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UC earthquake engineer Young Engineer of the Year finalist

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 11:22 am | University of Canterbury

A prominent University of Canterbury engineer, who has tested and researched the impact of earthquakes, is a finalist in the Young New Zealand Engineer of the Year Awards tomorrow night. More >>

Canterbury researcher wins major national ecology award

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:49 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher has won a major national ecology award for his research into how communities of interacting species respond to environmental changes. More >>

Bay of Plenty’s infrastructure organisation above-average

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:46 pm | University of Canterbury

A major investigation has found the Bay of Plenty’s critical infrastructure organisations are of above-average resilience. University of Canterbury researchers developed a new methodology for organisations to measure and benchmark an organisation’s resilience. More >>

Link between inequality and teen births studied

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 11:03 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury economics and finance postgraduate student’s research project has been unable to find a strong link between teen birth rates and socio-economic inequality. More >>

Canterbury student working for Ericsson in Silicon Valley

Monday, 24 November 2014, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate master of engineering management student has received an internship with one of the biggest information and communications technology (ICT) companies in the world. More >>

Neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate

Monday, 24 November 2014, 9:25 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand first neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate November 24, 2014 A University of Canterbury graduate student has produced a nationwide app showing the best cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and events in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch ... More >>

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 9:24 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers. More >>

Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for NZ

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 9:22 am | University of Canterbury

The effects of the Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for the whole country More >>

Academic not surprised owners docking worker wages

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:10 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury business and economics associate professor says she is not surprised that petrol business owners would make their staff pay for loss of income due to customers not paying their petrol. More >>

Student researcher looks at refuelling for disabled drivers

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:58 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is helping a community-based organisation conduct further research into the feasibility of an automated refuelling device for mobility-impaired drivers. More >>

Former Volunteer Army leader: everyday systems are priority

Friday, 21 November 2014, 1:57 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army was involved in five major response operations after the earthquakes but the army’s foundation co-founder Jason Pemberton says more importantly they learned about dysfunctional everyday systems. More >>

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 9:09 am | University of Canterbury

Lessons still need to be learned from the search and rescue efforts following the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, a leading New Zealand lawyer, Nigel Hampton QC, says. More >>

Marketing expert Paul Ballantine to receive teaching medal

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 1:28 pm | University of Canterbury

Marketing expert Associate Professor Paul Ballantine will this week receive the University of Canterbury’s Teaching Medal in recognition of his outstanding achievements and his contribution to the university as a lecturer, supervisor and head of department. More >>

What could the Black Caps batsmen gain from Game Sense?

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

Success in the 2015 World Cricket Cup will require far more than good technique for the Black Caps, University of Canterbury’s new head of sport and physical education Professor Richard Light says. More >>

Canterbury’s student earns Rhodes scholarship

Sunday, 16 November 2014, 2:11 pm | University of Canterbury

When University of Canterbury physics student Hadleigh Frost heads to Oxford University next year, he will be the fifth Canterbury student in five years to earn a Rhodes doctoral studies scholarship. More >>

Businesses need to plan better for faster disaster recovery

Friday, 14 November 2014, 12:16 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand businesses and organisations need to accurately plan better to recover faster from any major disaster, University of Canterbury resilience researcher Dr John Vargo says. More >>

Speaker will talk from experience about community resilience

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 11:08 am | University of Canterbury

A mother who lost her 12 year old daughter in a car crash this year will give a keynote talk about resilience at the second annual New Zealand tertiary engagement summit at the University of Canterbury later this month. More >>

UC postgraduate to produce health and safety app

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 11:19 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury master of engineering management (MEM) student is producing an app to help a large consulting company improve their health and safety systems. More >>

UC research student makes fresh discovery on heart disease

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 11:16 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury biological sciences research student Edward Marks has made a fresh discovery into heart disease issues, which has earned him an award for scientific innovation. More >>

University of Canterbury electric vehicles at Evolocity

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:25 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury will have many of its electric vehicles featuring in Evolocity, the first event of its kind in New Zealand, at Ruapuna, Christchurch, later this month. More >>

 

 

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