Wireless Research Centre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Welcome to the Wireless Research Centre

The Wireless Research Centre (WRC) of the College of Engineering, is a key research theme focusing on wireless communications. We join together leading academic researchers from around the world, technology and communication based companies, students and Government to undertake ground breaking research in the field of wireless communication.


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Vibration-based Energy Harvesting for Wireless SensorsĀ used in Machine Condition Monitoring

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Tait Communications Research Scholarship

The scholarships support full-time study for a Master's or PhD degree. Preference will be given to applicants undertaking relevant research in conjunction with the Wireless Research Centre.

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News and Announcements

The Spatial Engineering Research Centre and Wireless Research Centre (WRC) is collaborating with Chris Muller, a doctoral student from Massey University.

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Vising Japanese Search and Rescue Drone Experts on Campus

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SERC & WRC attend the Singularity University New Zealand Summit

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Senior Research Engineer Wins Visiting Fellowship of the New Zealand Centre at Peking University

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Lockheed Martin visits SERC and WRC

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UC in NZ's first autonomous e-vehicle trial

The University of Canterbury's hi-tech researchers are playing a vital part in trialling New Zealand's first fully autonomous electric vehicle.

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WRC student receives best poster award in AusCTW 2016

Mr Tri Pham, a PhD student in WRC, received the best poster award in the 2016 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW) held at Monash University, Melbourne. AusCTW brings together researchers and post-graduate students in telecommunication for two and a half days of technical presentations and networking. Students are to submit their original and unpublished research contributions in the form of papers, which are subjected to peer reviewing process. If accepted, students present their works in the form of technical posters. Tri's poster in designing advanced receiver for 4G-LTE network was awarded the best poster based on its technical contribution and clarity. Tri was also awarded the travel grant for traveling to the AusCTW 2016 and the 2016 Australian Information Theory School (AusITS).


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