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Students believe forging links with Australia has benefits

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 9:58 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury history and anthropology second year students mostly believe forging links with Australia has benefits but sharing the same currency was not an option. More >>

Students to work closely with community organisations

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 9:29 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury is seeking to strengthen its engagement with the Christchurch community by launching a special project in September for many business students to work closely with up to 40 organisations. More >>

Engineering student and world champion keeping busy

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 9:28 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury’s engineering student and world barefoot waterski champion Georgia Groen is juggling a busy schedule. More >>

Top US university author to feature UoC expert in book

Sunday, 20 April 2014, 6:00 pm | University of Canterbury

A professor from the world’s number one rated university will have her book published next year featuring University of Canterbury physics expert Professor Roy Kerr. More >>

Passionate entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 11:51 am | University of Canterbury

One of New Zealand’s most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at the graduation ceremony tomorrow (Thursday). More >>

Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:15 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury postgraduate civil and natural resources engineering researchers are developing new methods to improve the performance of steel structures in earthquakes. More >>

People with disabilities most adversely affected in crises

Monday, 14 April 2014, 9:42 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury expert says people with disabilities are among the most adversely affected during conflict situations or when natural disasters strike. More >>

Researchers look at impacts of prejudiced comments on line

Monday, 14 April 2014, 9:40 am | University of Canterbury

Canterbury researchers looking at impacts of prejudiced comments on line April 13, 2014 University of Canterbury psychology and management researchers have been looking at the impact of online and social media prejudice toward ethnic groups. The increased ... More >>

Lack of female quota culture harming company performance

Monday, 14 April 2014, 9:36 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s low proportion of female board members on large listed companies is solidifying the glass ceiling for women, a University of Canterbury gender quality expert says. More >>

Christchurch’s sizzle-seller to receive honorary doctorate

Friday, 11 April 2014, 8:29 am | University of Canterbury

One of Christchurch’s most passionate business people leading the city’s rebuild will receive an honorary doctorate at next week University of Canterbury graduation ceremonies. Christchurch property investor and entrepreneur Antony Gough will become ... More >>

Research helping national organisations to recover faster

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 8:19 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury research team is working with 11 key national infrastructure organisations exploring ways to increase their overall organisational resilience. More >>

Oscar-winning filmmaker to become honorary doctor

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 9:07 am | University of Canterbury

Oscar-winning filmmaker to become University of Canterbury honorary doctor April 9, 2014 His film won an Academy award, he is good friends with actors such as Robin Williams, and next week Vincent Ward becomes an honorary doctor of the University ... More >>

Discovery channel filming giant catapult in action

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 9:03 am | University of Canterbury

One of the biggest documentary television channels in the world, Discovery, will be filming a University of Canterbury giant catapult volcanic research project later today. A Discovery film crew from Canada will shoot a giant university catapult which ... More >>

Children’s beliefs affect maths performance

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 10:37 am | University of Canterbury

A general perception that New Zealand school children are not doing as well as they should in maths may not be entirely correct, a University of Canterbury researcher has found. More >>

UC PhD student seeks solutions to child behavioural problems

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:46 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury health sciences PhD student is investigating a different approach to solving behavioural and emotional problems in young children. More >>

No surprise in the latest climate change report

Sunday, 6 April 2014, 12:49 pm | University of Canterbury

The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should provide pause for thought on future decision making, University of Canterbury geography postgraduate Dr Simon Allen says. More >>

Coastal expert to give lecture at University of Canterbury

Friday, 4 April 2014, 10:23 am | University of Canterbury

An international expert on coastal flooding will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week about the impact of sea level rise in cities and urban areas such as Christchurch. More >>

Phone charge booster idea wins UC entre business competition

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:01 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury honours engineering student Jordie Simmonds has won a competition that encourages UC students to share their business ideas. The annual Napkin challenge, which is part of UC’s innovative entre programme run by students to educate students ... More >>

Canterbury designed trampoline wins international award

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 11:46 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury designed Springfree trampoline has won the Best of the Best prize in one of the world’s largest product competitions the annual international Red Dot Awards for 2014. More >>

Investigating critical thickness of sea ice

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:26 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating key factors into the state of the climate system by assessing sea ice thickness in the Southern Ocean. More >>

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