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New pathway to teaching

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:43 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury’s (UC) Master of Teaching and Learning is fast developing a reputation for excellence and innovation. More >>

Protection against unfair competition focus of new book

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 1:53 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Law lecturer Dr Christian Riffel’s first published book explores the subject of unfair competition, what international protections exist and the enforcement role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). More >>

Sustainable agriculture — getting more for less

Friday, 21 October 2016, 1:53 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) research shows that timing could be everything when it comes to getting the best results out of fertilisers in the dairy industry. More >>

UC academic wins award for forestry research

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 5:05 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury academic has been recognised for his important contribution to the forestry industry, winning the award for his international quality science research at the 2016 Forest Science Awards. More >>

New book - New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 1:06 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history sets out to inform current debate about the sustainable use of New Zealand’s fresh water by exploring the history of our often conflicted relationship with our rivers. More >>

New book explores NZ crime, law and justice

Monday, 17 October 2016, 1:09 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury academic’s latest book examines recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the 20th century to the present – the first book of its type published in New Zealand. More >>

Director General explores the Pacific’s future

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 4:32 pm | University of Canterbury

The issues of free trade, poverty, climate change and governance in the Pacific will be explored at this year’s Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Lecture. More >>

Students explore 30 years of Homosexual Law Reform

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 1:46 pm | University of Canterbury

A new exhibition uses archival material from the University of Canterbury’s Macmillan Brown Library collection to mark 30 years since the Homosexual Law Reform (HLR) Bill was passed in New Zealand. More >>

Cricket researcher makes game-changing app

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 12:20 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) sport scientist has released a new mobile app that is set to change and improve the way cricket bowlers train. More >>

Hunting the elusive neutrino in Antarctica

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 11:19 am | University of Canterbury

Every second of every hour of every day, 100 trillion neutrinos pass through the tip of your thumb – in fact through every square centimetre of your body. These neutrinos are streaming out of the centre of the sun. Star stuff streams through ... More >>

Cochlear scholarship winner aims to fight injustice

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 12:18 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury law student has been recognised as one of the most outstanding young people with a Cochlear implant in Australasia. More >>

NZ’s aspiring astronaut returns from NASA inspired

Monday, 10 October 2016, 11:19 am | University of Canterbury

Dr Sarah Kessans, the postdoctoral fellow at the University of Canterbury who is in the top 1% of applicants shortlisted by NASA to become an astronaut, recently returned from initial interviews for NASA's Astronaut Candidate Class of 2017 in ... More >>

Rewriting Judgments: Feminism in Action

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:04 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand lawyers and legal academics are part of a global project in which they are challenged to think about the law in a different way to rewrite key judgments. More >>

UC in NZ’s first autonomous e-vehicle trial

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 12:05 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s hi-tech researchers are playing a vital part in trialling New Zealand’s first fully autonomous electric vehicle. More >>

Canterbury earthquake engineers win international honour

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 10:57 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) earthquake engineers have been honoured at an American convention for the world-class excellence of their post-quake research assessing liquefaction hazards in Christchurch. More >>

NZ school rugby teaching lacks character and values

Friday, 30 September 2016, 10:34 am | University of Canterbury

New research from the University of Canterbury reveals that rugby in New Zealand secondary schools has no clear educative or social intention, focusing on building technical skills rather than developing character, social skills or resilience. More >>

Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

The Ngai Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury is hosting a lecture series , He Kokonga Whare - Māori and the Transmission of Historical Trauma, on the high rates of trauma that generations of Māori have experienced. More >>

UC researchers awarded $5 million for smart ideas

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 12:15 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers have been the most successful of all the New Zealand research institutes and universities in the MBIE Smart Ideas investment process, with five new scientific research projects awarded $5 million in funding. More >>

Schools students test quake resilient design at UC

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 1:01 pm | University of Canterbury

High school students will be able to use the University of Canterbury’s state-of the-art Structural Engineering Laboratory (SEL) to test the quake resilience of their mini-house prototypes these school holidays as part of a new design challenge. More >>

UC PhD student takes on land speed record again

Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:37 am | University of Canterbury

An engineer studying for his PhD at the University of Canterbury is simultaneously researching the aerodynamics of asymmetrical vehicles and setting new world land-speed records. More >>



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