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UC retains ranking in top three percent of universities

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:28 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has retained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world. More >>

Student wins Sir Peter Blake youth ambassador scholarship

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:25 am | University of Canterbury

September 14, 2014 A University of Canterbury honours mechatronics engineering graduate Angus Watson will use a Sir Peter Blake youth ambassador scholarship to live in the Antarctic for six weeks later this year to collate energy data important to the future ... More >>

How homeless people use their cellphones

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is investigating how homeless or rough-sleeping young people use their mobile phones on the streets. More >>

IPENZ head to give lecture at University of Canterbury

Friday, 12 September 2014, 12:55 pm | University of Canterbury

IPENZ head to give public lecture at the University of Canterbury September 12 2014 Dr Kevin Thompson, the president of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ), will give the University of Canterbury’s annual Hopkins lecture ... More >>

Project aims to help NZers with hearing problems

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:52 pm | University of Canterbury

A major University of Canterbury research project, which today received a $1 million Government funding boost, aims to help many of the 500,000 New Zealanders who are deaf and have hearing problems. More >>

Canterbury and New Zealand taking the lead

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:25 pm | University of Canterbury

Canterbury and New Zealand taking the lead with 3D colour scanner to help reduce diseases More >>

Leading international tourism expert wins research medal

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 10:12 am | University of Canterbury

Professor Michael Hall, a leading international sustainability and tourism researcher, has won the University of Canterbury’s annual Research Medal. More >>

Parents needed for survey into NZ children’s first words

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 10:58 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury research project has surveyed more than 1300 parents to help provide the first comprehensive study on early language development in New Zealand. More >>

Research aims to further improve health and safety in NZ

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:35 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury project is seeking to find out why health and safety on New Zealand construction sites is improving and how improvements can be maintained. More >>

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 9:31 am | University of Canterbury

A super large moon tonight may produce some post-quake flooding in low lying parts of Christchurch. More >>

Track testing for international competition begins

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:25 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury car begins track testing for international competition September 8, 2014 The University of Canterbury’s 2014 engineering car has begun track testing in preparation for the international university design, build and race car competition ... More >>

Study looks at trustworthiness and support of politicians

Monday, 8 September 2014, 9:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury marketing study has looked at what impact the Thatcher Effect has on perceptions of trustworthiness and liking of New Zealand politicians leading up to the 2014 general election. More >>

UC Researcher Seeking to Mitigate Flooding Damage to Tokyo

Sunday, 7 September 2014, 9:15 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury geography researcher Dr Christopher Gomez is investigating river flooding problems and potential solutions for Tokyo city, which is more than eight times the population of New Zealand. More >>

Research: People who use wheelchairs included in rebuild?

Friday, 5 September 2014, 12:35 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury PhD student is looking into whether people who use wheelchairs have felt included in the Canterbury rebuild and recovery in the three years since the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. More >>

Project looking at harnessing methane from tannery waste

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 11:51 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury research project is looking at the possibility of harnessing methane from New Zealand tannery waste so it can become a source of renewable energy. More >>

Successful Platform Arts Festival is back

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:49 pm | University of Canterbury

Image from Talk Back, courtesy of Ella Duncan, Jon Jeet, Elizabeth Ashby . September 4, 2014 More >>

App to monitor children’s speech expected on the market soon

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 11:02 am | University of Canterbury

An app developed by a University of Canterbury student to help parents monitor the speech, language and communication development of their children is expected to be on the market soon. The app, Childchat, will assist parents who want to compare their ... More >>

University of Canterbury to help with forestry safety

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:23 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is to launch a new research project to make sure New Zealand’s new forestry roads are safe and are established with minimal environmental impact. More >>

Project looking at car parking buildings and fires

Monday, 1 September 2014, 9:30 am | University of Canterbury

The potential for a fire to spread through a multi-storey car parking building is largely dependent on how many cars are parked in the building, the size of the vehicles and the way they are distributed at any given time. More >>

University economics team studying workers’ comparing wages

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:13 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury economics research team is looking at fairness of the job assignments and whether workers are sensitive to the wages of their co-workers. More >>

 

 

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