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Slow judgements vs correct judgements – lessons from Oz

Friday, 19 July 2019, 12:15 pm | University of Canterbury

High Court of Australia Judge, Justice Stephen Gageler, will address recent criticism of court judgment delays in Australia, at the University of Canterbury (UC) on 23 July at 6.15pm. More >>

New tree restoration role at UC

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:19 pm | University of Canterbury

Two native planting and restoration projects in Canterbury have received support from the One Billion Trees Fund, including a unique project led by the University of Canterbury (UC). More >>

Award-winning research paper links birthdate with NCEA resul

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:15 am | University of Canterbury

The 2019 Stats NZ Prize for a paper with “the best use of official statistics” has been awarded to University of Canterbury (UC) researchers whose work concluded that the timing of a child’s fifth birthday, and when they typically first start ... More >>

UC reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

Monday, 15 July 2019, 9:53 am | University of Canterbury

This year marks 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon, 20 July 1969. The University of Canterbury (UC) has a strong history of excellence in engineering, astronomy and physics. The following ... More >>

SOFIA: Science from the Stratosphere – UC public talk

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

Like some confused migratory bird, a jumbo jet containing NASA’s flying observatory leaves its sunny home in the California desert every year to spend the winter in Christchurch, New Zealand. More >>

UC’s soccer robots only NZ team to qualify in RoboCup

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 12:11 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) team, ‘Electric Sheep’, was the only New Zealand team to compete and qualify at the international RoboCup 2019 competition, in Sydney, Australia, recently. More >>

Nature inspires research for award-winning professor

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

An accounting professor’s boyhood love of the outdoors has inspired 30 years of research into the social and environmental impacts of organisations, and how they account for and communicate those impacts. More >>

Sustainability important to international tourists

Monday, 8 July 2019, 10:24 am | University of Canterbury

New research shows that international visitors to New Zealand value sustainability and protecting the environment but there are gaps and opportunities for local tourism service providers to do more to promote eco-friendly practices. More >>

Blockchain benefits sustainable food protection

Friday, 5 July 2019, 10:24 am | University of Canterbury

Adapting new data technologies may lead to fairer food prices for consumers and producers, by increasing transparency. More >>

Leading the world in shellfish farming innovation

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 12:36 pm | University of Canterbury

Aotearoa New Zealand is a world leader in shellfish farming and University of Canterbury Engineering Professor Keith Alexander is part of a team researching ways to keep the country at the forefront. More >>

Turning food waste into bioplastics

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 10:29 am | University of Canterbury

An ingenious new solution being engineered at the University of Canterbury (UC) aims to turn food waste into valuable chemical components that could be used to make bioplastics. More >>

Art photographer’s journey from Berlin to Christchurch

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 9:11 am | University of Canterbury

Ground Water Mirror, on display in the Ilam gallery at the University of Canterbury (UC) School of Fine Arts until 19 July, features work by UC’s new photography lecturer Conor Clarke . Clarke returns to Aotearoa New Zealand after 10 years of working in ... More >>

Kaimangatanga – Māori perspectives on plant-based kai

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 10:37 am | University of Canterbury

Gathering together many different perspectives on kaupapa Māori veganism or plant-based kai and ethics is just a starting point for University of Canterbury (UC) Ngata Centenary Doctoral Scholar Kirsty Dunn. More >>

Biodegradable coating to help achieve food security

Monday, 1 July 2019, 12:28 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury biotechnologist’s biodegradable coating can help achieve food security in an environmentally friendly and consumer-conscious way. More >>

Towards a clean, green Aotearoa

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 9:15 am | University of Canterbury

A sustainable, clean, green future for Aotearoa New Zealand is achievable, say two University of Canterbury (UC) students who helped organise this weekend’s Climate Challenge Conference in Christchurch, a youth-for-youth initiative that aims to educate, ... More >>

Funding for UC research into improving Pacific health

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:30 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Professor Steven Ratuva has secured research funding of more than $588,000 over three years from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) to investigate Pacific community health. More >>

Education Minister to open award-winning new UC building

Monday, 24 June 2019, 1:54 pm | University of Canterbury

The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins will officially open the University of Canterbury’s award-winning Rehua building on Tuesday 25 June. More >>

EU Security Union Commissioner on hate crime, terrorism

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 1:57 pm | University of Canterbury

The European Union’s Commissioner for the Security Union, Sir Julian Beresford King KCVO CMG will present the annual National Centre for Research on Europe’s (NCRE) prestigious Europa Lecture at the University of Canterbury on Thursday 27 ... More >>

UC ecologist leads urgent global call to save rivers

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 11:46 am | University of Canterbury

International experts, led by a Canterbury ecologist, are calling for urgent global change to how the world’s rivers are managed and modelled. More >>

Three UC graduates win Fulbright scholarships to study in US

Monday, 17 June 2019, 12:20 pm | University of Canterbury

Three exceptional University of Canterbury graduates are receiving prestigious 2019 Fulbright Awards to study postgraduate degrees in the United States in an awards presentation ceremony in Wellington tonight. The 2019 Fulbright Grantees will be ... More >>

 

 

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