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Anxiety study participants sought

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 12:55 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor Julia Rucklidge , the driving force behind the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group at the University of Canterbury (UC), is seeking pregnant participants for the latest study on anxiety and depression. More >>

Ancient afterlife after dark Classics talk and museum tour

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:21 pm | University of Canterbury

A night-time public lecture about the ancient Greek afterlife, by University of Canterbury (UC) Classical scholars, in the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities at the UC Arts City location has reached capacity, with all seats allocated weeks in advance. More >>

World-leading electrical engineer wins UC Research Medal

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:19 pm | University of Canterbury

Ground-breaking Engineering Professor Rick Millane has been announced as the recipient of the University of Canterbury's Research Medal 2018, one of the highest awards the University’s Council can bestow. More >>

Syrian crisis and chemical weapons

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:01 pm | University of Canterbury

International law of war expert Professor Tim McCormack will discuss the use of chemical weapons in Syria in a public talk at the University of Canterbury this week. More >>

CUP book design made of the write stuff

Friday, 27 July 2018, 12:04 pm | University of Canterbury

New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen (Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehretook home the accolades and the awards for two categories plus the best overall ... More >>

UC research aims to improve rocket launches

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

New University of Canterbury research has the potential to make it easier, faster and cheaper to launch a rocket, with wide-ranging benefits for other technology. More >>

Public lecture: Discovering New Particles

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:16 pm | University of Canterbury

What can a particle tell us about the nature of the universe? And what fundamental natural laws might be discovered next? More >>

Quake lessons for preventing teacher burnout

Monday, 23 July 2018, 12:57 pm | University of Canterbury

During the 22 February 2011 earthquake, around 10,000 education staff became first responders for Christchurch’s 150,000 school students. Not one child was injured on school grounds during the civil emergency, which caused severe damage around the ... More >>

Literacy is a human right

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 3:09 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing, community engagement, cultural imperatives and lifelong learning; and making a difference in the lives of the children participating in the ... More >>

Bicultural competence at heart of new degree

Friday, 13 July 2018, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study. More >>

Revealing the Mysteries of the Canterbury Roll

Monday, 9 July 2018, 10:10 am | University of Canterbury

The Canterbury Roll is a five-metre long English genealogical text, the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Part of the University of Canterbury’s collection since 1918, the Canterbury Roll was created in the early 1400s, begins ... More >>

Shrinking rivers affect fish populations – new research

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:37 am | University of Canterbury

New research from the University of Canterbury published today has found that a shrinking river is less able to support larger predatory fish, such as the highly-valued sports fish like brown trout or at-risk native fish like galaxiids and eels. More >>

Is economic development easier now than 50 years ago?

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 11:24 am | University of Canterbury

In the University of Canterbury’s 2018 Condliffe Lecture , Anne Krueger will explore the topic: “Is it harder or easier to develop rapidly than it was a half century ago?” in her talk on development and economic growth. More >>

UC strengthens ties with India’s leading schools

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 12:33 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with three of India’s leading international high schools More >>

Canterbury student designs new 3D-printed water filter

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 2:30 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student is developing 3D-printed water filters with potential to improve water quality in developing countries. More >>

Award-winning Little Yellow Bird founder flies home

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 12:44 pm | University of Canterbury

Ethical uniform company Little Yellow Bird , which hatched in the start-up incubator of the University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship , is flying home, fully fledged. More >>

Crafty maths – Maths Craft Day returns to Christchurch

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 12:07 pm | University of Canterbury

Into origami, crochet or knitting? Then you probably enjoy maths too – you just may not realise it. Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths at Christchurch Maths Craft Day 2018. More >>

Researcher examines link between viruses and breast cancer

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 2:18 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Chair of Cancer Epidemiology, Professor Ann Richardson , is on a mission to discover if there is a link between common viruses and breast cancer. More >>

Surging interest in University of Canterbury Open Day

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 2:09 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges. More >>

Canterbury’s long Chemistry history celebrated

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 12:00 pm | University of Canterbury

Taken by Samuel Page, a staff member of the Canterbury College Chemistry department, this 1914 photo shows the first year laboratory, which is today the site of UC’s Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities. Photo credit: University of Canterbury. More >>

 

 

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