Front line rugby research: Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

  Rugby mouth guards fitted with sensors that measure the impact of collisions on the brain, laboratory-based human-head-shaped test dummies, and MRI scanning and in-depth neurological testing.     All these latest-technology measures are part of a new Canterbury Medical Research Foundation-funded study aimed at solving a simple, real-world problem– how to minimise harm from […]

Southern Clinical Trials Group

Advancing medical knowledge: Southern Clinical Trials Group

With a strong interest in bringing new therapies to New Zealand, Southern Clinical Trials Group is excited about its relocation to the stylish new Forté 2 building, centrally located adjacent to the Forté Hospital at 132 Peterborough Street. This purpose-built medical facility enables the group to continue its valuable contribution to advancing medical knowledge and […]

University of Canterbury Infrastructure Engineering Programme

Infrastructural Investment Funding: University of Canterbury lands well-deserved funding towards earthquake resilience

It’s safe to say that Christchurch has been leading the way when it comes to earthquake research, as we become determined to be an infrastructural world leader. Now a University of Canterbury infrastructure engineering programme has been awarded $12 million investment funding from the MBIE Partnerships Scheme for a project titled ‘Infrastructure Systems Engineered for […]

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

The powerful virtues of Medical Research: pioneering the future at Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

To a large extent, the longer life expectancy we enjoy owes to pioneers of modern medicine in our midst. Canterbury Medical Research Foundation is one of eight research organisations playing this vital role in New Zealand. It is second only to Auckland in size. Focused on transitional science, to identify a very clear nexus between […]