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Two UC researchers awarded Rutherford Foundation Fellowships

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

Two outstanding University of Canterbury researchers are among the ten nationwide who have been awarded 2019 Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships More >>

QuakeBox Take 2

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:49 pm | University of Canterbury

If You Contributed to the QuakeBox in 2012, the University of Canterbury Needs Your Help More >>

Scientist funded to fire biochemistry experiments into space

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:44 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Dr Sarah Kessans has been funded $500,000 to take biochemistry to new heights. More >>

ILAM 2019 opens Ilam School of Arts to the public

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:53 pm | University of Canterbury

SELECT19 winner Min-Young Her Featuring works from 3rd, 4th, Honours year and Master’s of Fine Arts studio-artists, ILAM 2019 is once again an astutely curated snapshot of contemporary creative developments within the UC Arts School of Fine Arts. More >>

Without Paris Accord, emperor penguins are in dire straits

Friday, 8 November 2019, 9:26 am | University of Canterbury

Unless climate change is slowed, emperor penguins will be marching towards extinction, according to a newly published study co-authored by a University of Canterbury (UC) scientist. More >>

New UC research into children born to mothers on methadone

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 11:27 am | University of Canterbury

Children born to mothers treated with methadone during pregnancy are experiencing educational challenges, according to a new paper by University of Canterbury (UC) Psychology researcher Dr Samantha Lee. More >>

Marketing for a stronger community

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 10:00 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) Business School and the Marketing Association have teamed up for a new initiative that aims to provide collaborative pro bono advice to charities. More >>

UC gains $6.5m funds

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 8:56 am | University of Canterbury

Twelve University of Canterbury-led research projects have been given the green light by the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau to the total of $6.54 million in diverse fields of research. The research covers four of UC’s five colleges, and includes ... More >>

Parents: don’t be scared to talk about sexuality

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:55 am | University of Canterbury

You don’t have to be an expert in sexuality education to help your young person make sense of relationships and sex, says University of Canterbury’s (UC) Health Sciences lecturer Tracy Clelland . More >>

UC education innovators make global awards shortlist

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:35 am | University of Canterbury

Virtual field trips and a hi-tech game developed at the University of Canterbury (UC) are opening up new and inspiring horizons in science teaching. The projects have been shortlisted for a prestigious global competition in education innovation. More >>

FromBake-offto take-off: UC student goes to ‘Mars’

Monday, 4 November 2019, 11:40 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) student is preparing for the voyage of a lifetime: a mission to Mars – or at least an experience that comes close. More >>

How to engineer a zero-carbon future

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

Most of us worry about climate change and realise urgent action is needed, but what inspires someone to take on the job of figuring out how to save the planet? More >>

Peace campaigners donate collection to UC archives

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:13 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) archivists and researchers are welcoming an exciting new acquisition today, donated by renowned international peace campaigners to the Archives Collection of UC’s Macmillan Brown Library. More >>

UC glaciologist wins national tertiary teaching award

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 2:34 pm | University of Canterbury

Connecting students to the environment is as important as their education in the classroom, according to award-winning glaciologist Dr Heather Purdie. More >>

Award winning “sensei” connects Japanese students globally

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

Japanese language students at the University of Canterbury (UC) chat to students in Thailand, Korea and Japan in online forums and mentor younger Japanese language students as part of ground-breaking initiatives that develop better proficiency and ... More >>

Professor Emerita Paula Jameson awarded 2019 Marsden Medal

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) scientist Professor Emerita Paula Jameson was awarded the 2019 Marsden Medal by the New Zealand Association of Scientists at its recent awards dinner. More >>

Colour and spectacle: UC’s Gamelan Ensemble performs tonight

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:21 am | University of Canterbury

Every Wednesday and Thursday night students and members of the community gather at the University of Canterbury (UC) and, under the direction of Balinese postgraduate student, Made Kartawan, they practice traditional Gamelan and prepare for their big ... More >>

UC researchers respond to disturbing nutrition report

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 4:17 pm | University of Canterbury

UNICEF’s shocking 2019 State of the World’s Children report reveals that at least two out of three children in the world are not fed the minimum of a healthy diverse diet. University of Canterbury researchers from the interdisciplinary Food Policy ... More >>

UC professor wins award for carbon forestry research

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 10:47 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Head of the School of Forestry, Professor Bruce Manley , has won a Forestry Science Award for his dedication to, and leadership within, forestry research, and his innovative work on carbon forestry. More >>

New agile MBA targets leaders of 4th Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 9:21 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) new Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme delivers a course that is more relevant to organisations and focuses on emerging technologies, innovations and business needs beyond economic drivers. More >>



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