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UC Arts’ opening week draws crowds to Arts Centre

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 10:23 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s new presence at the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s cultural heart has proven popular with hundreds of visitors in its first week. More >>

To fall or not to fall: The Science of Rock-climbing

Monday, 22 May 2017, 1:35 pm | University of Canterbury

UC Connect public lecture – To fall or not to fall: The Science of Rock-climbing More >>

Judgment and gender in New Zealand

Monday, 15 May 2017, 4:27 pm | University of Canterbury

The Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa is exploring how the law might play out differently if it were interpreted through a feminist or mana wahine lens. More >>

UC Accommodation wins student experience excellence award

Friday, 12 May 2017, 11:31 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Accommodation has won the Excellence in Student Experience Award at an AACUHO awards ceremony in Hobart, Australia, this week. More >>

Research led to breakthrough for recovery

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 4:57 pm | University of Canterbury

A set of psychiatric scales designed to measure mental health difficulties experienced by severely maltreated children is creating new possibilities for treatment and support around the world. More >>

New student challenge to help Kaikoura

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 2:50 pm | University of Canterbury

Quake affected Kaikoura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area. More >>

No, you can’t have a moa - resurrecting extinct species?

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 11:09 am | University of Canterbury

The perils of resurrecting extinct species, such as the moa or huia, will be discussed when a new paper, led by University of Canterbury (UC) conservation geneticist Dr Tammy Steeves, is published in international journal Functional Ecology this week. More >>

International team wins $2 million research grant

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:46 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Professor Rick Millane is one of an international team of researchers that has been awarded a NZ$2 million research grant by the Human Frontier Science Program to develop a novel method for imaging individual biomolecules with ... More >>

University building a timber-technology first for NZ

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 12:26 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with Dominion Constructors for a state-of-the-art building in the University’s new Science precinct that will push the boundaries of multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand. More >>

Non-invasive joint implant diagnostics – the missing link

Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:27 pm | University of Canterbury

Research on early detection of wear and tear of hip joint implants is set to make significant new progress following an infusion of funding. More >>

Working together to improve risk assessment

Monday, 24 April 2017, 4:25 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) research is paving the way towards improved accuracy in risk assessment and better informed treatment approaches to ultimately contribute to reducing harmful sexual behaviour in the community. More >>

University of Canterbury flies high in new partnership

Friday, 21 April 2017, 2:16 pm | University of Canterbury

Asia’s largest airline has joined the University of Canterbury (UC) in a new partnership which will benefit Tekapo and the Mackenzie District. More >>

‘Brain fingerprinting’ has crime-solving potential for NZ

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 11:22 am | University of Canterbury

Forensic brainwave analysis – or ‘brain fingerprinting’ – could add a revolutionary new dimension to criminal investigations in New Zealand, a NZ Law Foundation-backed research project led by the University of Canterbury has found. More >>

UC Pro-Vice-Chancellor wins international geospatial award

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:41 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s College of Science Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Wendy Lawson has won the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) Professional of the Year 2016 award. More >>

Canterbury student wins 2017 New Zealand Youth Award

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 4:45 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) student Wesley Mauafu is the recipient of a 2017 New Zealand Youth Award. More >>

UC awards three new honorary doctorates

Monday, 10 April 2017, 3:08 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury will award honorary doctorates in its upcoming April Graduation ceremonies to three illustrious alumni who have made a difference locally and globally. More >>

Bioengineering aids recovery for swallowing disorders

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 1:44 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers at the Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research have revealed an innovative new treatment for people with swallowing impairments. More >>

Ground-breaking project to boost Christchurch whitebait

Monday, 3 April 2017, 2:03 pm | University of Canterbury

A large-scale initiative to help identify and improve īnaka (whitebait) spawning areas on Ōtautahi Christchurch waterways in the post-earthquake environment has attracted considerable community support. More >>

Why matter still matters for digital-age workers

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:10 pm | University of Canterbury

The world of work and the experiences people have at work have changed radically as digital tools and online ways of working have become more prevalent. More >>

Making children proud to be Great KIWI learners

Friday, 24 March 2017, 12:10 pm | University of Canterbury

Measuring children’s progress in New Zealand schools has just become a bit more distinctly and competitively KIWI. More >>



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