Governor-General visits Science and Engineering

We welcomed The Governor-General Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae to campus on Wednesday afternoon to check out UC’s latest science and engineering research.

The visit was an opportunity for Sir Jerry to see UC’s research in action and to meet students and academics.

The programme showcased research from the School of Biological Sciences, The Human Interface Technology Laboratory (HIT Lab NZ) and the finalists from UC’s Thesis in Three competition.

Sir Jerry is welcomed by a group, including Chancellor Dr John Wood.
Sir Jerry is welcomed to UC by a group, including Chancellor Dr John Wood.
Sir Jerry is welcomed by UCSA Student Executive members.
Sir Jerry meets UCSA Student Executive members.
Professor John Harding explains how freshwater bugs are impacted by sediment across Canterbury.
Professor Jon Harding explains how freshwater bugs are impacted by sediment across Canterbury.
Sir Jerry meets Thesis in Three competition winners and then listens to their presentations.
Sir Jerry meets Thesis in Three competition winners.
Enjoying Thesis in Three presentations with Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.
Enjoying Thesis in Three presentations with Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.
Sir Jerry experiences mobile augmented reality in action through a comic book that comes to life.
Sir Jerry experiences mobile augmented reality in action through a comic book that comes to life.
Sir Jerry interacts with robots at the Human Interface Technology Laboratory.
Sir Jerry interacts with robots at the Human Interface Technology Laboratory.
Checking out UC Motorsport's Formula SAE car.
Sir Jerry checking out UC Motorsport’s Formula SAE car.