Civil and Natural Resources Engineering News
18 January 2021
Congratulations to Dr Nikos Ntritsos on the successful defence of his PhD thesis titled “ System Response of Liquefiable Deposits: Insights from advanced analyses of case-histories from the 2010–2011 Canterbury earthquakes”
12 January 2021
The Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering has received a 5 Star Rating from the International QS Star Rating System.
17 December 2020
UC Civil and Natural Resource Engineering Department is Leading the Way with a New Branch of Civil Engineering: Civil Systems Engineering
11 December 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) is hosting two special Graduation Celebrations on Monday 14 December for hundreds of graduates who missed graduating in person in April and again in September.
10 December 2020
Congratulation to A/Professor Gregory MacRae, the recipient of the prestigious Steel Construction New Zealand’s (SCNZ) Chairman Award for Outstanding Contribution To The Structural Steel Industry.
30 November 2020
Our congratulations to Dr Alex Meredith on successful defence of his PhD thesis titled ” Transient interactions between gravity currents and arrays of obstacles” under the supervision of Prof Roger Nokes and Dr Craig McConnochie.
19 November 2020
A University of Canterbury (UC) Kaipūhanga Rauropi | Ecological Engineer has $3 million and three years to help reverse water pollution with innovative sustainable treatment technologies, such as 3D-printed water filters made from biomaterials
18 November 2020
6 Funded PhD Scholarships 2021-2023 on Clean Water Technologies
18 November 2020
Māori, iwi and a team of researchers are developing new technology for treating wastewater to support Aotearoa to improve freshwater quality and restore the health of the rivers and streams.
10 November 2020
Cong Tran talks about his motivation to contribute to sustainable development through encouraging the widespread adoption of zero-emission vehicles.
05 November 2020
Structural Engineering PhD Candidate, Sabina Piras, talks about her love for bridges
22 October 2020
Earthquake Engineering PhD Candidate, Ana Isabel Sarkis talks about how she cultivated a passion for studying Earthquake Engineering
21 October 2020
Congratulations to Claire Dong and Luke de Schot for being awarded two Aho Hīnātore | Accelerator Scholarships to do their PhDs in CNRE
09 October 2020
UC CNRE's Professor, Alessandro Palermo talks to RNZ's Kathryn Ryan about how the Auckland Harbour Bridge has faced an increased load as it surpassed its design life of 50 years
09 October 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) has been awarded $31.5 million of government funding over seven years to continue hosting Te Hiranga Rū QuakeCoRE, a national centre of research excellence for earthquake resilience.
08 October 2020
Congratulations to Rosa Wallace for her win of the inaugural Stantec Jim Bradley Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded to a student who excels both academically and in their future aspirations in civil and natural resources engineering.
06 October 2020
A collaborative team of academics and professionals including CNRE’s Senior Lecturer in Construction Management, Eric Scheepbouwer has won 10M$ incl. in the 2020 Endeavour round at MBIE for a proposal called “Creating Capacity and Capability for the New Zealand Construction Sector”
01 October 2020
Earthquake Engineering PhD Candidate, Justin Brown, is working to promote safe buildings and to provide innovative timber seismic design
29 September 2020
Surrounded by ocean, most of New Zealand’s reinforced-concrete infrastructure lies close to the coast, making it susceptible to corrosion. Could new glass-based reinforcing hold the answer?
18 September 2020
Congratulations to Claire (Siqi) Dong who is the recipient of the Lewis Bradford Structural Engineering Prize 2020
16 September 2020
A simple, low-cost, open source, 3D-printed solution developed by University of Canterbury engineers could save thousands of patients’ lives around the world.
07 September 2020
Led by a University of Canterbury engineer, researchers are drilling deep into Marlborough land to gain new understanding of liquefaction in gravelly soils, and the impact of their findings will reach beyond our shores.
03 September 2020
A decade after the September 2010 earthquake, University of Canterbury (UC) Engineering technology is being used to quake-proof buildings, build the “Ferrari of bridges”, and predict the future in order to save lives in these shaky isles and around the world.
27 August 2020
Fluid Mechanics PhD Candidate Jane Alexander talks about her passion for sustainability.
26 August 2020
UC CNRE’s Senior Lecturer Gabriele Chiaro has won the 2020 NZ Society of Earthquake Engineering Otto Glogau Award for the best paper published in their Bulletin within the past three years.
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