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9th March

2017

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Drones to save lives

University of Canterbury researchers are developing drones that can aid search and rescue efforts in large scale emergency situations such as earthquakes, tsunamis and hurricanes. Alongside Japanese colleagues, they are working on the technologies that will enable swarms of drones to locate and potentially triage people buried in wreckage.

This is another fantastic example of some of the innovative solutions coming out of Christchurch and also helps to put some of our young, up and coming talent on the map nationally and globally.

To find out more about their research, click here.

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