Engineering


FORSOC_Plaque

21 October 2020

The tōtara and plaque were presented by FORSOC to commemorate 50 years of forestry education.


Assoc Prof Aaron Marshall

16 October 2020

Two University of Canterbury engineering innovations were among the 12 finalists selected for the eighth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards held last night.


Michael Plank

12 October 2020

A new article from the New York Times discusses how New Zealand has stamped out the COVID19 virus for a second time. They spoke to University of Canterbury Engineering Professor Michael Plank who said, “We need to be really careful not to let our guard down. We think we’ve got a high chance now that we’ve eliminated community transmission of the virus. But that doesn’t mean it won’t come back.”


QuakeCoRE

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.


Richard Green

01 October 2020

Announced today, a group of international scientists from New Zealand and Singapore is collaborating on a three-year project, funded by MBIE, to use data science and remote sensing to automatically model and analyse tree species and their interactions with environment.


Elena Moltchanova, Christoph Bartneck

01 October 2020

Would you trust your life to an autonomous vehicle? Do you understand how it will respond in dangerous situations? Are you willing to get in without knowing the risks?


Richard Lobb

30 September 2020

A Computer Science lecturer who developed an innovative open-source teaching tool that has taken off around the world has won the University of Canterbury’s highest award for tertiary teaching excellence.


Alessandro Palermo, Cain Stratford, UC Engineering

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?


Minister Eugenie Sage and Dr Michael Jackson

24 September 2020

A long-term, novel solution to help New Zealand achieve its predator free ambitions is a step closer, thanks to $1.4 million in Department of Conservation (DOC) funding for University of Canterbury (UC) research.


Damage on Auckland Harbour Bridge

22 September 2020

University of Canterbury structural engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo talked to RNZ’s Kathryn Ryan about repairing the damage to the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the long term viability of the bridge.