University of Canterbury - Latest News [Page 1]

Teaching graduate’s photo predicts her future

Friday, 9 December 2016, 12:54 pm | University of Canterbury

The first person in her family to earn a tertiary qualification, Nina Vailu’u will graduate in the University of Canterbury (UC) graduation ceremony for the College of Education, Health and Human Development on Wednesday, 14 December. More >>

Starter for 10: UC aims to retake University Challenge

Monday, 5 December 2016, 11:25 am | University of Canterbury

A team of University of Canterbury students is using education, experience and exceptional brain power in the quest to retake New Zealand academia's top trivia title in the TV quiz show University Challenge . More >>

UC student wins PM’s Pacific Youth leadership award

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:37 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) student has been recognised for his inspiring leadership at the 2016 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards held at Parliament yesterday. More >>

Student entrepreneur crowdfunds yak-wool clothing

Monday, 28 November 2016, 3:38 pm | University of Canterbury

It’s not a typical next move for a freshly graduated engineer to take on the highly competitive clothing industry. More >>

UC Pro-Vice-Chancellor wins geospatial award

Friday, 25 November 2016, 3:55 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s College of Science Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Wendy Lawson has received national recognition for her longstanding commitment to growing the geospatial sector in New Zealand, advocacy and partnership building. More >>

UC academic awarded for biomolecular imaging work

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:05 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Professor Rick Millane has been awarded the TK Sidey Medal by the Royal Society of New Zealand for his contributions to methods for imaging biological molecules. University of Canterbury PhD student Michelle Goodman also ... More >>

UC Māori research group wins excellence award

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 2:08 pm | University of Canterbury

An innovative Māori research group at the University of Canterbury has won a national award for education research excellence. The New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) has presented the 2016 NZARE Group Award to UC’s Te Rū Rangahau: ... More >>

UC geologists survey fault traces, rescue lamb

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:20 am | University of Canterbury

Staff and doctoral students from the University of Canterbury’s Department of Geological Sciences have been carrying out reconnaissance investigations of the surface faulting from the 14 November M7.8 Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

UC Honorary Doctorate for NZ author-artist

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:06 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand children’s author, illustrator and educator Gavin Bishop, ONZM, will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater at the University of Canterbury’s Education, Health and Human Development graduation ceremony on Wednesday 14 December. More >>

Tsunami threat real in 7.8 quake and aftershocks

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:55 pm | University of Canterbury

Following the ongoing earthquake sequence in North Canterbury that began at 12.02am on Monday 14 November, there is confirmation of tsunami occurring along the Canterbury coastline, impacting Kaikoura, Pegasus Bay and Banks Peninsula. More >>

‘Masters of Disaster’ to study resilience in Japan

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:00 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury disaster research students have been selected by the Japanese Embassy for a disaster resilience study tour of Japan in early December. More >>

UC experts in unified response to quake

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 9:49 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury quake experts are contributing to the large science and research response to the 7.5m earthquake both in north Canterbury and Wellington to better understand what has happened and why. More >>

Award-winning US percussionist to join UC Music

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:00 pm | University of Canterbury

It’s an exciting time for Canterbury music enthusiasts and performers as the University of Canterbury announces it has appointed the award-winning American percussionist Dr Justin DeHart as the new Senior Lecturer of Performance in the School of Music. More >>

1960s crèche founders pioneered campus childcare

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 1:55 pm | University of Canterbury

‘Babysitting services wanted’ was the advertisement placed in The Press in 1968 by young mother Susan Wauchop, who had enrolled at the University of Canterbury determined to complete her Bachelor of Arts degree. Back then there were no campus childcare ... More >>

University of Canterbury snares 10% of Marsden Funding

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 2:00 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have snared almost 10 per cent of the Marsden Fund research grants announced today. More >>

New pathway to teaching

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:43 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury’s (UC) Master of Teaching and Learning is fast developing a reputation for excellence and innovation. More >>

Protection against unfair competition focus of new book

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 1:53 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Law lecturer Dr Christian Riffel’s first published book explores the subject of unfair competition, what international protections exist and the enforcement role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). More >>

Sustainable agriculture — getting more for less

Friday, 21 October 2016, 1:53 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) research shows that timing could be everything when it comes to getting the best results out of fertilisers in the dairy industry. More >>

UC academic wins award for forestry research

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 5:05 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury academic has been recognised for his important contribution to the forestry industry, winning the award for his international quality science research at the 2016 Forest Science Awards. More >>

New book - New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 1:06 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history sets out to inform current debate about the sustainable use of New Zealand’s fresh water by exploring the history of our often conflicted relationship with our rivers. More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news