Spatial Engineering Research Centre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand
Postgraduate Scholarships

SERC Postgraduate Scholarship opportunities

SERC has various opportunities to engage with  industrial clients in postgraduate research. UAV technology is a major theme in the current list of projects.

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UAV in Antarctica

Precise Time Data Logger

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Final year students working on an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle on autopilot

The Antarctic sea ice from a SERC instrument package

Postgraduate Scholarships

SERC Capabilities

New datasheets up for the SERC aerial mapping package, precise time data logger, and POINT navigation processing software.

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The Spatial Engineering Research Centre and Wireless Research Centre (WRC) is collaborating with Chris Muller, a doctoral student from Massey University

April 2017

Chris is working on the development of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs) for tracking and monitoring wildlife.


Evolocity - high school electric vehicle event supported by UC SERC

November 2016

On Sunday the 27th November, the ultimate event for electric vehicles was held at Agriculture Park Addington, Christchurch.

UC in NZ's first autonomous e-vehicle trial

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.

UAV Forum

This forum is your opportunity to be involved and informed, discussing your problems and learning about recent advances in the UAV industry. Hosted by the Spatial Engineering Research Centre, this forum gives you a connection to recent research and development activity.

Applications open

Applicants are invited for the following Master's Degree projects at UC's College of Engineering.

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