We are happy to announce that the HIT Lab NZ has joined the EPIC Project. Australia, Singapore and New Zealand are traditionally strong economic partners for Europe. The European-Pacific Partnership for ICT collaboration in research, develop-ment and inn..
Congratulations to Humayun Khan, who has passed his thesis for the Masters in Human Interface Technology (MHIT) program at the HIT Lab NZ. His thesis focused on improving users’ interaction with virtual worlds by enabling them to use their own han..
The HIT Lab NZ (hitlabnz.org) at UC will be hosting the June monthly meeting of the Christchurch Game Developers Meetup (www.meetup.com/The-Christchurch-Game-Development-Meetup/). The event will take place on 15 June (Thursday) at the HIT Lab NZ in the Jo..
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..