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NZ’s second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:32 am | University of Canterbury

More than 10 national and international experts will deliver key addresses to the second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit to be held at the University of Canterbury next month. More >>

Nearly 400 students enrolled already in summer courses

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:25 pm | University of Canterbury

Almost 400 students have already enrolled at the University of Canterbury summer courses. Among the 107 courses this year are Antarctic studies, astronomy research, New Zealand biosecurity issues, rebuilding Christchurch, finance and business, Maori ... More >>

Students making the most of health and recreation facilities

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:24 pm | University of Canterbury

Most University of Canterbury students are making the most of opportunities to connect with campus life, through involvement in clubs and the use of health and recreation facilities, according to a major survey of students’ health and well-being. More >>

Canterbury graduate named Young Rail Engineer of the Year

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 10:44 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury engineering graduate Esther Warren has been named the Australasian Young Rail Engineer of the Year. More >>

University reconnecting with CBD at the Arts Centre

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:10 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury will build on and strengthen its connections with the central city, leasing the Chemistry Building in the Arts Centre for at least the next eight years. More >>

UC academic hitting the right notes internationally

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:22 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM). More >>

Fijian academic to head Macmillan Brown Research Centre

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 4:16 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has appointed Fijian academic Dr Steven Ratuva as professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and director of the prestigious Macmillan Brown Research Centre for Pacific Studies. More >>

Excellence in IT education recognised

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 12:54 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer scientist has been awarded two awards at the inaugural New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards. More >>

Health and safety sorted

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 10:17 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student-developed company is helping the construction industry better work through health and safety incidents on the spot. More >>

UC one of top universities to travel abroad to

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 12:26 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) has been named as one of the top universities worth travelling abroad for by website FlipKey.com. More >>

UC and CPIT launch new degree programme

Monday, 13 October 2014, 4:16 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) will launch its new Master of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing joint initiative with Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) today (13 October). The new programme gives the opportunity for students who ... More >>

Spider prefers mosquitoes for dinner

Monday, 13 October 2014, 12:15 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury scientists Professor Robert Jackson and Dr Fiona Cross (Biological Sciences), along with colleagues from Singapore, China and Malaysia, have discovered that a Malaysian jumping spider, Paracyrba wanlessi , specialises at dining on mosquitoes. More >>

Young UC researchers’ work recognised

Friday, 10 October 2014, 9:57 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) academics have been named the inaugural recipients of the University of Canterbury’s Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award. More >>

Stories of family past investigated

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 9:34 am | University of Canterbury

An acclaimed writer is venturing overseas to study another language in order to piece together the puzzle of his own family history. More >>

Student club celebrates 10 year anniversary

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) student-run not-for-profit organisation will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Wednesday 8 October at its annual awards ceremony. More >>

What if… We could predict Game of Thrones?

Monday, 6 October 2014, 10:47 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) academic Dr Richard Vale (Mathematics and Statistics) has designed a statistical model to predict the future outcome of Game of Thrones. More >>

Fine arts graduate youngest finalist in the Wallace Awards

Friday, 3 October 2014, 11:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury fine arts graduate Elle Plank is the youngest person among the finalists in this year’s Wallace Art Awards More >>

A Man’s Best Friend in Antarctica

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 9:27 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) historian will recount the special role that dogs have played in Antarctic operations at a public talkon Sunday (5 October) at New Zealand’s premiere IceFest festival. More >>

Ice telescope uncovers mysteries of the universe

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:29 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) astroparticle physicist will explain how a telescope made from ice can help scientists search for high-energy particles from the cosmos at a public talk on Friday (3 October) at New Zealand’s premiere IceFest festival. More >>

UC selected for Samsung research

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:41 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury research may shortly be helping elite sportspeople, adrenaline junkies and even nervous brides and grooms share their emotions during an event through a new form of wearable teleconferencing. More >>

 

 

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