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UK Antarctic Wildlife Researcher Warms To Canterbury

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 9:50 am | Canterbury University

A British scientist who monitors Antarctic penguin populations from space has been sharing his real-world expertise with Kiwi students and academics in Ōtautahi Christchurch. An Erskine Fellow at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC), ... More >>

Plants Release up to 30% More CO2 than Previously Thought

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 11:34 am | Canterbury University

New research co-authored by a University of Canterbury scientist and academics from around the world, suggests that plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought, and warns that as the world warms, this may reduce the ability ... More >>

Royal Society Research Fellowships Awarded to UC Academics

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 12:38 pm | Canterbury University

University of Canterbury History Professor Katie Pickles has been awarded a prestigious 2017 James Cook Research Fellowship by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, while two early-career UC researchers will receive postdoctoral fellowships, it was announced ... More >>

Tech Jumpstart Winners Propose Bold Commercial Innovations

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:15 am | Canterbury University

An innovative system protecting plants against pests and adverse weather, and a pioneering technique for assessing damage, such as that caused by earthquakes to steel rebars on built structures, are just two of five winners in this year’s University of ... More >>

UC Scientists to Discuss Protecting Natural Treasures

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11:13 am | Canterbury University

In the upcoming Royal Society Te Apārangi and UC Connect public lecture – Protecting taonga – a conservation geneticist and an environmental chemist will talk about their work protecting Aotearoa’s natural treasures, kicking off the new national ... More >>

A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar

Monday, 29 December 2014, 11:11 am | Canterbury University

A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar. A drinking game played out between friends in a bar and a complicated mathematics study into cause and effect, may seem worlds apart. But University of Canterbury mathematics professor Mike Steel ... More >>

NZ CanTeen president student helps young people with cancer

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 9:25 am | Canterbury University

While many young people are enjoying the beach over the holidays, University of Canterbury student Rachel Allan has been helping young people face up to cancer. More >>

Pneumonia Drops by More than Half as a Result of Research

Monday, 22 December 2014, 10:50 am | Canterbury University

The rate of pneumonia in stroke patients has more than halved as a result of a novel cough test investigated by the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research at Christchurch’s St George’s Hospital. More >>

Canterbury researcher to investigate swallowing disorders

Monday, 21 April 2014, 3:25 pm | Canterbury University

A researcher who is highly trained in dysphagia, or swallowing difficulties, has returned from Baltimore to the University of Canterbury to continue her laboratory investigations into facilitating the recovery of swallowing in New Zealand stroke ... More >>

Awful Tasting Cod Liver Oil Did Do Some Good

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 11:21 am | Canterbury University

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher says despite the terrible taste, cod liver oil did actually do some good but the reasons why did not become apparent until the 20th and 21st centuries. More >>

What if NZ had not fought in World War 1?

Sunday, 21 April 2013, 5:32 pm | Canterbury University

With Anzac Day approaching a University of Canterbury historian is asking what would have happened if New Zealand had not fought in World War 1. More >>

Women's earthquake experiences to be launched on UC CEISMIC

Sunday, 2 December 2012, 4:33 pm | Canterbury University

Emotional accounts of women's experiences of the Canterbury earthquakes will tomorrow be released online through the University of Canterbury's CEISMIC digital archive. More >>

University of Canterbury law students to intern in DC

Sunday, 7 October 2012, 11:14 am | Canterbury University

Two University of Canterbury law interns Seamus Woods and Rachael Harris will have a trip of a lifetime next month when they get the opportunity to become law interns on Capitol Hill Washington DC. More >>

UC research predicts children’s first year reading success

Sunday, 16 September 2012, 1:13 pm | Canterbury University

Latest research at the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Education has found that a simple computer test at school entry can accurately predict children’s end of first year reading success with 92 percent accuracy. More >>

Christchurch education sector shake-up unprecedented

Thursday, 13 September 2012, 4:04 pm | Canterbury University

Christchurch education sector shake-up unprecedented and of global interest The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury’s College of Education, Professor Gail Gillon, says the Government’s shake-up of early childhood, primary and secondary ... More >>

UC research spin-out company launched; pursuing spacecraft

Sunday, 9 September 2012, 10:59 am | Canterbury University

University of Canterbury-born company Koti Technology is helping to commercialise a ceramic coating system that may some day be part of the NASA spacecraft programme. More >>

Experts to speak at UC’s legal issues, earthquake conference

Sunday, 19 August 2012, 1:53 pm | Canterbury University

Legal experts from practice and academia will explain important legal issues relating to earthquakes at a conference on the University of Canterbury campus on August 29. More >>

Conference to mine Central Otago's golden legacy

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 11:44 am | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury will play a leading role in the 150th celebrations of the Central Otago gold rush next year. More >>

Canterbury Uni says material released today is misleading

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 8:31 pm | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury says material released today which purports to be a document presented to the University's governing body is misleading. It has been reported today that the University is considering shedding 350 jobs in response to ... More >>

UC researchers discover new viruses in dragonflies

Wednesday, 25 May 2011, 1:15 pm | Canterbury University

A collaborative team of University of Canterbury entomologists, virologists and plant biologists has discovered new viruses in dragonflies in the Kingdom of Tonga. The UC-led research team, led by Dr Arvind Varsani (Biological Sciences), has had its ... More >>





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