20 February 2019
A University of Canterbury research team is another step closer to developing germ-proof surface coatings for environments such as hospitals, after an unexpected development in the lab.
23 January 2019
New research aims to improve coating technology so it can be used on rounded objects, which could disrupt a range of industries and create lucrative opportunities.
07 January 2019
Researchers in the ORTHOMAG group led by A/Professor Mark Staiger and Professor George Dias (UO), working on biodegradable magnesium alloys as biomedical implants, have recently designed and built a torsion testing apparatus.
13 December 2018
For the last 6 million years, Christchurch has been relatively lava free – until now. At the University of Canterbury’s School of Fine Arts, real lava has been pouring out of a new research facility – the Lava Laboratory – which may help researchers monitor lava flows in Hawaii and the rest of the world.
10 December 2018
The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia.
12 November 2018
For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more conventional combustion engine.
08 November 2018
Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research in diverse topics, from identifying space debris to understanding lava flow and analysing melting glaciers to studying quake stories and the Student Volunteer Army’s ‘youthquake’ legacy.
07 November 2018
The Department held its annual Mechanical Engineering Final Year Projects day.
26 October 2018
While others are at the beach this summer, two University of Canterbury (UC) engineering students will be working on improving health in Africa.
18 October 2018
University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase FRSNZ has been awarded the MacDiarmid Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi in a ceremony last night.
18 October 2018
Participate in this photographic competition to show us what best illustrates Mechanical Engineering and replace a picture on the Mech Eng roll-up banner for a prize.
18 October 2018
Are you sick of waving your hands around mumbling “physics and stuff” when people ask you what your research is on? Describe your Mechanical or Mechatronics research in an easy-to-understand 60 seconds video and be in to win one of 3 200$ prizes!
10 October 2018
An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury Innovation Jumpstart competition.
08 October 2018
Three researchers, supervised by a fantastic team, took away Best Young Authors and Overall Best Paper Awards.
01 October 2018
Prof Keith Alexander and his team have been working on a simple and cost effective design to help carers transfer patients.
24 September 2018
A/Prof Symons has industry and academic experience in structural and mechanical engineering, design and medical devices.
04 September 2018
The glucose measuring device will help in reducing specialist doctor visits, improve blood sugar levels and encourage continuous treatment for Type II diabetes patients.
28 August 2018
Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage.
26 August 2018
The Department of ME welcomes Prof Debbie Munro as a new Staff member
12 July 2018
The Department of Mechanical Engineering was pleased to open its doors to the new labs and research areas to the public.
11 May 2018
In just 54 hours teams were formed, ideas were generated and pitches perfected. In some cases, apps even created!
06 May 2018
Mechanical Engineering’s Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase has been awarded a 2018 University of Auckland Research Excellence Medal, which he can now add to his 2017 University of Canterbury Research Medal.
18 April 2018
New Zealand's first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates have received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies.
16 March 2018
The University of Canterbury Eco-marathon team is again coming home from Singapore triumphant, after beating more than 100 teams from 21 countries at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 event.
11 March 2018
The UC Eco-marathon team wins the Innovation Award at the Singapore contest
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