Excellence in IT education recognised

23 October 2014 A University of Canterbury (UC) computer scientist has been awarded two awards at the inaugural New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards. (read article)

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Artificial Intelligence Research Lab

The AI research group is interested in a variety of research topics including, machine learning, artificial life, and evolutionary computation. Read more>>

Dependability Security Lab

Dependability Security Lab

We co-ordinate and support work in the areas of dependability, security and privacy, resiliency and survivability. Read more>>

Computer Science Unplugged

Computer Science Unplugged

CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around.. Read more>>

PlanetLab NZ

PlanetLab NZ

PlanetLab is the global experimental networking facility, designed for conducting cutting-edge research on current and future network technologies, such as Next Generation Networks (NGNs), Next Generation Internet (NGI), and Future Internet. Read more>>

Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group

Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group

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HCI & Multimedia Lab

HCI & Multimedia Lab

Our goal is to understand human-factors in computer use, and to use this knowledge to create interfaces that are faster to learn, more efficient to use, and more subjectively satisfying than the current state of the art. Read more>>

Computer Graphics and Image Processing

Computer Graphics and Image Processing

The goal of this research group is to contribute to the advancement of research in the following areas:

  • Real-time rendering algorithms
  • Biomedical image processing
  • Mobile 3D graphics algorithms

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Project Akaroa

Simulation Research Group

Akaroa2, the ongoing research project of the Simulation Research Group, is aimed at developing automated distributed simulation, for performance evaluation studies of modern multimedia telecommunication networks, by using the distributed computing power. Read more>>

‘UC has some of the best Computer Science and Mathematics departments in the country...’

Aaron Stockdill Studying towards a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science
Co-Founder, Web Designer and Programmer, Potato Softworks
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Improving Stroke Survivors Memory with Virtual Reality

2014-11-06 The Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group were interviewed by Radio New Zealand's National channel on their Marsden Fund research on improving the memory of stroke survivors with virtual reality.  Read more »

Second Place in Thesis In Three

2014-08-19 Congratulations to Jin Hong who was awarded Second Place in the "Thesis In Three" event for his presentation "Hide and Seek in Cybersecurity." Read more »

Best Student Paper Award

2014-7-10: Congratulations to Amir Shareghi Najar, Tanja Mitrovic and Bruce M. McLaren for winning the James Chen Best Student Paper Award at UMAP2014 for their paper "Adaptive support versus alternating worked examples and tutored problems: Which leads to better learning?"

Claude McCarthy Fellowship

2014-06-03: PhD student Jin B. Hong receives the Claude McCarthy Fellowship for conference travel, the 2014 Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence Scholarship and the student travel grant to attend the 44th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, in the USA.  Read more »

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