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Four University of Canterbury students win Todd Awards

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:42 pm | University of Canterbury

Four University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate students are among nine New Zealand university students to receive Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence. The aim of the awards is to support projects that promote excellence and encourage the development ... More >>

Students’ couch burning leads to international showcase

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 9:26 am | University of Canterbury

Couch burning by two University of Canterbury (UC) students has led to international recognition instead of trouble with the police, thanks to their academic focus and analysis. More >>

Antarctic orcas are South Pacific commuters

Friday, 26 June 2015, 11:43 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) scientists and Antarctic researchers from Italy have struck “research gold” by uncovering the commuting secrets of Antarctic killer whales. More >>

Can nutrients treat mental illness?

Monday, 22 June 2015, 2:41 pm | University of Canterbury

Nutrients may be able to treat ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety, stress and PTSD according to University of Canterbury (UC) Professor Julia Rucklidge, who will speak at a public lecture in Christchurch this Wednesday. More >>

Theft of Chemicals from University of Canterbury

Friday, 19 June 2015, 10:00 am | University of Canterbury

UC has reported a theft from its Chemistry department to the Police. A quantity of chemicals have been taken, including some able to be used to manufacture illegal drugs. More >>

UC researcher takes top prize at 2015 KiwiNet Awards

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 12:16 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury civil engineer Professor Andy Buchanan has won three awards at the annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards in recognition of his innovative work into the development of a new system to construct multi-storey buildings using ... More >>

New head of UC School of Māori and Indigenous Studies

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 10:46 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury has appointed Sacha McMeeking (Ngāi Tahu) as the new Head of School of Aotahi: Māori and Indigenous Studies. Ms McMeeking will join the College of Arts at the end of June as a Senior Lecturer and as Head of School. Ms McMeeking ... More >>

UC living-learning adventure for Auckland students

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 9:23 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) has announced a “Go Canterbury” living-learning experience to encourage Auckland students to study at UC in Christchurch in 2016. More >>

UC smartphone research a potential boost for sport

Monday, 15 June 2015, 2:02 pm | University of Canterbury

The preliminary research findings of University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student Megan Blakely have the potential to improve sporting performance, as well as health and safety in occupations like construction and emergency response. More >>

University announces partnership

Friday, 12 June 2015, 1:40 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has today announced a key partnership with the Christchurch School of Music (CSM). More >>

Canterbury start-ups big recipients of innovation funding

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 9:40 am | University of Canterbury

Five of seven technology start-ups set to receive funding from Callaghan Innovation have connections to the University of Canterbury (UC). More >>

How long ago was the ancestor of everyone?

Monday, 8 June 2015, 2:57 pm | University of Canterbury

UC’s Distinguished Professor Mike Steel will explore evolution from a mathematician’s perspective at the University of Canterbury’s (UC) free public lecture at 7pm on Wednesday 10 June. More >>

Top 10 new species discovered

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 9:20 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury biological scientists have discovered a new plant that has been named in the Top 10 New Species of 2015 by an international committee of taxonomists. More >>

Outstanding achievement for emerging UC artists

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 12:06 pm | University of Canterbury

Three University of Canterbury Ilam School of Fine Arts students have been recognised at this year’s New Zealand Art Show’s Emerging Artist Awards. More >>

The Bee Team win UC international challenge

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 10:04 am | University of Canterbury

A project to cultivate native bee hives for organic honey has been named the winner of the UC 21 Day International Challenge. “The Bee Team”, were named the winners after the top three finalists presented their solutions to the judging panel, which ... More >>

Model Mayhem for UC Engineering Students

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 9:48 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department hosts the annual ‘Wacky Racers’ event this Thursday 4 June at 12pm in the Undercroft, Puaka James Hight Building, University of Canterbury. More >>

LEGO robot making conversation

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 9:28 am | University of Canterbury

Having a conversation with a talking LEGO robot has been made possible thanks to a collaborative project between UC’s Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) and Japan’s Osaka University. Masters student Shogo Nishiguchi, ... More >>

UC graduates make their mark on Art Show

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:59 am | University of Canterbury

UC graduates make their mark on Art Show Four out of the 10 finalists of The Christchurch Art Award – part of The Christchurch Art Show – are graduates from the University of Canterbury’s School of Fine Arts. UC Fine Arts graduates Kate Beatty, Stephanie ... More >>

Top three finalists named in international UC challenge

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:14 am | University of Canterbury

Three ground breaking initiatives that could change the lives of people living in a Filipino community have been announced as finalists in the UC 21 Day International Challenge. More >>

Ilam Press wins top design award for Bulletin

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:15 am | University of Canterbury

Ilam Press and the Christchurch Art Gallery are celebrating being awarded the top prize for Bulletin , an art gallery magazine at this year’s Museums Australia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA). More >>

 

 

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