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UC strengthens ties with India’s leading schools

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 12:33 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with three of India’s leading international high schools More >>

Canterbury student designs new 3D-printed water filter

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 2:30 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury student is developing 3D-printed water filters with potential to improve water quality in developing countries. More >>

Award-winning Little Yellow Bird founder flies home

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 12:44 pm | University of Canterbury

Ethical uniform company Little Yellow Bird , which hatched in the start-up incubator of the University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship , is flying home, fully fledged. More >>

Crafty maths – Maths Craft Day returns to Christchurch

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 12:07 pm | University of Canterbury

Into origami, crochet or knitting? Then you probably enjoy maths too – you just may not realise it. Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths at Christchurch Maths Craft Day 2018. More >>

Researcher examines link between viruses and breast cancer

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 2:18 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Chair of Cancer Epidemiology, Professor Ann Richardson , is on a mission to discover if there is a link between common viruses and breast cancer. More >>

Surging interest in University of Canterbury Open Day

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 2:09 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges. More >>

Canterbury’s long Chemistry history celebrated

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 12:00 pm | University of Canterbury

Taken by Samuel Page, a staff member of the Canterbury College Chemistry department, this 1914 photo shows the first year laboratory, which is today the site of UC’s Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities. Photo credit: University of Canterbury. More >>

Name that pest – Using AI to rapidly ID pest species

Monday, 18 June 2018, 1:45 pm | University of Canterbury

Ever been fined $400 at the border for a forgotten banana and wondered about the strict biosecurity rules in New Zealand? A University of Canterbury academic is working to make it possible to instantly identify suspect insects, plants and fungi from ... More >>

What’s the best way to deal with RMA rule-breakers?

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 11:07 am | University of Canterbury

Assault, burglary or a breach of the RMA – all are criminal offences under New Zealand law. Yet the likelihood of being prosecuted for the latter is considerably less than for those other crimes More >>

University of Canterbury appoints new Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 11 June 2018, 5:17 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor Cheryl de la Rey, currently the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Pretoria, has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury, University Chancellor Dr John Wood announced today. More >>

UC Scientists Use Haybales to Protect Whitebait Spawning

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:14 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers have been successfully locating, protecting and studying whitebait spawning sites in Christchurch city rivers with help from the humble haybale. Doctoral researcher Shane Orchard, along with University of Canterbury ... More >>

2018 Teaching Medal goes to scientist Professor Jon Harding

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:38 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor of Stream Biology and Dean of Postgraduate Research, Professor Harding co-leads the Freshwater Ecology Research Group (FERG) and is one of the principal investigators of the Canterbury Waterway Rehabilitation Experiment, known as CAREX ... More >>

Grant to research pivotal female NZ Classics scholar

Friday, 1 June 2018, 4:27 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Master’s student Natalie Looyer, has been awarded a funding grant to research a pivotal, ground-breaking female New Zealand Classics scholar. More >>

UC scientist developing infinitely rechargeable batteries

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 1:41 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury chemistry expert, Dr Deborah Crittenden is a finalist in the sixth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate impact from science through successful research commercialisation in New Zealand ... More >>

The Little Guy’s Guide to Making a Difference

Friday, 25 May 2018, 11:11 am | University of Canterbury

At 12.51pm on 22 February 2011, 12 people died beside Ann Brower. The Christchurch city bus she was riding was crushed by the parapet and facade of an unreinforced masonry building on Colombo St during the 2011 Christchurch earthquake . The earthquake ... More >>

Intermittent rivers affect global CO2 emissions

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:44 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury scientists are part of a global research collaboration into the environmental impacts of dry riverbeds, with their findings published today in a new paper in one of the world’s top scientific journals. More >>

UC researchers invent Storminator™ weapon

Monday, 21 May 2018, 4:06 pm | University of Canterbury

In a world-first, University of Canterbury Hydrological and Ecological Engineering researchers have filed a patent application for their invention the Storminator™, which could be exactly the weapon that our waterways need. More >>

UC showcases innovative research which is good for the world

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 10:47 am | University of Canterbury

Innovative research that is good for the world is set to fascinate participants at Techweek18: UC People Making a Difference . More >>

UC scientists invited on major Antarctic expedition

Monday, 14 May 2018, 11:40 am | University of Canterbury

In early 2019, University of Canterbury researchers will be part of an international effort to explore one of the coldest, harshest and most remote locations in the world: the Weddell Sea off Antarctica. More >>

Smart software sniffs sick strain of Salmonella

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 3:31 pm | University of Canterbury

Two researchers from the University of Canterbury and another from the Helmholtz Institute have developed machine-learning software that can predict how dangerous a particular strain of Salmonella will be, according to a paper published in PLOS ... More >>



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