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Ground broken on new UCSA building Haere-roa

Friday, 21 July 2017, 6:32 pm | University of Canterbury

The press release that follows is released by the University of Canterbury on behalf of the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA): More >>

UC study aims to improve symptoms of depression and anxiety

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:39 pm | University of Canterbury

\A world-leading new University of Canterbury research trial aims to help pregnant women improve symptoms of anxiety and antenatal depression through better nutrition. More >>

Using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:14 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to regrow missing body parts. More >>

Two UC student teams win prestigious IT awards

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 1:50 pm | University of Canterbury

Augmented reality stock management and cloud-based health and safety management concepts have shot two entrepreneurial groups of University of Canterbury (UC) students into the top three in the national MYOB IT Challenge for innovative business solutions. More >>

Science, junk science, and how to tell the difference

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 12:35 pm | University of Canterbury

How do we tell the difference between science, pseudo-science, anti-science rhetoric and ‘alternative facts’? More >>

University of Canterbury recognised as Fair Trade University

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:13 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has been recognised by the Fair Trade Association of Australia and Zealand as a Fair Trade University, one of only two in New Zealand, and the first entirely Fair Trade campus. Chair of the UC Fair Trade Committee Dr ... More >>

Better Start for dyslexic children

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:36 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers looking into strategies for addressing dyslexia and related language learning disabilities have been awarded $350,000 in funding by the National Science Challenge, A Better Start, in partnership with the child ... More >>

Xero boss Rod Drury named Global Marketer of the Year

Friday, 30 June 2017, 3:20 pm | University of Canterbury

Rod Drury, founder and CEO of Xero, has been named the Global Marketer of the Year at an international marketing research conference held at the University of Canterbury this week. More >>

Dr Jane Goodall inspires Canterbury students of all ages

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:15 pm | University of Canterbury

Environmentalist, humanitarian and the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees Dame Jane Goodall has taken time in her New Zealand tour to inspire Canterbury students of all ages, from primary-school age up to University of Canterbury students in the ... More >>

Fulbright New Zealand 2017 grantees include seven from UC

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 3:45 pm | University of Canterbury

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has congratulated the 60 New Zealanders honoured as Fulbright grantees at a ceremony at Parliament, including seven from the University of Canterbury. More >>

Joint study into Tūtaepatu lagoon water quality research

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:37 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are launching a joint study into the water quality and its effects on freshwater fish fauna, mahinga kai and wider ecosystems in Tūtaepatu Lagoon, in North Canterbury. More >>

UC appoints two Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:15 am | University of Canterbury

An award-winning Christchurch writer and a literary historian/poet are the two University of Canterbury Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2017. More >>

Ema Tavola appointed Pacific Studies Artist in Residence

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:47 pm | University of Canterbury

South Auckland artist Ema Tavola will be the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Artist in Residence for 2017. More >>

Drought-hit mudfish insight into surviving climate change

Friday, 16 June 2017, 3:06 pm | University of Canterbury

Life and death in a Westland rainforest: Drought-hit mudfish give insight into surviving climate change University of Canterbury researchers studying Westland mudfish have witnessed a life and death struggle that sheds new light on how species may survive ... More >>

57 students win PM’s scholarships to Asia

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:35 pm | University of Canterbury

Dozens of University of Canterbury students will gain first-hand experience studying in China, Thailand and Singapore after five UC programmes have been successful in the latest Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA) funding round. More >>

UC academic looks to the future

Monday, 12 June 2017, 6:37 pm | University of Canterbury

UC academic looks to the future on What Next? TV series Featuring on the What Next? panel of futurists all week in a live TV event, University of Canterbury academic Sacha McMeeking (Ngāi Tahu) is the Head of the Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous ... More >>

Ex Libris – art for bibliophile

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 2:51 pm | University of Canterbury

A bibliophile art-lover’s dream, an exhibition of artful bookplates and provenance is currently on display in the University of Canterbury’s Matariki gallery. More >>

UC student art exhibition returns to Arts Centre

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 2:02 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury senior sculpture students from the Ilam School of Fine Arts will display their artworks at the Christchurch Arts Centre for the first time since the Canterbury quakes, in a new exhibition this week. More >>

$160,000 for child autism and sleep disruption research

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 1:29 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researcher Dr Laurie McLay has received an emerging researcher first grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) valued at $160,825 over three years. More >>

Lead author reacts to US Paris Agreement withdrawal

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:14 am | University of Canterbury

It feels surreal to be listening to Trump’s announcement as I am packing to leave for the author meeting on the Special Report for the IPCC about how to achieve the objectives agreed in Paris to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. More >>



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