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University of Canterbury partners with Chinese university

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:17 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed an agreement with one of China’s top ranked research universities to collaborate on research and teaching. More >>

The moa ecology paradox

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:16 am | University of Canterbury

A new study about New Zealand’s extinct moa, involving acid baths and concrete mixers, by researchers from the University of Canterbury and Landcare Research, has revealed a surprising finding about their ability to disperse tree seeds. More >>

NZ’s first graduates in Global Humanitarian Engineering

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand's first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates has received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies. More >>

Kiwi scientists revolutionising x-ray scanning technology

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:32 pm | University of Canterbury

A project that is revolutionising the way x-ray technology will detect, diagnose and monitor many diseases, including cancer, has been awarded Gold Status for research excellence by MBIE. More >>

UC PhD student to work on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 9:15 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury doctoral researcher Emily Laing has been selected as a ‘talent’ to take part in UNLEASH, a global program for innovation, hosted in Singapore. More >>

Urbanisation and climate change may increase mosquitoes

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:14 am | University of Canterbury

Changes in climate and land use are bringing significant changes to mosquitoes’ habitats and life cycles, which may increase exotic, potentially disease-carrying, mosquitoes in New Zealand, University of Canterbury research has found. More >>

UC resurgence to exceed pre-quake levels

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:24 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as school leavers from around New Zealand head to the Christchurch campus. More >>

UC officially opens new School of Product Design

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:39 pm | University of Canterbury

The Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, Hon Dr Megan Woods opened the new Engineering school last night at an official celebration of the realisation of the School, which is part of UC’s College of Engineering. More >>

UC Eco-Marathon Team Wins the Innovation Award at Singapore

Friday, 16 March 2018, 12:10 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Eco-marathon team is again coming home from Singapore triumphant, after beating more than 100 teams from 21 countries at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 event. More >>

Fire on the University of Canterbury Dovedale campus

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 11:14 am | University of Canterbury

In the interests of accurate reporting of the fire on the University of Canterbury's Dovedale campus this morning, the University advises the following: More >>

Robots and racism research

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:59 pm | University of Canterbury

People have similar automatic biases towards darker-coloured robots as they do toward people with darker skin colour, new research from the University of Canterbury’s Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab NZ) and Psychology department shows. More >>

Reimagining sexuality and relationships education

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:23 am | University of Canterbury

What more can sexuality and relationships education become in an era of consumption and digital technologies? More >>

From UC to Helsinki: attending digital lectures in Finland

Monday, 5 March 2018, 10:24 am | University of Canterbury

In a joint teaching initiative between the University of Helsinki and the University of Canterbury, students from New Zealand and Finland are working together on assignments and lectures delivered via Facebook and a chat app. More >>

Antimicrobial research receives Gold status again

Friday, 2 March 2018, 2:17 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Advanced Energy and Material Lab (AEMSLab) has made leaps and bounds in their research in 2017, receiving MBIE’s Gold status rating for the second year in a row. More >>

UC student numbers increase for 2018

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 11:48 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s campus is buzzing with new students as 2018 enrolments increase across all five of its Colleges. More >>

UC Connect Public Lecture: Horror for the Faint-Hearted

Monday, 26 February 2018, 1:18 pm | University of Canterbury

In the upcoming UC Connect public lecture Horror for the Faint-Hearted , University of Canterbury (UC) English and Cultural Studies lecturer Dr Erin Harrington offers a funhouse ride through the pleasures and perils of the horror genre. She will explore ... More >>

Students create world-first 3D-printed titanium engine

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:06 pm | University of Canterbury

Kiwi students create world-first 3D-printed titanium engine for Eco-marathon car The world’s first 3D-printed titanium internal combustion engine, designed and built by a team of University of Canterbury students, was unveiled this morning. More >>

UC launches QuakeStudies 2.0

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:18 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC), which first launched its world-leading digital archive documenting the Canterbury earthquakes in 2012, has released its new, improved UC QuakeStudies research repository. More >>

First NZer elected to international bioinformatics society

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

UC mathematician first New Zealander to be elected to international bioinformatics society Distinguished Professor Mike Steel has been elected as a distinguished Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). Dist Prof Steel’s ... More >>

Scientists trial first multimedia whale trap in the Ross Sea

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 9:49 am | University of Canterbury

A research team from the University of Canterbury has just returned from an Antarctic expedition to find out more about the secret lives of whales, specifically Type-C killer whales. More >>



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