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UC Innovators winning ideas announced

Friday, 5 February 2016, 10:31 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Innovators’ Summer Start-Up Programme has culminated in the top ten teams presenting their projects to a panel of judges, coinciding with the official opening of the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship. More >>

Master’s internship gives competitive advantage

Monday, 1 February 2016, 4:59 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) student Meenal Pathak is already making a difference to cancer treatment times through her Master of Business Management (MBM) experience. As part of UC’s intensive MBM programme, Pathak undertook an 18-week internship ... More >>

U.S professors to teach geology, tectonics at Canterbury

Friday, 29 January 2016, 3:43 pm | University of Canterbury

Syracuse University Earth sciences professors Suzanne Baldwin and Paul Fitzgerald will be teaching and researching in Christchurch for the next three months, where there is “a great awareness of the active role that geology and tectonics plays ... More >>

World spotlight on Canterbury’s ADHD micronutrient research

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 11:57 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD graduate’s study on the treatment of ADHD has been published in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology and presented at prestigious international conferences, including ... More >>

UC students cycle the length of New Zealand for charity

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 11:31 am | University of Canterbury

Taking the longest bike ride of their lives, a dozen University of Canterbury students will ride the length of the country to raise awareness and funds for kiwi kids living in poverty. More >>

Scholar investigates future of touch-screen nanotechnology

Friday, 22 January 2016, 12:09 pm | University of Canterbury

Ever wondered how touch screens work? Part of the answer lies in transparent crystals that conduct electricity. Most touch-screen technology uses the compound indium tin oxide for this purpose, however indium is expensive and running out. More >>

Canterbury Fulbright Scholar to study California earthquakes

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 1:03 pm | University of Canterbury

A unique coding scheme which examines what people really do in an earthquake is taking a University of Canterbury (UC) scholar all the way to California. More >>

Million dollar prize for black hole breakthrough

Friday, 15 January 2016, 2:55 pm | University of Canterbury

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award The Crafoord Prize in Astronomy 2016 to Roy Kerr, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and Roger Blandford, Stanford University, CA, USA, “for fundamental work concerning ... More >>

Students take on internships in Thailand

Monday, 11 January 2016, 3:15 pm | University of Canterbury

Interning at not-for-profit and ecological organisations in Bangkok is how 14 University of Canterbury (UC) students will spend the next five weeks. More >>

12 tips to help your child love learning

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 2:40 pm | University of Canterbury

If you’re having trouble entertaining a household full of bored children, the summer holidays can seem like they stretch forever. More >>

New conductor for Christchurch Youth Orchestra

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 1:50 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury doctoral candidate will take up the baton next year as the new conductor of the UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra (UC-CYO). More >>

UC buzzes with innovation over summer

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:12 pm | University of Canterbury

While the traditional view is that students take a long summer break from studying, the University of Canterbury is buzzing with entrepreneurial ideas as teams of innovative students get down to business. More >>

PhD graduate honours his academic legacy

Monday, 21 December 2015, 9:33 am | University of Canterbury

The first doctorate degree connected to the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has been awarded to an academic who is continuing a multi-generational legacy of Maori success. Dr Eruera Prendergast-Tarena (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-a-Apanui) has completed ... More >>

NZ’s first Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduates

Friday, 18 December 2015, 2:55 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s first Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduate crossed the stage at the University of Canterbury graduation ceremony yesterday. More >>

Book encourages culturally responsive educational practices

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 4:47 pm | University of Canterbury

A new book by leading educators and researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Canada boldly encourages culturally responsive educational practices. More >>

UC Motorsport students take podium in global race

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 2:47 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Motorsport students are celebrating their podium finish in the prestigious Formula SAE competition in Melbourne over the weekend. In the Formula SAE competition, 30 international university teams design and build a car ... More >>

UC students volunteer in typhoon-hit Philippines

Monday, 14 December 2015, 4:50 pm | University of Canterbury

Thanks to the life-changing hard work of nine passionate University of Canterbury students, a Filipino community now has a large permaculture garden to produce food and income for local families. More >>

How European technology could help NZ forestry

Friday, 11 December 2015, 2:22 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student’s research has taken him all the way to Austria, looking at how modern European forestry machinery could be used in New Zealand. More >>

Two Kiwi greats receive UC Honorary Doctorates

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 9:27 am | University of Canterbury

A Kiwi mathematician whose work ushered in ‘the Golden Age of Black Hole Physics’ and a Taranaki engineer whose companies are global leaders in bitumen technologies and heavy engineering are to be honoured by the University of Canterbury (UC). The ... More >>

First book on the life and work of Olivia Spencer Bower

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 10:49 am | University of Canterbury

“I paint for myself. That’s the only way. For when you paint to please it’s not the honest thing and inhibits the chances of discovery.” - artist Olivia Spencer Bower. More >>

 

 

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