University of Canterbury stories
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre Welcomes New Head of Technology & Innovation
Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre appoints Nathan Gardiner as Head of Technology and Innovation, bringing extensive AV and ICT experience.
UC teams up with Microsoft, a collaboration for innovation
University of Canterbury partners with Microsoft to advance student experience, research capabilities, and employability.
Spire Global appoints Elizabeth Wylie as ANZ business development head
Elizabeth Wylie, PhD, appointed as ANZ Business Development Head at Spire, responsible for expanding sales operations & partnerships in Australia & NZ.
Fabrum appoints Dr Ojas Mahapatra as CEO
Fabrum Solutions merges with AFCryo, appoints Dr Ojas Mahapatra as CEO for leading technology delivery. Exciting times ahead for the high calibre Fabrum team.
Christchurch startup looks to fix voicemail headaches
Kiwi startup Vxt turns voicemail into text, curbing inbox angst for users with smart app.
Govt & Canterbury Uni pour $7m into gaming research
NZ's Uni of Canterbury invests £4.5m in 'immersive' gaming with govt aid.
Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
NASA's release of the first photograph of a black hole has sparked media interest and proven the accuracy of decades of scientific work.
Christchurch: The city & its graduates undergoing tech transformation
If there’s one city in New Zealand that has been in a constant state of transformation, Christchurch stands out - and it’s shaping graduates’ lives.
Canterbury Uni researcher on a mission to advance rocket technology
University of Canterbury researchers are using algorithms to predict fuel movement in rockets, making launches faster and cheaper.
UC senior lecturer a finalist in Kiwi innovation awards
Dr Deborah Crittenden has been named as a finalist for her efforts in research behind an 'infinitely' rechargeable battery.
Entries for global green city competition open
Selva Ganapathy and Joyce Chen from the College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury, Christchurch were the APAC winners in 2017.
New Zealand student uses milk protein to 3D-imprint cells that could possibly regrow limbs
NZ student innovates with milk to 3D print cell patterns, paving the way for limb regeneration.
University of Canterbury becomes VR hub for New Zealand's next generation
The University of Canterbury has been named a founding site for the Crytek VR First initiative, bringing virtual reality technology to its students.
University of Canterbury embraces cloud computing and big data
The University of Canterbury has pulled off an Australasian first and is using cloud infrastructure and big data analytics to empower teachers.
University of Canterbury hosts future tech event for Kiwi students
The University of Canterbury is hosting a week-long camp for Kiwi students interested in robotics and renewable energy.
Informal learning opportunities abundant during holidays
Experts urge festive learning as holidays risk normative child education stagnation.
Digitally archiving important as Canterbury earthquake anniversary approaches
UoC Professor Paul Millar believes it’s never been more important to focus on preserving the record of what Canterbury went through.
Humanoid robot helps Canterbury students answer some big questions
Canterbury students explore trust and social dynamics alongside humanoid robot Baxter, revolutionising future workspaces.
Graduate develops website to connect researchers with participants
Sam Jarman hopes the website will increase the number of participants involved in research projects, leading to more reliable and statistically sound results.
Kiwi university student to provide Tonga with hybrid power
Canterbury grad reshapes Tonga's future with innovative renewable energy system after cyclone devastation.
Industry experts to discuss Christchurch's digital future
Christchurch is unique in the world, combining the rollout of Ultra-Fast Broadband with the rebuilding of the city following its devastating earthquakes.
University of Canterbury student to produce health and safety app
Tablet based systems are at the forefront of the construction industry with regards to health and safety as well as pricing and work scoping.
RESEND: Canterbury University gets funding to develop user-friendly wearable computers
Two University of Canterbury researchers have received $870,000 in Marsden funding over three years to research how engineering and psychology coul.
Educational game proves a win for social skills...
Computer game improves social skills in children with ADHD, study shows. Educational games may be more effective than traditional approaches.