University Of Canterbury Research

The UC Research Repository collects, stores and makes available original research from postgraduate students, researchers and academics based at the University of Canterbury.

Biomathematics Research Centre

  • The Biomathematics Research Centre was set up in 1996 to promote Biomathematics and Biostatistics within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Biomolecular Interaction Centre

  • The Biomolecular Interaction Centre (BIC) is a multi-disciplinary research centre dedicated to the study of molecular interactions critical to biological function.

Centre for Bioengineering

  • The Centre for Bioengineering aims to be an internationally recognised interdisciplinary research centre of excellence…

Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring

  • We provide high quality entrance testing, value-added assessments and surveys for New Zealand schools…

Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety

  • The Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety (INBI) aims to contribute to the increased understanding and…

Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Marine Ecology

  • A partnership approach to training students by the NIWA and the School of Biological Sciences, UC, lead to the formation of the CEAME

Electric Power Engineering CentreThe EPE

  • Centre works to encourage greater numbers of students into power engineering courses at UC, to establish stronger relationships between students and the industry…

Gateway Antarctica

  • Gateway Antarctica is the Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research at the University of Canterbury. The centre plays a leading role in national and international Antarctic research projects.

GeoHealth Laboratory

  • The GeoHealth Laboratory undertakes applied research in the areas of health geography, spatial epidemiology and Geographical Information Systems

Geospatial Research Institute

  • The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau provides a unique opportunity for all branches of the geospatial community to communicate and collaborate…

Human Interface Technology Lab NZ

  • The HIT Lab NZ / Hangarau Tangata, Tangata Hangarau is a dynamic, international, multidisciplinary environment, bringing together people with varying viewpoints…

Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies

  • The Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies (MBC) promotes and advances scholarship and understanding of the Pacific region.

National Centre for Research on Europe

  • The National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) is New Zealand’s only research centre devoted to the study of Europe and the European Union (EU)

New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies

  • The NZCHAS brings together scholars from the humanities and social sciences whose research is concerned with the conceptual and material treatment of nonhuman animals…

New Zealand Experimental Economics Laboratory

  • Every day, people and society are confronted by choices. Should you go to university or start a career? What should you do with your next dollar?

New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour

  • The New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour (NZILBB) is a multi-disciplinary centre dedicated to the study of human language

New Zealand South Asia Centre

  • The New Zealand South Asia Centre (NZSAC) at the University of Canterbury is designed to promote recognition and understanding of South Asian societies and cultures in New Zealand

Ngāi Tahu Research Centre

  • The Ngāi Tahu Research Centre (NTRC) was founded for the purpose of being a leader in indigenous scholarship and to provide a centre for the intellectual capital and development of Ngāi Tahu

Quake Centre

  • The Quake Centre is a dynamic partnership between the New Zealand Government, the University of Canterbury, and several leading industry groups, all working together in the engineering sector to provide world-class knowledge …


  • QuakeCoRE is transforming the earthquake resilience of communities and societies, through innovative world‐class research, human capability development, and deep national and international collaborations.

Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research

  • We help individuals with swallowing and communication disorders recover function or improve sufficiently to gain the best possible quality of life

Spatial Engineering Research Centre

  • The Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) is an academic research centre hosted by the University of Cantebury’s College of Engineering, and based in John Britten, the national ICT Innovation Institute. 

The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

  • The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology is a national network of top New Zealand materials scientists. Materials science underpins high-tech manufacturing. The institute enables materials scientists to collaborate between disciplines and across institutions to push the frontiers of materials science.

Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management

  • The Waterways Centre is a joint initiative between the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University. It is a centre for both research and education.

Wireless Research Centre

  • The Wireless Research Centre (WRC) is one of the University of Canterbury’s leading industry-facing research centres and exists to support industry to pave the way for the next generation of products…

Wood Technology Research Centre

  • The Wood Technology Research Centre at the University of Canterbury was fully established at the end of 1996 as a means of information exchange among staff engaged in wood-related research…