15 November 2016
On the 15th of November 2016 Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) and Wireless Research Centre (WRC) exhibited at the Singularity University New Zealand Summit at Horncastle arena Christchurch.
01 November 2016
The Spatial Engineering Research Centre and Wireless Research Centre (WRC) is collaborating with Chris Muller, a doctoral student from Massey University.
04 October 2016
The University of Canterbury's hi-tech researchers are playing a vital part in trialling New Zealand's first fully autonomous electric vehicle.
15 January 2016
WRC is hosting Professor Ryuji Kohno and colleagues from Yokohama National University this week and next. The visitors are here to work collaboratively on the use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs) for search and rescue in large-scale emergencies such as earthquakes and tsunamis.
24 November 2015
Lockheed Martin visited the Spatial Engineering Research Centre, the Wireless Research Centre, Human Interface Technology Laboratory and the Rocketry group.
25 September 2012
During the later months of 2012 the SERC will be commissioning its new FLIR thermal imaging camera and geo referencing system. This will allow the research centre to capture aerial thermal images in the far infrared spectrum.
08 August 2012
As in previous years, the SERC set a task for the mechanical engineering final year students, and this time it was to commission an auto pilot system in the large Unmanned Aerial Vehicle “Toroa”, for use in aerial photography.
23 July 2012
Two students from the French engineering school CESI, came to SERC during June to September 2012 as their industrial mission abroad. They helped with research projects within SERC as well as collaborated with Gateway Antarctica. During their time in New Zealand, they also found time to see some of the country, and use their contact with locals to improve their spoken English.
30 June 2012
In June 2012, the SERC was approached by a High School student, Nathan James, wanting to use some RFID technology for his science fair project.
27 October 2011
SERC teaches course in the Master in Geospatial Information Science degree.