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Mathematician to receive Innovation Medal

Monday, 5 October 2015, 12:07 pm | University of Canterbury

Mathematician to receive Innovation Medal for work improving artificial limbs and mining Associate Professor Rick Beatson will receive the University of Canterbury’s prestigious Innovation Medal this year for his work with ARANZ Geo and ARANZ Medical ... More >>

UC Alumnus helps save historic quake-damaged telscope

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 10:13 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has announced that the quake-damaged Townsend Telescope will again search the starry skies above the Arts Centre in central Christchurch, thanks largely to the generosity of an American alumnus. More >>

‘Criminal gene’ raises legal and moral issues

Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 3:56 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) academic says the development of research around a ‘criminal gene’ and its increasing use in legal cases internationally raises scary issues for societies around the globe. More >>

Two UC composers win Douglas Lilburn tribute competition

Monday, 28 September 2015, 10:54 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury composers are among the winners of the inaugural NZTrio Composing Competition 2015: Celebrating Lilburn. More >>

Discovery of extraterrestrial life expected before 2040

Monday, 28 September 2015, 9:20 am | University of Canterbury

Visiting American researcher Dr Seth Shostak says humans will find extraterrestrial life in the next 24 years, or he’ll buy you a cup of coffee. That’s the premise of a free public lecture Dr Shostak will make at the University of Canterbury on ... More >>

MBIE funds UC researchers’ ideas for over $3 million

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 4:04 pm | University of Canterbury

Three University of Canterbury (UC) science research innovations are among the successful proposals that will receive funding worth more than $3 million through MBIE's 2015 Science Investment Round. More >>

Academic’s brainpower creates new income stream

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 11:06 am | University of Canterbury

‘Research commercialisation’ at the University of Canterbury (UC) has taken a step forward via the signing of a new agreement with Lincoln-based agricultural technology company, CropLogic Ltd. More >>

University of Canterbury improves QS ranking

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 8:46 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has improved 31 places to 211 in the latest QS University rankings released today. More >>

UC names College of Engineering building after John Britten

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 3:15 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is to name a College of Engineering building in honour of trailblazing Christchurch innovator and engineer John Britten. More >>

UC media training wins international innovation award

Monday, 7 September 2015, 3:40 pm | University of Canterbury

A joint media training exercise between The University of Canterbury’s Hazard and Disaster Management and Journalism programmes has won an international award for innovation. More >>

UC Professor Julia Rucklidge presented with the Ballin Award

Monday, 7 September 2015, 12:56 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor Julia Rucklidge from the University of Canterbury has been presented with the Ballin Award. This award recognises notably significant contributions to the development or enhancement of clinical psychology in Aotearoa New Zealand by a member ... More >>

University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 1:58 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is to offer scholarships for postgraduate research into the effects of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes, focusing on the lessons learned from the response. More >>

University of Canterbury (UC) announces half-year result

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 4:33 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s six-monthly result to the end of June shows sound financial performance as it continues to deliver research excellence and high-quality education to students, while managing many diverse issues arising from remediation, ... More >>

Samoan student celebration in Christchurch

Monday, 24 August 2015, 2:47 pm | University of Canterbury

Hundreds of Samoan university students arrive in Christchurch this week for six days of competitions and celebration of Samoan culture. More >>

What If... Computers Could Save Lives?

Monday, 24 August 2015, 10:06 am | University of Canterbury

By winning the TV quiz show Jeopardy in 2011, the IBM Watson supercomputer set a new standard for the use of computers in data analytics. Today, the amount of data created about our health is growing at a massive rate. But should we leave crucial ... More >>

Students’ renewable energy designs assist Tonga

Friday, 21 August 2015, 8:50 am | University of Canterbury

Five University of Canterbury (UC) electrical engineering students have returned from Tonga after assisting the local power company to investigate various renewable energy projects. More >>

Life of Canterbury cricket’s founding fathers revealed

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 9:58 am | University of Canterbury

The lives of the Brittan brothers and their contribution during the settlement of Canterbury are explored in a new book published by Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

Canterbury student to present brain research in Italy

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 8:20 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student will present world-leading research in lapse/microsleep detection at an international conference in Italy this month. This research using advanced signal processing and artificial intelligence has the potential ... More >>

Earthquake book to be launched at Film Festival

Friday, 14 August 2015, 10:26 am | University of Canterbury

A new book about how earthquakes have been represented on film will be launched at the newly-restored Isaac Theatre Royal on 20 August during the New Zealand International Film Festival. More >>

Fulbright scholarship takes Canterbury student to Florida

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 9:58 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) student Tom Swan is heading to the United States after being awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study mosquitoes. More >>



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