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UC leads cloud computing use for big data analytics

Monday, 2 May 2016, 1:44 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is the first university in Australasia to develop cutting edge training through unique access to cloud infrastructure to solve big-data analysis problems and give staff and students free access to this cloud infrastructure. UC ... More >>

UC website dedicated to unsung Cantabrians of WWI

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 5:00 pm | University of Canterbury

A joint project between the University of Canterbury’s School of Humanities and Creative Arts and the Disarmament and Security Centre has culminated in the launch of a new website focusing on the untold stories of World War One. More >>

New UC institute to build New Zealand’s geospatial future

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 4:12 pm | University of Canterbury

A new Geospatial Research Institute (GRI), based at the University of Canterbury, is expected to add significant value to New Zealand’s existing private and public investment in spatial data acquisition, application and research. Launched today ... More >>

UC celebrates a new Engineering Geology lectureship

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 4:20 pm | University of Canterbury

UC has signed a partnership with geotechnical engineering firm Pells Sullivan Meynink to sponsor a new senior lecturer position in Engineering Geology in the Department of Geological Sciences for five years. Engineering Geology began at the University ... More >>

UC plants historic Gallipoli pine to mark Anzac centenary

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 3:39 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is marking the Anzac Day centenary with the planting of a seedling from the original Gallipoli Lone Pine on Anzac Day. More >>

UC Music and Classics move to Arts Centre

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 11:08 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has received a substantial donation to support the relocation of Music Performance and Classics programmes, along with the James Logie Memorial Collection of classical antiquities, to the Arts Centre in central Christchurch. More >>

PhD student seeks spinal cord injury research volunteers

Monday, 18 April 2016, 2:46 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher wants to give people with spinal cord injuries the chance to improve their balance and ease of movement. More >>

UC promotes world-class earthquake engineering research

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:51 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has just opened a newly constructed high-end test hall that will place the University on the world stage for earthquake engineering research. More >>

Teenagers learn how to electrify their future at UC

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:46 pm | University of Canterbury

It actually is rocket science. High-school students interested in robotics, renewable energy, nanotechnology, rocketry, and how to design the next generation of smart devices, are getting first-hand experience in all these at the University of Canterbury. More >>

Why 'mundane' tools are vital for strategic change

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 2:25 pm | University of Canterbury

Newly published research by a University of Canterbury management expert and her French counterparts shows organisational change does not need to involve expensive consultants, strategic planning tools or endless meetings. More >>

UC academics take inclusive teaching research to US

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:15 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) academics have been invited to the United States to discuss ways to support inclusive education in schools at two international symposia this month. More >>

Clever Tactix to excel at sport and study at UC

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 1:13 pm | University of Canterbury

There are not one but two professional sportswomen in the 2016 Mainland Tactix team simultaneously studying at the University of Canterbury, while excelling at international netball. They describe how they find the balance between their sporting and academic ... More >>

University celebrates major earthquake milestones

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 5:16 pm | University of Canterbury

Earthquake engineering and research capability at the University of Canterbury will increase dramatically this week with the launch of two major initiatives. More >>

Canterbury liquefaction research wins international honour

Monday, 11 April 2016, 2:12 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) academic’s work on liquefaction-induced land damage recovery and research following the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence has been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious international engineering awards. The research ... More >>

Study in avoiding "friendly fire"

Monday, 4 April 2016, 12:03 pm | University of Canterbury

American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman famously claimed “War is hell.” At the University of Canterbury PhD students are deliberately setting out to simulate the hell of friendly fire. More >>

UC academic offers insight into Eddie Jones’ coaching

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:52 pm | University of Canterbury

The head coach of a rejuvenated England rugby team, Eddie Jones has a long connection with University of Canterbury Professor Richard Light, who offers an insight into Jones’ coaching plus a warning for the All Blacks. More >>

UC writer in residence questions ‘kiwiness’ and identity

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 4:01 pm | University of Canterbury

In a public seminar, Philip Braithwaite, the 2016 Ursula Bethell Writer in Residence at the University of Canterbury, will discuss the vexed question: What is New Zealand’s identity? In his free seminar on Friday at UC’s Ilam campus, the playwright will ... More >>

Dark Confessions: The Teina Pora case

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 3:38 pm | University of Canterbury

A 17-year-old car thief confessed to a crime he didn’t commit and spent 22 years in jail. How did one of New Zealand's worst miscarriages of justice happen? More >>

UC earthquake researcher to receive innovation prize in US

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 1:33 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Professor Brendon Bradley will be presented with a prestigious Earthquake Engineering Research Innovation Prize at a ceremony in the United States next month. A professor in UC’s Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering ... More >>

UC students win national engineering prize for 10th time

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

A team of four Mechanical Engineering students from the University of Canterbury’s has won a national engineering prize, the Ray Meyer Medal for Excellence in Student Design. This win means that Mechanical Engineering students at UC have won the excellence ... More >>



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