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UC one of top universities to travel abroad to

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 12:26 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) has been named as one of the top universities worth travelling abroad for by website FlipKey.com. More >>

UC and CPIT launch new degree programme

Monday, 13 October 2014, 4:16 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) will launch its new Master of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing joint initiative with Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) today (13 October). The new programme gives the opportunity for students who ... More >>

Spider prefers mosquitoes for dinner

Monday, 13 October 2014, 12:15 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury scientists Professor Robert Jackson and Dr Fiona Cross (Biological Sciences), along with colleagues from Singapore, China and Malaysia, have discovered that a Malaysian jumping spider, Paracyrba wanlessi , specialises at dining on mosquitoes. More >>

Young UC researchers’ work recognised

Friday, 10 October 2014, 9:57 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) academics have been named the inaugural recipients of the University of Canterbury’s Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award. More >>

Stories of family past investigated

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 9:34 am | University of Canterbury

An acclaimed writer is venturing overseas to study another language in order to piece together the puzzle of his own family history. More >>

Student club celebrates 10 year anniversary

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) student-run not-for-profit organisation will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Wednesday 8 October at its annual awards ceremony. More >>

What if… We could predict Game of Thrones?

Monday, 6 October 2014, 10:47 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) academic Dr Richard Vale (Mathematics and Statistics) has designed a statistical model to predict the future outcome of Game of Thrones. More >>

Fine arts graduate youngest finalist in the Wallace Awards

Friday, 3 October 2014, 11:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury fine arts graduate Elle Plank is the youngest person among the finalists in this year’s Wallace Art Awards More >>

A Man’s Best Friend in Antarctica

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 9:27 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) historian will recount the special role that dogs have played in Antarctic operations at a public talkon Sunday (5 October) at New Zealand’s premiere IceFest festival. More >>

Ice telescope uncovers mysteries of the universe

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:29 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) astroparticle physicist will explain how a telescope made from ice can help scientists search for high-energy particles from the cosmos at a public talk on Friday (3 October) at New Zealand’s premiere IceFest festival. More >>

UC selected for Samsung research

Friday, 26 September 2014, 11:41 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury research may shortly be helping elite sportspeople, adrenaline junkies and even nervous brides and grooms share their emotions during an event through a new form of wearable teleconferencing. More >>

UC uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 3:30 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury engineering research project is evaluating the methods and models used to predict the expected damage to multi-storey reinforced concrete buildings during earthquakes, using data gathered during the Canterbury earthquakes. More >>

Student wins scholarship for humanitarian engineering skills

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 11:22 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student is the only New Zealander to be awarded a scholarship that will utilise her engineering skills for humanitarian projects. More >>

Remote flying takes off at UC

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 11:12 am | University of Canterbury

Two UC academics have designed a programme that allows third-year engineering students to fly model helicopters remotely from any computer in the world. More >>

University of Canterbury comments on Roundie 500

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 9:32 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury strongly disapproves of the actions of a number of individuals involved in the recent ENSOC Roundie 500 event. More >>

UC retains ranking in top three percent of universities

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:28 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has retained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world. More >>

Student wins Sir Peter Blake youth ambassador scholarship

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:25 am | University of Canterbury

September 14, 2014 A University of Canterbury honours mechatronics engineering graduate Angus Watson will use a Sir Peter Blake youth ambassador scholarship to live in the Antarctic for six weeks later this year to collate energy data important to the future ... More >>

How homeless people use their cellphones

Monday, 15 September 2014, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is investigating how homeless or rough-sleeping young people use their mobile phones on the streets. More >>

IPENZ head to give lecture at University of Canterbury

Friday, 12 September 2014, 12:55 pm | University of Canterbury

IPENZ head to give public lecture at the University of Canterbury September 12 2014 Dr Kevin Thompson, the president of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ), will give the University of Canterbury’s annual Hopkins lecture ... More >>

Project aims to help NZers with hearing problems

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:52 pm | University of Canterbury

A major University of Canterbury research project, which today received a $1 million Government funding boost, aims to help many of the 500,000 New Zealanders who are deaf and have hearing problems. More >>

 

 

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