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UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 11:43 am | University of Canterbury

How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? How does the rapidly changing world affect New Zealand? More >>

UC Marketing academic honoured in national teaching awards

Friday, 14 September 2018, 10:54 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer , from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament last ... More >>

UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named US Ambassador

Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:24 am | University of Canterbury

UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States More >>

Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:17 pm | University of Canterbury

Lawyers are not popular, as Shakespeare’s most famous and much-repeated quote makes clear. However, the changing nature of law means that the exhortations of Dick the Butcher to “kill all the lawyers” may no longer be necessary. More >>

Nicky Hager public lecture

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week. More >>

New city library’s quake resilience

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 3:23 pm | University of Canterbury

Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage. More >>

New book highlights endurance athletes’ tough life choices

Monday, 20 August 2018, 2:20 pm | University of Canterbury

The question mark hanging on the title of world-class triathlete and coach John Hellemans’ memoir Never, Ever Give Up? represents his growing awareness of the tough life choices endurance sports athletes have to make. More >>

Anxiety study participants sought

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 12:55 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor Julia Rucklidge , the driving force behind the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group at the University of Canterbury (UC), is seeking pregnant participants for the latest study on anxiety and depression. More >>

Ancient afterlife after dark Classics talk and museum tour

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:21 pm | University of Canterbury

A night-time public lecture about the ancient Greek afterlife, by University of Canterbury (UC) Classical scholars, in the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities at the UC Arts City location has reached capacity, with all seats allocated weeks in advance. More >>

World-leading electrical engineer wins UC Research Medal

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:19 pm | University of Canterbury

Ground-breaking Engineering Professor Rick Millane has been announced as the recipient of the University of Canterbury's Research Medal 2018, one of the highest awards the University’s Council can bestow. More >>

Syrian crisis and chemical weapons

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:01 pm | University of Canterbury

International law of war expert Professor Tim McCormack will discuss the use of chemical weapons in Syria in a public talk at the University of Canterbury this week. More >>

CUP book design made of the write stuff

Friday, 27 July 2018, 12:04 pm | University of Canterbury

New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen (Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehretook home the accolades and the awards for two categories plus the best overall ... More >>

UC research aims to improve rocket launches

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

New University of Canterbury research has the potential to make it easier, faster and cheaper to launch a rocket, with wide-ranging benefits for other technology. More >>

Public lecture: Discovering New Particles

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:16 pm | University of Canterbury

What can a particle tell us about the nature of the universe? And what fundamental natural laws might be discovered next? More >>

Quake lessons for preventing teacher burnout

Monday, 23 July 2018, 12:57 pm | University of Canterbury

During the 22 February 2011 earthquake, around 10,000 education staff became first responders for Christchurch’s 150,000 school students. Not one child was injured on school grounds during the civil emergency, which caused severe damage around the ... More >>

Literacy is a human right

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 3:09 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing, community engagement, cultural imperatives and lifelong learning; and making a difference in the lives of the children participating in the ... More >>

Bicultural competence at heart of new degree

Friday, 13 July 2018, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study. More >>

Revealing the Mysteries of the Canterbury Roll

Monday, 9 July 2018, 10:10 am | University of Canterbury

The Canterbury Roll is a five-metre long English genealogical text, the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Part of the University of Canterbury’s collection since 1918, the Canterbury Roll was created in the early 1400s, begins ... More >>

Shrinking rivers affect fish populations – new research

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 10:37 am | University of Canterbury

New research from the University of Canterbury published today has found that a shrinking river is less able to support larger predatory fish, such as the highly-valued sports fish like brown trout or at-risk native fish like galaxiids and eels. More >>

Is economic development easier now than 50 years ago?

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 11:24 am | University of Canterbury

In the University of Canterbury’s 2018 Condliffe Lecture , Anne Krueger will explore the topic: “Is it harder or easier to develop rapidly than it was a half century ago?” in her talk on development and economic growth. More >>

   

 

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