduate, Nick Bardsley. Upon...

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Alumni Spotlight: Peter Vajda

Greg Smith

Posted: Feb 1, 2021

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Did you know the career opportunities, unique experiences, and places UNB GGE can lead you are truly endless? Did you ever imagine it could take you to one of the most famous volcanoes in the world? It certainly did for our alumnus, Peter Vajda! Peter, a PhD graduate of 1995, has focused his career and field of study towards gravimetry. Recently, Peter has been applying this to volcano...

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Alumni Spotlight: Eric Root

Greg Smith

Posted: Jan 15, 2021

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“Studying Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering (GGE) at the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton), gave me the perspective and confidence to chase opportunities that seemed unreachable. The career opportunities after studying GGE are varied and span across most industries. Whether someone is looking for a career based in an office, or deep into technical details, or perhaps outside in...

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