Engineering


Matthew Cowan, Parliament

07 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) Engineering Senior Lecturer Dr Matthew Cowan was at the Beehive last week presenting to MPs as part of the Speaker’s Science Forum 2020.


Computer science tech week

05 August 2020

Children became ‘pixel maniacs’ at Tūranga Central Library when University of Canterbury (UC) students explained how photos are made on a digital device.


WiE CAN

28 July 2020

In January next year, 60 Year 13 students from across Aotearoa New Zealand will discover the career opportunities engineering has to offer women when they attend a hands-on programme run by the University of Canterbury (UC).


Is robot abuse immoral

27 July 2020

In a new study, University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have found that participants considered abusive behaviour towards a robot just as immoral as abusive behaviour towards a human.


Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships

25 June 2020

Being awarded a scholarship to study forestry at the University of Canterbury (UC) has brought more than financial benefits for first year student Anna Manning.


Headgear

19 June 2020

While concussion is a recognised problem in contact sports like rugby, it is generally accepted that wearing padded headgear does little to mitigate the risk. Collaborative research at the University of Canterbury is now putting that to the test, with an innovative prototype set to be trialled by young rugby players next year.


Chase ventilator

20 May 2020

A simple, low-cost technology developed by University of Canterbury (UC) engineers could save thousands of patients’ lives around the world by doubling the capacity of ventilators in hospital intensive care units, boosting their capacity to treat surges of Covid-19 patients during outbreaks.


EuanMason

11 May 2020

Congratulations go to Professor Euan Mason who has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Foresters in the UK.


Human-Robot Interaction

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.


Shayne Gooch

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.