27 June 2022
The University of Canterbury is leading a research collaboration to track Moon-orbiting spacecraft, with assistance from NASA’s CAPSTONE mission.
03 June 2022
Emboldening engineers and others to think differently to solve wicked ‘unsolvable’ problems is the focus of the University of Canterbury’s two Transition Engineering micro-credentials supported by the EPECentre and Transition HQ.
30 May 2022
This year’s Aruhiko | Power Engineering Excellent Trust Scholarship winners were welcomed during our annual PEET Scholars Welcome event earlier this month.
26 May 2022
The Electric Power Engineering Centre is pleased to welcome Dr Hamish Avery as their new director.
29 April 2022
An industry-academia research partnership could help offer solutions to reduce the carbon footprint of the freight transport industry.
01 March 2022
A University of Canterbury PhD candidate is fast tracking the commercialisation of a wine testing device with help from the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Programme.
28 February 2022
Satellites are increasingly being released beyond our atmosphere, but what happens if we lose communication with a satellite and can’t see it to understand why? University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Associate Professor Stephen Weddell says this poses a threat to the very communication technologies we use every day.
23 December 2021
Electrification of Aircraft Systems for the Nacelle cowl NExt generation Opening System (NNEOS) project
14 December 2021
Swire Shipping has commissioned the EPECentre to research the carbon footprint of freight transport in New Zealand.
03 November 2021
Seaweed-based plasterboard, an app to help young people navigate sex and relationships, and a system to make houses safer in an earthquake are some of the innovative University of Canterbury projects to win a funding boost this week.
28 September 2021
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel learned about aerial firefighting and toured a virtual reality hospital during a hands-on visit to the University of Canterbury.
07 September 2021
Ten University of Canterbury research projects tackling the big issues have been green-lit with funding worth $23 million.
16 July 2021
Housed in a custom-made box under protective yellow light at the University of Canterbury’s Nanolab is a new world-leading Nanoscribe 3D printer.
24 June 2021
New Zealand’s dairy factories could be the big winners from a proposed new electromagnetic detection and imaging method aimed at boosting food safety systems. Working to develop the super-sensing method is a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Canterbury, Lincoln Agritech, University of Auckland and FoodSouth, along with international collaborators in Australia and the UK.
09 June 2021
Research into the electrodes used in flow batteries at the University of Canterbury (UC) has the potential to help create cheaper, longer-life batteries for more renewable energy storage.
24 February 2021
A University of Canterbury engineering project has helped to develop the first prototype of a portable power unit to help deploy more effective mobile radio transmitters into emergency situations for the Red Cross.
06 November 2020
John Outram presented a paper at the 9th International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA), a virtual conference in Glasgow, UK, with Josh Schipper and Radnya Mukhedkar (EPECentre) on modelling the power output of a wave energy converter (WEC).
16 September 2020
University of Canterbury Engineering Professor Neville Watson is leading a seven-year project to ensure modern renewable energy can be integrated into the country’s century-old electrical grid to future-proof the power supply and benefit every New Zealander.
26 August 2020
Studying how tiny amounts of liquid move through precisely engineered soft plastic chips is an exciting new field for scientists, particularly when applied to molecular and cell biology. In a science-meets-art twist, University of Canterbury researchers are now also unlocking the aesthetic potential of microfluidics, turning petite research aides into micro masterpieces.
27 May 2020
Master of Applied Data Science student, Jiaqi Cheng, has developed a computational tool that supports the development of Smart Electrodes.
08 May 2020
An expert international consortium, including University of Canterbury researchers, has written the first textbook on Human-Robot Interaction to be published by Cambridge University Press in May 2020.
05 May 2020
The University of Canterbury’s College of Engineering is offering a new opportunity that fast-tracks entry into a professional engineering degree, especially tailored for technically skilled workers whose jobs may have been impacted by the pandemic.
01 May 2020
University of Canterbury Mechanical Engineering experts are among the Kiwi innovators battling against COVID-19.
20 April 2020
Publications on uptake of Variable Renewable Energy whilst maintaining the security of the power system
17 April 2020
Electrical and Engineering student, Janariah Ahmad Reza, has developed a tool that calculates the optimal panel tilt angle of a solar PV installation depending on climate and location.
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