News archive 2015

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29 July 2015

UC has sold its stake in Canterbury Seismic Instruments Limited to local technology advisory and investment company Aoraki Partners.

Prize for Canterbury student's drone innovation

24 July 2015

UC engineering student Scott Spooner's entry in the prestigious 'C-Prize UAV Challenge' has been recognised as the most innovative entry across New Zealand.

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23 July 2015

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism.

UC student working with top Android designer

22 July 2015

A HIT Lab NZ student's exploratory research of human-robot interaction could have an impact on the selection of service robots in households of the future.

UC academics to lead new Swiss Turing Centre

21 July 2015

In the wake of the recent blockbuster The Imitation Game about Alan Turing, Christchurch has acquired a new Turing-inspired connection with Europe.

 Facial scrubs threaten health and environment

20 July 2015

Dr Sally Gaw will discuss the impact of microplastics on the environment at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) at 7pm on Wednesday 22 July.

Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders

20 July 2015

Two UC researchers' insights about two species of spider that feed preferentially on mosquitoes have been published in the Journal of Arachnology in America.

Collaboration between engineers and architects

15 July 2015

Respected design engineer, Alastair Cattanach will discuss the benefits of collaboration between engineers and architects at a free public lecture at UC on 31 July.

Positive thoughts potentially dangerous

14 July 2015

Positive images of the Christchurch recovery are a "time travel dream machine", but more distracting than negative ones, according to UC research findings.

Canterbury 'Bee Team' helps typhoon victims

13 July 2015

Five UC students have returned from the Philippines after helping a poor community of 2,280 people establish hives of stingless bees to aid the community's recovery.

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