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17 October 2017

In its eighth year, Tech Jumpstart gives University of Canterbury researchers the opportunity to transform their ideas and research into commercial reality.

Geoff Rodgers

11 October 2017

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Geoff Rodgers has received a prestigious award for developing new technology for earthquake-safe buildings less likely to require repair after large earthquakes.


02 October 2017

An upcoming UC Connect public lecture will explore how future product designers working on electric autonomous cars; devices that incorporate artificial intelligence; the gamification of education, training and rehabilitation; and personal care and health products have the potential to both increase our wealth and help to shape our world.


21 September 2017

The University of Canterbury’s extensive emergency response leadership expertise is being shared internationally with a group of Southeast Asian disaster management experts.


13 September 2017

University of Canterbury Science and Engineering researchers have gained $10.7 million in funding for five Smart Ideas proposals and two Research Programmes in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2017 Endeavour Round.


05 September 2017

Following the success of the Christchurch event in June, Maths Craft Festival 2017 is being held this coming Saturday and Sunday, 9-10 September, at the Auckland Museum.


01 September 2017

The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year.

Thesis in three winner

25 August 2017

Philipp Sueltrop, PhD Student in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, took out first place in UC's 3 Minute Thesis Competition

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21 August 2017

Congratulations to Ed Harvey, founder of EVNEX and graduate of the Department, on winning one of Vodafone's xone awards.

High School Students in HV Lab

10 August 2017

UC’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre) welcomed more than 500 mainly year 13 Physics students into their brand new labs in June.

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