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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 >>

New exhibition – Beyond the Grave: Death in Ancient Times

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 3:24 pm | University of Canterbury

Death may be inevitable, but our feelings and beliefs about it are often complex and ambiguous. This is as true now as it was in ancient times, according to the University of Canterbury Teece Museum curator, Terri Elder . More >>

UC Connect: To swim or not to swim? That is the question…

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 10:25 am | University of Canterbury

The ability to swim safely in our rivers and lakes is a cornerstone of the kiwi lifestyle and New Zealand’s tourism industry. With declining national water quality, this can no longer be taken for granted, and many of our recreational waterways are deemed ... More >>

UC hosts Women in Finance panel discussion

Friday, 27 April 2018, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

Women make up only an estimated 10% to 15% of the New Zealand financial industry, with female representation at senior management levels estimated to be even lower. This is despite research that suggests gender diversity across job grades and functions ... More >>

NZ academic named among the world’s Top 40

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:20 pm | University of Canterbury

An award-winning University of Canterbury marketing lecturer is the first New Zealand academic to be named one of the world’s 2018 Best 40 Under 40 Professors . More >>

University of Canterbury partners with Chinese university

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:17 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed an agreement with one of China’s top ranked research universities to collaborate on research and teaching. More >>

The moa ecology paradox

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:16 am | University of Canterbury

A new study about New Zealand’s extinct moa, involving acid baths and concrete mixers, by researchers from the University of Canterbury and Landcare Research, has revealed a surprising finding about their ability to disperse tree seeds. More >>

NZ’s first graduates in Global Humanitarian Engineering

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand's first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates has received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies. More >>

Kiwi scientists revolutionising x-ray scanning technology

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:32 pm | University of Canterbury

A project that is revolutionising the way x-ray technology will detect, diagnose and monitor many diseases, including cancer, has been awarded Gold Status for research excellence by MBIE. More >>

UC PhD student to work on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 9:15 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury doctoral researcher Emily Laing has been selected as a ‘talent’ to take part in UNLEASH, a global program for innovation, hosted in Singapore. More >>

Urbanisation and climate change may increase mosquitoes

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:14 am | University of Canterbury

Changes in climate and land use are bringing significant changes to mosquitoes’ habitats and life cycles, which may increase exotic, potentially disease-carrying, mosquitoes in New Zealand, University of Canterbury research has found. More >>

UC resurgence to exceed pre-quake levels

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:24 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as school leavers from around New Zealand head to the Christchurch campus. More >>

UC officially opens new School of Product Design

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:39 pm | University of Canterbury

The Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, Hon Dr Megan Woods opened the new Engineering school last night at an official celebration of the realisation of the School, which is part of UC’s College of Engineering. More >>

UC Eco-Marathon Team Wins the Innovation Award at Singapore

Friday, 16 March 2018, 12:10 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Eco-marathon team is again coming home from Singapore triumphant, after beating more than 100 teams from 21 countries at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 event. More >>

Fire on the University of Canterbury Dovedale campus

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 11:14 am | University of Canterbury

In the interests of accurate reporting of the fire on the University of Canterbury's Dovedale campus this morning, the University advises the following: More >>

Robots and racism research

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:59 pm | University of Canterbury

People have similar automatic biases towards darker-coloured robots as they do toward people with darker skin colour, new research from the University of Canterbury’s Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab NZ) and Psychology department shows. More >>

   

 

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