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08 March 2018

People have similar automatic biases towards darker-coloured robots as they do toward people with darker skin colour, new research from the University of Canterbury’s Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab NZ) and Psychology department shows.


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06 March 2018

A team of University of Canterbury students, rated among the best in the world in Formula Student motorsport, has signed a generous sponsorship deal with world-renowned Triumph Motorcycles Limited.


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02 March 2018

The University of Canterbury’s Advanced Energy and Material Lab (AEMSLab) has made leaps and bounds in their research in 2017, receiving MBIE’s Gold status rating for the second year in a row.


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01 March 2018

The University of Canterbury’s campus is buzzing with new students as 2018 enrolments increase across all five of its Colleges.


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01 March 2018

On Tuesday, UC Centre for Entrepreneurship student Oliver Hunt, 23, received a $100,000 award from the Dream Believe Succeed Foundation.


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23 February 2018

The world’s first 3D-printed titanium internal combustion engine, designed and built by a team of University of Canterbury students, has been unveiled ahead of the international Eco-marathon competition in Singapore in March.


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22 February 2018

On the seventh anniversary of the 22 February earthquake, the University of Canterbury dedicated the Unicycle pathway along University Drive as a commemorative pathway to acknowledge of the courage and contribution of the University community, and the losses and injuries sustained by students, staff, alumni and friends of the University in the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes.


Phil Bones

15 February 2018

Professor Phil Bones, ECE Department, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, has been elected Fellow of the SPIE, for “achievements in computational imaging and medical imaging”


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15 February 2018

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Mike Steel has been elected as a distinguished Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).


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14 February 2018

A research team from the University of Canterbury has just returned from an Antarctic expedition to find out more about the secret lives of whales, specifically Type-C killer whales.


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