Jürgen Brandstetter successfully defended his dissertation today in his PhD oral examination. Heartiest congratulations! Here’s the abstract of this dissertation: Until now, the HRI community generated a lot of knowledge on how one robot af..
We are proud of our latest PhD graduate: Eduardo Benitez Sandoval! His thesis “Reciprocity in human robot interaction” has been a true success and chapters of his thesis have been published at the International Journal on Social Robotics as well a..
Our heartiest congratulations to Qi Min Ser, who recently completed her Masters in Human Interface Technology at the HIT Lab NZ. Her thesis focused on the redesign of a speech and language database (LaBB-CAT) and its associated app (ElicitSpeech), a web..
The Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, NZ has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher. This three-year position will focus on the design, implementation, evaluation, and depl..
We have a summer research scholarship available for a University of Canterbury student. Check out the project description and please consider applying.
We are looking for a new PhD student in Human-Robot Interaction. The application deadline is September 15th, 2016. Please consider applying.
For his PhD program, Harish Mandalika is collaborating with MARS Bioimaging, Ltd to develop advanced tools for interacting with data. Specifically, he is going beyond the mouse and keyboard to give medical professionals a novel, intuitive way to study vol..
The HIT Lab New Zealand would like to congratulate Yue Xiang on the successful completion of her Master of Human Interface Technology. Yue, we wish you all the best in your future endeavours and hope that you will continue to keep in contact with the HIT..
LEGO has been the world’s largest toy manufacturer for three years running. In 2015, the Danish company sold more than 72 billion bricks, according to the official LEGO Twitter feed — more than it would take to reach the moon. The renewed success of t..
Leading the way in next-generation virtual reality and motion capture technology, the Human-Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab NZ) at the University of Canterbury (UC) has been named a founding site for the Crytek VR First initiative. UC’s HIT Lab NZ is ..