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John Waller Memorial Scholarships Announced by BNZ & PwC

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:31 am | University of Canterbury

BNZ and PwC New Zealand are pleased to announce a new scholarship programme established at the University of Canterbury to honour former BNZ Board Chairman and respected PwC Managing Partner John Waller, ONZM, FCA. More >>

Sir John Key to receive Honorary Doctorate

Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury will bestow former Prime Minister and UC alumnus Rt Hon Sir John Key with a Doctor of Commerce (honoris causa) honorary degree at an official Graduation ceremony on Friday 15 December. More >>

Students receive scholarships to Latin America

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 2:10 pm | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury students have received Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Latin America in the latest round of scholarships announced yesterday by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith. More >>

Beyond lie detectors: 'The brain does not lie'

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:58 am | University of Canterbury

What if we had the technology to read your mind? University of Canterbury academics are investigating the forensic potential of brain scanning technology, also known as ‘brain-fingerprinting’, and will discuss the innovative project in an upcoming ... More >>

Report on flexible and part-time work in legal profession

Friday, 28 July 2017, 4:40 pm | University of Canterbury

UC School of Law and the Canterbury Women’s Legal Association have published an important study of flexible and part-time work in the Canterbury legal profession. The project team invited all qualified lawyers and legal executives practicing in ... More >>

New research aims to improve touchscreen use in vehicles

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 11:13 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury academic has been given the green light to research better in-vehicle touchscreens, with the aim of improving user performance and reducing attentional demands. More >>

UC Connect public lecture: Marketing mental wellbeing in NZ

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:23 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand regularly excels in two paradoxical international ratings. We are often seen as one of the happiest countries on Earth, but we are also seen as a country that suffers deeply from poor mental health. More >>

Ground broken on new UCSA building Haere-roa

Friday, 21 July 2017, 6:32 pm | University of Canterbury

The press release that follows is released by the University of Canterbury on behalf of the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA): More >>

UC study aims to improve symptoms of depression and anxiety

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 2:39 pm | University of Canterbury

\A world-leading new University of Canterbury research trial aims to help pregnant women improve symptoms of anxiety and antenatal depression through better nutrition. More >>

Using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:14 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to regrow missing body parts. More >>

Two UC student teams win prestigious IT awards

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 1:50 pm | University of Canterbury

Augmented reality stock management and cloud-based health and safety management concepts have shot two entrepreneurial groups of University of Canterbury (UC) students into the top three in the national MYOB IT Challenge for innovative business solutions. More >>

Science, junk science, and how to tell the difference

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 12:35 pm | University of Canterbury

How do we tell the difference between science, pseudo-science, anti-science rhetoric and ‘alternative facts’? More >>

University of Canterbury recognised as Fair Trade University

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:13 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has been recognised by the Fair Trade Association of Australia and Zealand as a Fair Trade University, one of only two in New Zealand, and the first entirely Fair Trade campus. Chair of the UC Fair Trade Committee Dr ... More >>

Better Start for dyslexic children

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:36 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers looking into strategies for addressing dyslexia and related language learning disabilities have been awarded $350,000 in funding by the National Science Challenge, A Better Start, in partnership with the child ... More >>

Xero boss Rod Drury named Global Marketer of the Year

Friday, 30 June 2017, 3:20 pm | University of Canterbury

Rod Drury, founder and CEO of Xero, has been named the Global Marketer of the Year at an international marketing research conference held at the University of Canterbury this week. More >>

Dr Jane Goodall inspires Canterbury students of all ages

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:15 pm | University of Canterbury

Environmentalist, humanitarian and the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees Dame Jane Goodall has taken time in her New Zealand tour to inspire Canterbury students of all ages, from primary-school age up to University of Canterbury students in the ... More >>

Fulbright New Zealand 2017 grantees include seven from UC

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 3:45 pm | University of Canterbury

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has congratulated the 60 New Zealanders honoured as Fulbright grantees at a ceremony at Parliament, including seven from the University of Canterbury. More >>

Joint study into Tūtaepatu lagoon water quality research

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:37 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are launching a joint study into the water quality and its effects on freshwater fish fauna, mahinga kai and wider ecosystems in Tūtaepatu Lagoon, in North Canterbury. More >>

UC appoints two Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:15 am | University of Canterbury

An award-winning Christchurch writer and a literary historian/poet are the two University of Canterbury Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2017. More >>

Ema Tavola appointed Pacific Studies Artist in Residence

Friday, 16 June 2017, 5:47 pm | University of Canterbury

South Auckland artist Ema Tavola will be the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Artist in Residence for 2017. More >>



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