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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.


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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.


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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.


IUTAM 2018 discussion

12 February 2018

The highly successful International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics (IUTAM) Symposium, brought together experts from 18 nations presenting cutting edge research on fluid mechanics.


Dan Zhao

29 January 2018

The Department welcomes Associate Professor Dan Zhao as a new staff member.


Giuseppe Loporcaro

24 January 2018

An award-winning, pioneering technique for assessing earthquake damage to steel in buildings or bridges will allow engineers to give faster, more reliable information to engineers, with tangible flow-on results for insurers and building owners.


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22 January 2018

In the first UC Connect public lecture of 2018, NASA engineer Tim Atkins' multi-media lecture will present an overview of NASA’s vision of landing humans on Mars; building the Space Launch System (SLS), the world’s most powerful rocket; and the array of disciplines and careers needed to support this mission.


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05 January 2018

Two University of Canterbury academics have come up with original technology to create high-performance heat exchangers, which could be a game changer in design and efficiency.


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22 November 2017

As artist Len Lye’s legend grows both internationally and domestically, a new book of critical essays shines light on the life, career and art of the outstanding New Zealand-born artist.


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20 October 2017

A team of three University of Canterbury mechanical engineering students has won the prestigious international Warman Design & Build Competition held in Sydney last week, competing against thousands of students.


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17 October 2017

Our team of three 1st Year professional students won the prestigious Australasian Weir Warman competition held in Sydney. The University of Canterbury and team greatly appreciate the sponsorship of Weir Warman and Engineers Australia.


Dr Geoffrey Rodgers

11 October 2017

Geoff was awarded for developing new technology for earthquake-safe buildings less likely to require repair after large earthquakes.


Geoff Rodgers

11 October 2017

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Geoff Rodgers has received a prestigious award for developing new technology for earthquake-safe buildings less likely to require repair after large earthquakes.


Staff of the Year 2017_Sid Becker and Julian Murphy

17 September 2017

Students nominated Dr Sid Becker for the Lecturer of the Year and Julian Murphy for the Technician of the Year at the 2017 UC Staff of the Year Awards.


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08 August 2017

A University of Canterbury academic whose pioneering work has real-world impact that ranges from intensive care medicine for babies to earthquake engineering has won the University of Canterbury 2017 Research Medal.


Stewart Dowding

28 July 2017

The University of Canterbury and IBM Research are bringing together their collaborative brain power to develop better computer modelling for the human brain in a new joint study agreement.


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28 April 2017

Research on early detection of wear and tear of hip joint implants is set to make significant new progress.


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21 March 2017

A little red, fully recyclable eco-car designed and built by University of Canterbury students has won a major international design excellence award in New Zealand’s first entry into the competition.


Famous family engineers the future at UC

11 January 2017

Three generations of the McConnell family share more than just a last name - they all studied at the University of Canterbury, with a strong passion for engineering.


UC race car

15 December 2016

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) 4WD electric race car in action on the track in Melbourne.


Ancient meets hi-tech as UC 3D-prints antiquities

03 August 2016

The University of Canterbury is using modern 3D-printing technology to preserve and study rare classical antiquities, many dating back more than three millennia.


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