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Roboticist Says Robots Could Save Lives, To Talk On Campus

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 9:43 pm | University of Canterbury

Renowned Roboticist Who Says Robots Could Save Lives To Talk On Campus March 29, 2015 Photo : Doctoral student Sean Welsh with one of the university’s Nao research robots. More >>

Canterbury scientist helping critically endangered kakī

Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury scientist is investigating ways to ensure the survival and recovery of critically endangered kakī (black stilt) in the wild. More >>

Canterbury students aiding people in the eastern suburbs

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 9:01 am | University of Canterbury

More than 100 first year University of Canterbury geography students have been out on the streets of the eastern suburb of Burwood in Christchurch helping the local community understand more about how they are progressing recovering the earthquakes. More >>

University announces partnership with Student Volunteer Army

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:01 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has today announced a key partnership with the Student Volunteer Army (SVA). More >>

World authority on digital humanitarian issues to give talk

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

A world authority on digital humanitarian issues says lifeline organisations get overwhelmed by the overflow of information generated during and after disasters. More >>

Herbicides can cause bacterial antibiotic resistance

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 5:10 pm | University of Canterbury

Research lead by a team from the University of Canterbury has found that commonly used herbicides can cause bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics. More >>

Wide-ranging and effective contributions by students

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 1:54 pm | University of Canterbury

A four-year academic audit report has commended the University of Canterbury on wide-ranging and effective contributions made by students to the university’s planning, reviews, academic activity and services. More >>

Sport coaching gaining wide appeal

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 12:16 pm | University of Canterbury

Sport coaching is gaining wide appeal at the University of Canterbury because the degree is providing graduates with excellent jobs, an expert sports researcher says. Professor Richard Light, Head of the School of Sport and Physical Education, says ... More >>

Teenagers with traumatic brain injury often have poor memory

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 11:52 am | University of Canterbury

Teenagers who have suffered traumatic brain injury do not retain information as well as others and it can affect their studying, work life and friendships, a University of Canterbury postgraduate communication disorders student says. More >>

Regional Science And Innovation Centre Contract Awarded

Monday, 23 March 2015, 9:16 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has agreed to award a contract to Fletcher Construction to carry out the construction of stage one of its Regional Science and Innovation Centre (RSIC). The overall RSIC project will provide 25,000 square metres of new ... More >>

Enrolments and accommodation update

Monday, 23 March 2015, 9:14 am | University of Canterbury

Work has begun on preparing a site on Waimairi Road to build a 60-bed student accommodation block as an extension of the Bishop Julius hall of residence at the University of Canterbury. More >>

UC students raise near $6000 going Two Weeks Without

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:46 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury students have gone Two Weeks Without walking, seeing their reflections, cutlery, beds, hot water, meat, sleep-ins, makeup, moaning, double layers and sugar – raising a grand total of $5733 for Christchurch charities. More >>

Whitebait on the move

Monday, 16 March 2015, 10:06 am | University of Canterbury

The Canterbury earthquakes devastated the lower reaches of the Heathcote River / Ōpāwaho and its mouth at the Avon-Heathcote estuary. More >>

University Turing expert wins international award

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 10:18 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Jack Copeland, has just been named 2016 winner of the Covey Award by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP). More >>

Recognising risks to better protect children in disaster-pro

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 10:17 am | University of Canterbury

Providing a safe environment for children in disaster-prone countries is as much about understanding the risks associated with a disaster as it is about understanding the disaster itself, University of Canterbury’s National Centre for Research on ... More >>

Students win engineering prize for adventure tourism design

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 9:42 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student flying fox engineering design project involving a 400 metre high-wire ride dropping 150 vertical metres down the face of Coronet Peak has been national recognised. More >>

Deans and Thorne reunite next week

Friday, 13 March 2015, 11:55 am | University of Canterbury

Former All Blacks and Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will be the key speaker at the University of Canterbury’s first sports seminar series event on campus next week. More >>

Micronutrients trial to see if smokers give up easier

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 11:13 am | University of Canterbury

A substantial University of Canterbury smoking trial has begun to see if smokers are more likely to quit if they consume micronutrients. More >>

Canterbury signs contract to build structural earthquake lab

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 11:12 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with Dominion Construction to build a multi-million structural earthquake laboratory. More >>

Former K9 Natural CEO guest speaker at entré launch

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 12:06 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury alumni and former chief executive of K9 Natural will be the guest speaker at University of Canterbury’s entré 2015 launch on campus tomorrow night (March 12). More >>



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