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Student Cycling to Paris to Raise Climate Change Concerns

Friday, 17 April 2015, 9:30 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is on a campaign cycling from the Pole to Paris in time for a United Nations meeting to negotiate a climate deal at the 21st Congress of the Parties in December. More >>

Researchers receive funding to help Kaikōua's fishery

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 12:06 pm | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury marine researchers have received about $100,000 of government funding over two years to collect information about the state of customary fisheries along the Kaikōura coastline. More >>

Canterbury researcher explores living with chronic pain

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 10:01 am | University of Canterbury

Canterbury researcher explores how one in six New Zealanders live with chronic pain A University of Canterbury researcher who graduates with her PhD this week has been examining how one in six New Zealanders live with chronic pain. More >>

Graduate had research approved 20 minutes before earthquake

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 10:38 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury Māori doctoral student who graduates today had her research approved by the university 20 minutes before the February 2011 earthquake hit. More >>

Students should engage with their communities

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 1:31 pm | University of Canterbury

University students should engage with their communities as part of the learning process when they get their degrees, University of Canterbury Associate Professor Billy O'Steen says. More >>

Smudge founder and Canterbury graduate makes award finals

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

Smudge mobile app designer and University of Canterbury graduate Reuben Bijl is one of five finalists in the Young Achiever category of the New Zealand Hi Tech Awards. More >>

Rose Centre to be officially opened this week

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 9:09 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research will be officially opened at Christchurch’s St George’s Hospital on Friday. More >>

Lone Pine seedlings to mark the 100th Anzac Day anniversary

Monday, 6 April 2015, 10:22 am | University of Canterbury

Three Turkish red pine seedlings from the original Lone Pine at Gallipoli will be planted around Christchurch on April 25 to commemorate the 100th Anzac Day anniversary later this month. More >>

Canterbury wins the new University Challenge TV series

Sunday, 5 April 2015, 1:00 pm | University of Canterbury

The new series marked the return of the long-running New Zealand television quiz show which ran between 1976 and 1989. Canterbury last won the series in 1988. Canterbury beat Victoria in the semi-finals and Auckland in the final yesterday. More >>

Researchers helping to reduce traffic jam disruptions

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:01 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand motorists are contributing to traffic snarl-ups by responding too late to warnings of approaching congestions, a University of Canterbury transport research expert says. More >>

Canterbury graduate a New Zealand Hi-Tech finalist

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 1:04 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury graduate whose company is providing custom designed 3D-printed implants to help patients with severely damaged bone and joints has been named a New Zealand Hi-Tech Award finalist. More >>

Four Canterbury athletes off to the Gallipoli Games

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 12:45 pm | University of Canterbury

Four University of Canterbury athletes are off to the Gallipoli Games later this month to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign. More >>

New Zealand can hold its head high, sports professor says

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 10:02 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand can hold its head high in the cricketing world, University of Canterbury sports coaching professor Richard Light says. More >>

Roboticist Says Robots Could Save Lives, To Talk On Campus

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 9:43 pm | University of Canterbury

Renowned Roboticist Who Says Robots Could Save Lives To Talk On Campus March 29, 2015 Photo : Doctoral student Sean Welsh with one of the university’s Nao research robots. More >>

Canterbury scientist helping critically endangered kakī

Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury scientist is investigating ways to ensure the survival and recovery of critically endangered kakī (black stilt) in the wild. More >>

Canterbury students aiding people in the eastern suburbs

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 9:01 am | University of Canterbury

More than 100 first year University of Canterbury geography students have been out on the streets of the eastern suburb of Burwood in Christchurch helping the local community understand more about how they are progressing recovering the earthquakes. More >>

University announces partnership with Student Volunteer Army

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:01 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has today announced a key partnership with the Student Volunteer Army (SVA). More >>

World authority on digital humanitarian issues to give talk

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

A world authority on digital humanitarian issues says lifeline organisations get overwhelmed by the overflow of information generated during and after disasters. More >>

Herbicides can cause bacterial antibiotic resistance

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 5:10 pm | University of Canterbury

Research lead by a team from the University of Canterbury has found that commonly used herbicides can cause bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics. More >>

Wide-ranging and effective contributions by students

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 1:54 pm | University of Canterbury

A four-year academic audit report has commended the University of Canterbury on wide-ranging and effective contributions made by students to the university’s planning, reviews, academic activity and services. More >>

 

 

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