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Can we rehabilitate Canterbury’s problem waterways?

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 2:54 pm | University of Canterbury

Identifying problems with Canterbury’s waterways isn’t difficult, but solving those problems is another matter. An upcoming UC Connect free public lecture will focus on the problems facing Canterbury’s fresh waterways. More >>

Synaesthetes taste sound, hear colour

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 2:48 pm | University of Canterbury

An ongoing study by Senior Lecturer Dr Patrick Shepherd in the University of Canterbury’s College of Education, Health and Human Development suggests that synaesthesia does not make you more or less creative. However, a teacher’s understanding of synaesthesia ... More >>

Kiwi bushrangers’ multiple murders brought to light

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10:17 am | University of Canterbury

A book about one of the South Island’s most shocking multiple murders has been published by Canterbury University Press to mark the 150thanniversary of the crimes. More >>

Virtuoso violinist adds new string to his bow at UC

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:20 am | University of Canterbury

With an established international music career based in the United States, jetsetting musician Professor Mark Menzies is answering a trans-Pacific calling from his alma mater, the University of Canterbury’s School of Music, to become the new Head of ... More >>

Collaboration vital to new Geospatial Research Institute

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:19 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s new Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau will deliver world-class geospatial science projects and meet the demand for collaborative research with industry and government, GRI Director Professor Simon Kingham says. More >>

UC grows China business connections

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 2:38 pm | University of Canterbury

Chinese business and culture is increasingly accessible to University of Canterbury (UC) students through an annual study tour to China, reciprocal exchange visits, and other on-campus initiatives. More >>

Can we fix the cough reflex?

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 12:46 pm | University of Canterbury

Ground-breaking research at the University of Canterbury has been granted $150,000 to explore whether it’s possible to rehabilitate the human cough reflex. UC academic Dr Phoebe Macrae has been awarded a Health Research Council Explorer grant of $150,000 ... More >>

Engineering better medical sensor technology in ICU

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 3:25 pm | University of Canterbury

Engineers at the University of Canterbury are working with St George’s Hospital and the Canterbury District Health Board to speed up sepsis detection in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). More >>

What makes the tourism industry more resilient?

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:46 am | University of Canterbury

Organisational resilience in the tourism industry, particularly in a post-disaster environment, is at the heart of innovative marketing research at the University of Canterbury. More >>

Gallipoli link to the Armenian genocide - UC historian

Friday, 3 June 2016, 2:24 pm | University of Canterbury

As Germany recognises the Armenian genocide upsetting relations with Turkey, University of Canterbury historian Dr David Monger is adding to the body of knowledge surrounding this pivotal First World War event and says there is a New Zealand link. More >>

Top Science graduate wins France Friendship Fund Scholarship

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 2:56 pm | University of Canterbury

The 2016 New Zealand France Friendship Fund Excellence Scholarship has been awarded to Benjamin Wilson from the University of Canterbury. More >>

21 Day Pacific Challenge sends UC students to Niue

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 4:09 pm | University of Canterbury

Five entrepreneurial University of Canterbury students will be flying to Niue to make a real difference to a community there, with help from their Kiwi business and Niuean cultural mentors. More >>

Feeling at home as a Samoan in Canterbury

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 1:01 pm | University of Canterbury

Talofa Lava! This week is Samoan Language Week, a celebration of Samoan culture and language in New Zealand. More >>

Historic telescope will return stargazing to city

Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:39 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) Foundation charity aims to bring back a piece of Christchurch’s astronomical heritage by restoring the Townsend Teece Telescope to the city centre. More >>

NZ literature champion retires after four decades

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:11 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor Patrick Evans, who was instrumental in legitimising New Zealand literature, has officially retired following a significant career spanning over four decades. More >>

Spark Bikes Receive Boost From SIFT

Friday, 27 May 2016, 10:57 am | University of Canterbury

Friday 27th May 2016: Christchurch’s inaugural public bike sharing scheme has received key backing for future development from the Sustainable Initiatives Fund (SIFT). More >>

Have LEGO toys become more violent?

Monday, 23 May 2016, 12:05 pm | University of Canterbury

LEGO toy products have become significantly more violent in recent years, according to newly published research from the University of Canterbury. More >>

What will an Alpine Fault earthquake feel like?

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 11:35 am | University of Canterbury

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury Earthquake Engineering Professor Brendon Bradley will discuss how new methods of understanding ground shaking in the Canterbury earthquakes are helping us prepare for the future living in the ... More >>

UC Forestry academic wins international award

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:08 pm | University of Canterbury

Dr Justin Morgenroth, senior lecturer in the New Zealand School of Forestry at University of Canterbury, has been awarded the 2016 Early Career Scientist Award, one of the International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) Awards of Distinction . More >>

UC researchers study how children with autism sleep

Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:23 pm | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism. More >>



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