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Mind blowing innovation – Techweek 19 talks

Curious minds, this is for you: an evening of (free!) talks by UC staff and students about innovation that is doing good for the world – 23 May from 5pm in the basement of Rehua building.

Be inspired by amazing research that is making a difference out there in the world – from citizen science with crabeater seals, to (potentially crime-solving) forensic brainwave analysis, and bringing back extinct species using ancient DNA cloning, plus more!

Choose 3 talks of 30 minutes each: see the full programme and register here.

Global Immersion Program

The UC Centre for Entrepreneurship is currently searching for 3 students to attend a 10-day leadership development and innovation programme in Chengdu, China, 20-29 January 2019.

The Programme is a blend of innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential leadership.

There are site visits, workshops and panel discussions as well as cultural experiences, coaching, and experiential leadership sessions.

Deadline for applications is Sunday 21st October.

For more information and to apply click here>

Innovation which is good for the world – UC research showcased on campus for Techweek’18

One of the most exciting challenges faced by society is developing technology and innovation which is ‘good for the world’.

Our researchers at UC are leading projects that promise to be a part of our extraordinary future. On Wednesday 23 May, 5pm to 8pm discover some of UC’s most innovative research at a showcase of presentations and displays as part of Techweek’18.

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Three important areas where our people are making a difference are explored:
1.Environmental sustainability
2.Urban Form and wellbeing
3. The new digital society

Find the full list of presentations and register here>