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University of Canterbury stories

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Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre Welcomes New Head of Technology & Innovation
Tue, 15th Aug 2023
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Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre appoints Nathan Gardiner as Head of Technology and Innovation, bringing extensive AV and ICT experience.
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UC teams up with Microsoft, a collaboration for innovation
Mon, 24th Jul 2023
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University of Canterbury partners with Microsoft to advance student experience, research capabilities, and employability.
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Spire Global appoints Elizabeth Wylie as ANZ business development head
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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Elizabeth Wylie, PhD, appointed as ANZ Business Development Head at Spire, responsible for expanding sales operations & partnerships in Australia & NZ.
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Fabrum appoints Dr Ojas Mahapatra as CEO
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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Fabrum Solutions merges with AFCryo, appoints Dr Ojas Mahapatra as CEO for leading technology delivery. Exciting times ahead for the high calibre Fabrum team.
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Christchurch startup looks to fix voicemail headaches
Wed, 30th Oct 2019
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Kiwi startup Vxt turns voicemail into text, curbing inbox angst for users with smart app.
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Govt & Canterbury Uni pour $7m into gaming research
Fri, 17th May 2019
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NZ's Uni of Canterbury invests £4.5m in 'immersive' gaming with govt aid.
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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
Fri, 12th Apr 2019
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NASA's release of the first photograph of a black hole has sparked media interest and proven the accuracy of decades of scientific work.
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Christchurch: The city & its graduates undergoing tech transformation
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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If there’s one city in New Zealand that has been in a constant state of transformation, Christchurch stands out - and it’s shaping graduates’ lives.
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Canterbury Uni researcher on a mission to advance rocket technology
Mon, 30th Jul 2018
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University of Canterbury researchers are using algorithms to predict fuel movement in rockets, making launches faster and cheaper.
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UC senior lecturer a finalist in Kiwi innovation awards
Sat, 2nd Jun 2018
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Dr Deborah Crittenden has been named as a finalist for her efforts in research behind an 'infinitely' rechargeable battery.
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Entries for global green city competition open
Mon, 14th May 2018
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Selva Ganapathy and Joyce Chen from the College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury, Christchurch were the APAC winners in 2017.
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New Zealand student uses milk protein to 3D-imprint cells that could possibly regrow limbs
Thu, 20th Jul 2017
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NZ student innovates with milk to 3D print cell patterns, paving the way for limb regeneration.
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University of Canterbury becomes VR hub for New Zealand's next generation
Mon, 16th May 2016
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The University of Canterbury has been named a founding site for the Crytek VR First initiative, bringing virtual reality technology to its students.
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University of Canterbury embraces cloud computing and big data
Mon, 2nd May 2016
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The University of Canterbury has pulled off an Australasian first and is using cloud infrastructure and big data analytics to empower teachers.
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University of Canterbury hosts future tech event for Kiwi students
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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The University of Canterbury is hosting a week-long camp for Kiwi students interested in robotics and renewable energy.
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Informal learning opportunities abundant during holidays
Mon, 11th Jan 2016
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Experts urge festive learning as holidays risk normative child education stagnation.
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Digitally archiving important as Canterbury earthquake anniversary approaches
Fri, 20th Feb 2015
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UoC Professor Paul Millar believes it’s never been more important to focus on preserving the record of what Canterbury went through.
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Humanoid robot helps Canterbury students answer some big questions
Mon, 2nd Feb 2015
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Canterbury students explore trust and social dynamics alongside humanoid robot Baxter, revolutionising future workspaces.
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Graduate develops website to connect researchers with participants
Thu, 29th Jan 2015
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Sam Jarman hopes the website will increase the number of participants involved in research projects, leading to more reliable and statistically sound results.
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Kiwi university student to provide Tonga with hybrid power
Mon, 12th Jan 2015
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Canterbury grad reshapes Tonga's future with innovative renewable energy system after cyclone devastation.
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Industry experts to discuss Christchurch's digital future
Wed, 26th Nov 2014
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Christchurch is unique in the world, combining the rollout of Ultra-Fast Broadband with the rebuilding of the city following its devastating earthquakes.
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University of Canterbury student to produce health and safety app
Thu, 13th Nov 2014
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Tablet based systems are at the forefront of the construction industry with regards to health and safety as well as pricing and work scoping.
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RESEND: Canterbury University gets funding to develop user-friendly wearable computers
Tue, 4th Nov 2014
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Two University of Canterbury researchers have received $870,000 in Marsden funding over three years to research how engineering and psychology coul.
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Educational game proves a win for social skills...
Mon, 15th Sep 2014
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Computer game improves social skills in children with ADHD, study shows. Educational games may be more effective than traditional approaches.