Centre for Bioengineering - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Welcome to the Centre for Bioengineering

The Centre for Bioengineering aims to be an internationally recognised interdisciplinary research centre of excellence, dedicated to servicing the biotech/bioengineering industry in New Zealand and throughout the world. The main goal of the Centre is to facilitate a link between academic research in fundamental science/engineering and the medical industry.


BioMATE - Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

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Postgraduate research

Postgraduate research Opportunities

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Bioengineering team win Best Paper Award at the International Conference for Innovation in Biomedical Engineering and Life Sciences 2015

A co-authored paper produced by a joint team from UC, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Canterbury District Health Board and the University of Monash-Malaysia has won the Best Paper Award in Biomedical Science and Technology at the ICIBEL 2015 held in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The UC members of the team included Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Final Year Project students Felix Newberry, Don Kannangara and Sarah Howe, along with Postgraduate students Vinny Major and Daniel Redmond. The winning paper is entitled Iterative interpolative pressure reconstruction for improved respiratory mechanics estimation during asynchronous volume controlled ventilation. The award is great recognition for a significant research outcome from a Final Year Project group in conjunction with international project sponsors and collaborators.

Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence (Universities)

CONGRATULATIONS to our PhD student, Matt Signal, one of 3 University of Canterbury PhD students who were recipients of Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence (Universities). These awards (8 in total) support research projects that will benefit New Zealand, with an emphasis on projects with a practical application.

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