Research Centres and Clusters
UC AI is a transdisciplinary group for artificial intelligence research.
The Bercovitch Data Centre disseminates research work and data on conflict, mediation and peace-building.
The Biomathematics Research Centre was set up in 1996 to promote Biomathematics and Biostatistics within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The Biomolecular Interaction Centre (BIC) is a multi-disciplinary research centre dedicated to the study of molecular interactions critical to biological function.
UC Biosecurity Innovations (UCBI) is a trans-disciplinary research cluster dedicated to solving key biosecurity problems.
The Centre for Bioengineering aims to be an internationally recognised interdisciplinary research centre of excellence...
We provide high quality entrance testing, value-added assessments and surveys for New Zealand schools...
The Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety (INBI) aims to contribute to the increased understanding and...
A partnership approach to training students by the NIWA and the School of Biological Sciences, UC, lead to the formation of the CEAME
Multidisciplinary research to enhance the learning success and healthy well-being of children and young people.
CURe is a transdisciplinary research team seeking to build the resilience of our communities through innovative, collaborative and inclusive research focused on equitable and sustainable urban systems.
The EPECentre works to encourage greater numbers of students into power engineering courses at UC, to establish stronger relationships between students and the industry...
Food Transitions 2050 is a new postgraduate school focusing on food sustainability. The school’s core purpose is to support the transition to more future-focused, sustainable food systems and preparation by the year 2050.
Gateway Antarctica is the Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research at the University of Canterbury. The centre plays a leading role in national and international Antarctic research projects.
The GeoHealth Laboratory undertakes applied research in the areas of health geography, spatial epidemiology and Geographical Information Systems
The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau provides a unique opportunity for all branches of the geospatial community to communicate and collaborate...
The HIT Lab NZ / Hangarau Tangata, Tangata Hangarau is a dynamic, international, multidisciplinary environment, bringing together people with varying viewpoints...
The Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies (MBC) promotes and advances scholarship and understanding of the Pacific region.
The Materials Cluster@UC is an interdisciplinary network of researchers working across the various fields of materials research
The National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) is New Zealand's only research centre devoted to the study of Europe and the European Union (EU)
The NZCHAS brings together scholars from the humanities and social sciences whose research is concerned with the conceptual and material treatment of nonhuman animals...
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The New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour (NZILBB) is a multi-disciplinary centre dedicated to the study of human language
The New Zealand South Asia Centre (NZSAC) at the University of Canterbury is designed to promote recognition and understanding of South Asian societies and cultures in New Zealand
The Ngāi Tahu Research Centre (NTRC) was founded for the purpose of being a leader in indigenous scholarship and to provide a centre for the intellectual capital and development of Ngāi Tahu
Is a multi-disciplinary research site uniting experts and early-career researchers in a transnational network to study public diplomacy and political communication.
The Quake Centre is a dynamic partnership between the New Zealand Government, the University of Canterbury, and several leading industry groups, all working together in the engineering sector to provide world-class knowledge ...
QuakeCoRE is transforming the earthquake resilience of communities and societies, through innovative world‐class research, human capability development, and deep national and international collaborations.
We help individuals with swallowing and communication disorders recover function or improve sufficiently to gain the best possible quality of life
The Southeast Asia Research Initiative (SEARI) focuses on cross-disciplinary research on contemporary Southeast Asia.
The Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) is an academic research centre hosted by the University of Cantebury's College of Engineering, and based in John Britten, the national ICT Innovation Institute.
A multi- and inter-disciplinary research cluster, which combines domains of sports, health sciences, engineering, design, data science, life sciences, human-computer interaction, social and psychological sciences, business, and law.
Investigates citizenship and civic governance, participation and democratic urbanization, focusing on sustainability and inclusion especially for children and youth.
The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology is a national network of top New Zealand materials scientists. Materials science underpins high-tech manufacturing. The institute enables materials scientists to collaborate between disciplines and across institutions to push the frontiers of materials science.
The Waterways Centre is a joint initiative between the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University. It is a centre for both research and education.
The Wireless Research Centre (WRC) is one of the University of Canterbury's leading industry-facing research centres and exists to support industry to pave the way for the next generation of products...