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Reading New Zealand Poetry around the world

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:24 am | University of Canterbury

One of the world’s leading literary critics and poets Harvard Professor Stephen Burt, who has a particular interest in New Zealand poet James K Baxter, will discuss New Zealand poetry in an event hosted by the University of Canterbury’s English ... More >>

UC research influences Government’s microbead ban

Monday, 16 January 2017, 4:57 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury research has influenced a Government proposal to ban personal care products containing plastic microbeads, announced today. More >>

McConnell family engineers the future at UC

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 12:46 pm | University of Canterbury

Three generations of the McConnell family share more than just a last name – they all studied at the University of Canterbury (UC), with a strong passion for engineering also running through the family. More >>

UC experts’ uplifting news for Kaikōura reefs

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 4:34 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury scientists have been keenly observing the effects of the seismic uplift of 14 November on the coastal areas of Kaikōura. More >>

UC scientist bugs out for Te Papa exhibition

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:56 am | University of Canterbury

From shaving the eye of a bee to zombie cockroaches, University of Canterbury Adjunct Professor Simon Pollard has spent the last year advising Te Papa and Weta Workshop on the new science exhibition, Bug Lab. More >>

UC Motorsport team in electric race car first

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 4:58 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team has made history in Melbourne becoming the first team to win a dynamic event at the Australasian Formula SAE competition with an electric race car. More >>

Professing a life-long love of learning

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 3:07 pm | University of Canterbury

So said philosopher John Dewey, but embodying this maxim is University of Canterbury Statistics Professor Jennifer Brown, who is graduating tomorrow (16 December) with her fourth tertiary qualification. More >>

Becoming the best version of yourself at UC

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 4:38 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury student Jordan Maher has graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours this week. The Pasifika student shared his journey with us: More >>

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 >>



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