Robots and Racism, in the news again

The HIT Lab study on “Robots and Racism” is getting viral international news coverage. The evidence that people perceive humanoid robots as having a “race”, and that societal biases about race affect how robots are perceived, is ge..

Director of HIT Lab NZ Appointed

Tēnā koutou katoa! We are excited to announce that Rob Lindeman has been appointed as the Director of the HIT Lab NZ, effective immediately. For a period of more than three years Ken Beckman (former Director) and Rob Lindeman collaborated to provide the..

Join Our Team!

The HIT Lab NZ is hiring a Centre Manager to help support day-to-day Lab processes and people. If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, you will find more information by entering the Job ID 6751 at: https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz

Kenneth (Ken) Beckman

The HIT Lab NZ lost one of its main rudders this week. HIT Lab NZ Director Ken Beckman passed away suddenly on 12 November 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Ken lived for 11 years in the Pacific Islands..

HIT Lab NZ Open Day

The HIT Lab NZ will be hosting an Open Day on Wednesday, 21 November 2018. You’ll be able to see and experience demos of our latest projects, and chat with the researchers who are doing the work. Come and have a look at what we’re doing in: Vi..