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Increasing China's political influence in NZ

Monday, 25 September 2017, 10:34 am | University of Canterbury

A leading University of Canterbury academic is calling for New Zealand to take the threat of China’s growing political influence in its affairs more seriously. More >>

Canterbury disaster response knowledge shared

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 4:28 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s extensive emergency response leadership expertise is being shared internationally with a group of Southeast Asian disaster management experts. More >>

Students Compete in 48-Hour Challenge to Improve Wellbeing

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:57 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) has created a unique and competitive way to improve wellbeing via a new national social enterprise challenge, in the lead up to the Social Enterprise World Forum . More >>

From ‘likes’ to votes

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:10 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher has found a simple and accurate way of predicting voter intention – and it may come down to a single Facebook ‘like’. More >>

New Zealand’s Rivers: can we learn from history?

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 9:55 am | University of Canterbury

Rivers have become a contentious election issue, attracting significant controversy, reflecting the sense of urgency that many New Zealanders feel about the perilous state of many of our waterways. More >>

New supernova analysis reframes dark energy debate

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11:32 am | University of Canterbury

The accelerating expansion of the Universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect, according to new University of Canterbury research published in a journal of the Royal Astronomical Society. More >>

Indigenous Language Immersion Classes Gain from Partnership

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 12:15 pm | University of Canterbury

Teachers and children in indigenous language immersion classrooms around the world will benefit from an international partnership involving the University of Canterbury. More >>

UC academics awarded $10.7m for new research endeavours

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 11:47 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Science and Engineering researchers have gained $10.7 million in funding for five Smart Ideas proposals and two Research Programmes in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2017 Endeavour Round. More >>

Researchers head to UK to examine sustainability issues

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:38 pm | University of Canterbury

A group of young University of Canterbury postgraduate researchers working on global sustainability issues are heading to London this week to take part in international initiatives on sustainable prosperity. More >>

UC gives Christchurch a unique Oresteia Experience

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 7:45 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Arts colleagues from UC Music, UC Classics and the Teece Museum are collaborating to present the unique Oresteia Experience , as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival 2017 (CAF17). More >>

Exhibition: the capricious art and life of Chrystabel Aitken

Monday, 4 September 2017, 4:27 pm | University of Canterbury

Chrystabel Aitken, Caprice , linocut, c.1944, UC-MBL-1797 (Credit: University of Canterbury Art Collection) More >>

Record numbers of postgraduates

Friday, 1 September 2017, 3:17 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year. More >>

UC academic’s new book explores women in horror films

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 4:19 pm | University of Canterbury

A pop culture expert’s new book is set to make a unique contribution in the field of horror scholarship by exploring the “privileged place” that women hold in the horror film genre. More >>

UC Connect public lecture: Who speaks for the trees?

Friday, 18 August 2017, 10:52 am | University of Canterbury

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Who speaks for the trees? The possible futures of conservation , University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department ... More >>

Student explores Chatham Islands tsunami risk

Friday, 18 August 2017, 10:10 am | University of Canterbury

Low-lying, isolated communities on the Chatham Islands are extremely exposed to tsunami, according to a University of Canterbury student’s original research. The Chathams will be the first place in New Zealand to be struck by tsunami events generated ... More >>

NZ Team Reaches Global Green Solutions Finals in Paris

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 9:35 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury MBA students are heading to Paris as the only New Zealand team to compete in the finals of the Schneider Electric global competition Go Green in the City 2017 . More >>

Illuminating the Battlefield Memorial Architecture

Monday, 14 August 2017, 10:24 am | University of Canterbury

A new exhibition displaying the work of renowned architect Samuel Hurst Seager as the designer of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials has opened in the Matariki Gallery at the University of Canterbury. More >>

Native Spider Named after University of Canterbury Academic

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 10:08 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Adjunct Professor of Science Communication Dr Simon Pollard has had a native spider named after him. More >>

LawTech Bootcamp aims to break new ground

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 9:25 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury’s brightest Law, Commerce and information technology students will have the opportunity to team up with a top New Zealand law firm’s business experts during the groundbreaking LawTech Bootcamp. More >>

UC Connect public lecture: More than medals

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 1:24 pm | University of Canterbury

Athletes are an exceptional population as they need to maintain a wide range of skills, attitudes and capabilities across different domains while competing in competitions. Many successful athletes are also notable for their ability to either develop additional ... More >>

 

 

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