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World-leading Canterbury physicist wins Innovation Medal

Friday, 19 October 2018, 9:50 am | University of Canterbury

Internationally respected Physics Professor Phil Butler has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the University of Canterbury (UC) Innovation Medal, the highest award the University can bestow to an outstanding innovator. More >>

UC Commerce student chosen as Blake Antarctic Ambassador

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:14 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Commerce student Harry Seagar is heading to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand. More >>

New study links common herbicides and antibiotic resistance

Friday, 12 October 2018, 2:36 pm | University of Canterbury

A new study finds that bacteria develop antibiotic resistance up to 100,000 times faster when exposed to the world’s most widely used herbicides, Roundup (glyphosate) and Kamba (dicamba) and antibiotics compared to without the herbicide. More >>

Black Flu: Why should we remember 1918 influenza pandemic?

Friday, 12 October 2018, 9:55 am | University of Canterbury

NZ Heritage Week-UC Connect public lecture: Black Flu: Why should we remember the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand? More >>

IPCC report ‘end of magical thinking’ about climate change

Monday, 8 October 2018, 5:03 pm | University of Canterbury

Limiting global warming to 1.5C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment released today (2pm Monday 8 October NZTime). With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, ... More >>

Have prehistoric eruptions being lying about their age?

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:55 pm | University of Canterbury

Volcanic lies: Have prehistoric eruptions being lying about their age? Some volcanic eruptions, including the most recent large Taupo eruption in New Zealand, may be lying about their age, according to new University of Canterbury research. A study ... More >>

Revolutionary 3D colour X-ray for medicine

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 9:33 am | University of Canterbury

Invented in Christchurch, the MARS spectral x-ray scanner will revolutionise medical imaging globally, and the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer and heart disease, because it provides far greater detail of the body’s chemical components. ... More >>

UC students show it’s All Right to look after yourself

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:32 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) students are showing how to actively think about mental health and wellbeing with an amble that’s anything but aimless. More >>

UC scientists mix technology, art and roleplay

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:34 am | University of Canterbury

Combining special effects, science, art and storytelling, University of Canterbury geological scientists have developed an exciting hi-tech game to help high school students understand the power of the earth. More >>

Vitamins may help smokers quit – new research

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:06 pm | University of Canterbury

New research by University of Canterbury (UC) psychologists shows that minerals and vitamins help to reduce cigarette consumption and promote successful quitting. More >>

Does New Zealand law legitimise organised crime?

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:05 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) law professor warns that New Zealand’s limited enforcement of a global Anti-Bribery convention may leave us open to organised crime and corruption. More >>

Cultural amnesia – the price of lost perspectives in NZ

Monday, 24 September 2018, 3:42 pm | University of Canterbury

Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field. More >>

UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 11:43 am | University of Canterbury

How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? How does the rapidly changing world affect New Zealand? More >>

UC Marketing academic honoured in national teaching awards

Friday, 14 September 2018, 10:54 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer , from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament last ... More >>

UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named US Ambassador

Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:24 am | University of Canterbury

UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States More >>

Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:17 pm | University of Canterbury

Lawyers are not popular, as Shakespeare’s most famous and much-repeated quote makes clear. However, the changing nature of law means that the exhortations of Dick the Butcher to “kill all the lawyers” may no longer be necessary. More >>

Nicky Hager public lecture

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week. More >>

New city library’s quake resilience

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 3:23 pm | University of Canterbury

Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage. More >>

New book highlights endurance athletes’ tough life choices

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:20 pm | University of Canterbury

The question mark hanging on the title of world-class triathlete and coach John Hellemans’ memoir Never, Ever Give Up? represents his growing awareness of the tough life choices endurance sports athletes have to make. More >>

Anxiety study participants sought

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 12:55 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor Julia Rucklidge , the driving force behind the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group at the University of Canterbury (UC), is seeking pregnant participants for the latest study on anxiety and depression. More >>



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