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Robot stimuli

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.


08 March 2018

What more can sexuality and relationships education become in an era of consumption and digital technologies? That’s the focus of the State of the Art: New Directions in Sexuality Education/ Current Social Science Theories In Practice Symposium at the University of Canterbury on 15-16 March.


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.


05 March 2018

In a joint teaching initiative between the University of Helsinki and the University of Canterbury, students from New Zealand and Finland are working together on assignments and lectures delivered via Facebook and a chat app.

AEMSLab _NWS_block

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.


02 March 2018

University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship student Oliver Hunt has won a $100,000 award from the Dream Believe Succeed Foundation.

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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.


28 February 2018

The University of Canterbury's annual result proves that 2017 was a year where the University’s transformation and growth has gained significant momentum, reports UC Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.


26 February 2018

In the upcoming UC Connect public lecture Horror for the faint-hearted, University of Canterbury English and Cultural Studies lecturer Dr Erin Harrington offers a funhouse ride through the pleasures and perils of the horror genre.


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.