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Recognition of outstanding PhD work

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:56 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student has been granted an award by the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) for his outstanding academic excellence. More >>

New items added to Logie Collection

Monday, 18 May 2015, 9:32 am | University of Canterbury

Two new antiquities have been added to the University of Canterbury’s James Logie Memorial Collection. More >>

Rocket Lab - UC collaborating to educate aerospace engineers

Friday, 15 May 2015, 9:41 am | University of Canterbury

Auckland-based Rocket Lab and the University of Canterbury are collaborating to help educate New Zealanders in the specialist field of aerospace engineering. More >>

Leading international aid worker to give public lecture

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:01 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury’s entrepreneur in residence and humanitarian and aid worker Linda Cruse will give a public lecture on campus next week about the importance of volunteering and how students can make a difference in the world. More >>

Research will help provide better quality care for patients

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 9:40 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury hearing researching Associate Professor Greg O’Beirne has received a $319,500 Oticon Foundation grant to investigate the prevention of hearing loss during ear surgery. More >>

Benefits in the centre for earthquake research

Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:34 pm | University of Canterbury

National economic and health benefits in the centre for earthquake resilience May 10, 2015 A University of Canterbury earthquake engineering expert sees economic and health benefits from the university being awarded $21.5 million of government funding ... More >>

Scientist looking into ecological systems is honoured

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:19 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury scientist is researching ecological networks where people are placing ever increasing pressures on crucial ecological communities around the world. More >>

Engineers carrying out biggest tests in southern hemisphere

Friday, 8 May 2015, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

Canterbury engineers carrying out biggest tests in the southern hemisphere May 8, 2015 University of Canterbury civil engineers are carrying out the biggest bridge building tests in the southern hemisphere. Tests are being undertaken in the College ... More >>

Graduate spent 10 months in South Africa for HIV research

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 10:09 am | University of Canterbury

A recent University of Canterbury graduate spent 10 months living in South Africa for her PhD research looking at the negotiation of HIV prevention among 30 rural community HIV educators. Dr Eva Maureau lived in the KwaZulu-Natal province, one ... More >>

People with medical skills urgently needed for Nepal aid

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 9:19 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Sam Johnson, who led the university’s Student volunteer Army after the Christchurch earthquakes, has appealed on anyone with medical skills to head to Nepal. More >>

Canterbury professor appointed Antarctic Institute director

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 9:28 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Professor Bryan Storey has been appointed director of the International Antarctic Institute (IAI), a global consortium of 20 universities and agencies all over the world that provide university-level education and conduct ... More >>

Experts gather to discuss stroke-related issues

Monday, 4 May 2015, 10:12 am | University of Canterbury

Nearly 100 experts, engineers, physiologists, clinicians, medical academics and students from around the world will discuss the impact of new technology on helping recovering patients at an international stroke rehabilitation conference in Christchurch next ... More >>

UC students start their 21-day International Challenge

Sunday, 3 May 2015, 10:32 am | University of Canterbury

Thirty students tomorrow start their 21-day International Challenge tomorrow, working with New Zealand business leaders to change the lives of a struggling community in the Philippines. More >>

Universities and schools realising advantages of cell phones

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 9:32 am | University of Canterbury

Universities and schools are realising the advantages of cell phones as an integral part of learning, a University of Canterbury PhD education student says. More >>

Student avoids suicide bombings and kidnappings in Kabul

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:38 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student who has just graduated with a commerce degree completed much of his thesis in Afghanistan, avoiding suicide bombings and kidnappings. More >>

Canterbury in top one percent in civil engineering

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 8:56 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is ranked in the top one percent in the world in civil and structural engineering in the latest QS world university rankings by subject released today. More >>

Sam Johnson heading to Nepal

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 2:02 pm | University of Canterbury

Sam Johnson heading to Nepal to assist in aid work after the fatal Himalayan earthquake More >>

What if more people could understand the law?

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:25 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury law expert Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says there are two things that fascinate a lot of New Zealanders - real estate and criminal justice. More >>

UC students train for Ultimate world champs in London

Sunday, 26 April 2015, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury students are juggling their university commitments with preparations for the World Flying Disc Federation Ultimate Frisbee world championship in London this July. More >>

New Zealand looks upon Anzac Day differently than Australia

Friday, 24 April 2015, 9:42 am | University of Canterbury

The difference between how Australia and New Zealand look at Anzac Day could be borne out of the fact that New Zealand, unlike Australia, had sent men to fight overseas as representatives of the country before Gallipoli, a visiting expert to University ... More >>

 

 

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