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Canterbury leads the way with innovative University Council

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 5:07 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Council will lead the way in reducing the size of its governing body – from 20 members to 12, following the gazetting of a new constitution. The change will take effect on 1 August. More >>

UC sells stake in earthquake solutions venture

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:37 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) has sold its stake in Canterbury Seismic Instruments Limited (CSI) to local technology advisory and investment company Aoraki Partners, completing its direct involvement in a successful research commercialisation initiative. More >>

Prize for Canterbury student’s drone innovation

Friday, 24 July 2015, 3:07 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) engineering student Scott Spooner’s entry in the prestigious ‘C-Prize UAV Challenge’ has been recognised as the most innovative entry across New Zealand. More >>

Children with autism needed for sleep research

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9:10 am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism. More >>

UC student in research with world-leading android designer

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:45 am | University of Canterbury

A HIT Lab NZ student’s exploratory research of human-robot interaction could have an impact on the selection of service robots in households of the future or in industries such as aged care. More >>

Canterbury academics to lead new Swiss Turing Centre

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 9:55 am | University of Canterbury

In the wake of the recent blockbuster The Imitation Game about Alan Turing, Christchurch has acquired a new Turing-inspired connection with Europe. More >>

Facial scrubs threaten health and environment

Monday, 20 July 2015, 10:34 am | University of Canterbury

Dr Sally Gaw will discuss the impact of microplastics on the environment at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) at 7pm onWednesday 22 July. More >>

Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders are our friends

Monday, 20 July 2015, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders are our friends Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers’ insights about two species of spider that feed preferentially on mosquitoes have been published in the Journal of Arachnology in America. More >>

Lecture on collaboration between engineers and architects

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:40 am | University of Canterbury

Respected design engineer, Alastair Cattanach will discuss the benefits of collaboration between engineers and architects at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) on 31 July. More >>

Positive thoughts potentially dangerous

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

Positive images of the Christchurch recovery are a “time travel dream machine”, but more distracting than negative ones, according to University of Canterbury (UC) research findings. More >>

Canterbury ‘Bee Team’ helps typhoon victims in Philippines

Monday, 13 July 2015, 2:55 pm | University of Canterbury

Five University of Canterbury (UC) students have returned from the Philippines after helping a poor community of 2,280 people establish hives of stingless bees to aid the community’s recovery from typhoon devastation. More >>

Deal signed with manufacturer of energy efficient motors

Monday, 13 July 2015, 11:38 am | University of Canterbury

Dr Richard Strahan from Canterbury’s Electrical Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre) has, with assistance from the University of Canterbury’s Research & Innovation team, successfully completed a licensing agreement with New Zealand-based Wellington ... More >>

Honorary doctorates for black hole mathematician

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 9:42 am | University of Canterbury

A Kiwi mathematician whose work ushered in ‘the Golden Age of Black Hole Physics’ and a Taranaki engineer whose companies are global leaders in bitumen technologies and heavy engineering are to be honoured by the University of Canterbury (UC). More >>

UC alumni Paris bound for UN climate change conference

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 9:28 am | University of Canterbury

UC alumni Paris bound for UN climate change conference University of Canterbury alumni Anna Sturman and Natalie Jones have been selected for the New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD) heading to the United Nations’ negotiations on climate change ... More >>

Do head offices kill innovation?

Monday, 6 July 2015, 1:48 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) Director of International Growth Strategies, Tony Mortensen, will explore the pitfalls of centralisation at a free public lecture at the University at 7pm on Wednesday 8 July. More >>

UC athletes competing at World University Games

Monday, 6 July 2015, 9:36 am | University of Canterbury

Six University of Canterbury athletes are representing New Zealand at the World University Games in Gwangiu, South Korea. More >>

Awards for Canterbury power research

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:47 am | University of Canterbury

Researchers from Christchurch’s Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre) at the University of Canterbury (UC) have received two coveted awards at the Electricity Engineers’ Association (EEA) Conference for the second year in a row. More >>

UC awards 2015 Research Medal

Friday, 3 July 2015, 9:33 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) academic who specialises in the analysis of words and sounds has been awarded the University’s 2015 Research Medal. More >>

Four University of Canterbury students win Todd Awards

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 3:42 pm | University of Canterbury

Four University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate students are among nine New Zealand university students to receive Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence. The aim of the awards is to support projects that promote excellence and encourage the development ... More >>

Students’ couch burning leads to international showcase

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 9:26 am | University of Canterbury

Couch burning by two University of Canterbury (UC) students has led to international recognition instead of trouble with the police, thanks to their academic focus and analysis. More >>



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