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University of Canterbury (UC) announces half-year result

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 4:33 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s six-monthly result to the end of June shows sound financial performance as it continues to deliver research excellence and high-quality education to students, while managing many diverse issues arising from remediation, ... More >>

Samoan student celebration in Christchurch

Monday, 24 August 2015, 2:47 pm | University of Canterbury

Hundreds of Samoan university students arrive in Christchurch this week for six days of competitions and celebration of Samoan culture. More >>

What If... Computers Could Save Lives?

Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:06 am | University of Canterbury

By winning the TV quiz show Jeopardy in 2011, the IBM Watson supercomputer set a new standard for the use of computers in data analytics. Today, the amount of data created about our health is growing at a massive rate. But should we leave crucial ... More >>

Students’ renewable energy designs assist Tonga

Friday, 21 August 2015, 8:50 am | University of Canterbury

Five University of Canterbury (UC) electrical engineering students have returned from Tonga after assisting the local power company to investigate various renewable energy projects. More >>

Life of Canterbury cricket’s founding fathers revealed

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 9:58 am | University of Canterbury

The lives of the Brittan brothers and their contribution during the settlement of Canterbury are explored in a new book published by Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

Canterbury student to present brain research in Italy

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 8:20 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student will present world-leading research in lapse/microsleep detection at an international conference in Italy this month. This research using advanced signal processing and artificial intelligence has the potential ... More >>

Earthquake book to be launched at Film Festival

Friday, 14 August 2015, 10:26 am | University of Canterbury

A new book about how earthquakes have been represented on film will be launched at the newly-restored Isaac Theatre Royal on 20 August during the New Zealand International Film Festival. More >>

Fulbright scholarship takes Canterbury student to Florida

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:58 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) student Tom Swan is heading to the United States after being awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study mosquitoes. More >>

Two tertiary teaching awards for Canterbury

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 3:37 pm | University of Canterbury

Two dedicated University of Canterbury (UC) academics received Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards at a presentation at Parliament last night. More >>

Arts education can boost Kiwi economy

Monday, 10 August 2015, 10:32 am | University of Canterbury

The purpose of a university education and the value of an Arts degree will be explored at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) at 7pm on Wednesday 12 August. More >>

Canterbury student becomes World Champion in Chinese

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 3:23 pm | University of Canterbury

Bradley Meredith, an Engineering student at the University of Canterbury (UC), has won top prize in the international finals of the 14th ‘Chinese Bridge’ competition held this week in Beijing, China. More >>

Canterbury leads the way with innovative University Council

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 5:07 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Council will lead the way in reducing the size of its governing body – from 20 members to 12, following the gazetting of a new constitution. The change will take effect on 1 August. More >>

UC sells stake in earthquake solutions venture

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:37 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) has sold its stake in Canterbury Seismic Instruments Limited (CSI) to local technology advisory and investment company Aoraki Partners, completing its direct involvement in a successful research commercialisation initiative. More >>

Prize for Canterbury student’s drone innovation

Friday, 24 July 2015, 3:07 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) engineering student Scott Spooner’s entry in the prestigious ‘C-Prize UAV Challenge’ has been recognised as the most innovative entry across New Zealand. More >>

Children with autism needed for sleep research

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9:10 am | 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 >>

UC student in research with world-leading android designer

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:45 am | University of Canterbury

A HIT Lab NZ student’s exploratory research of human-robot interaction could have an impact on the selection of service robots in households of the future or in industries such as aged care. More >>

Canterbury academics to lead new Swiss Turing Centre

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 9:55 am | University of Canterbury

In the wake of the recent blockbuster The Imitation Game about Alan Turing, Christchurch has acquired a new Turing-inspired connection with Europe. More >>

Facial scrubs threaten health and environment

Monday, 20 July 2015, 10:34 am | University of Canterbury

Dr Sally Gaw will discuss the impact of microplastics on the environment at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) at 7pm onWednesday 22 July. More >>

Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders are our friends

Monday, 20 July 2015, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders are our friends Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers’ insights about two species of spider that feed preferentially on mosquitoes have been published in the Journal of Arachnology in America. More >>

Lecture on collaboration between engineers and architects

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:40 am | University of Canterbury

Respected design engineer, Alastair Cattanach will discuss the benefits of collaboration between engineers and architects at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) on 31 July. More >>

 

 

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