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Youth Vision 2050 buzzing at University of Canterbury

Friday, 20 May 2011, 4:45 pm | Canterbury University

There was a real buzz in the University of Canterbury’s Jack Mann Auditorium at the College of Education today as more than 60 students aged 13yrs-25yrs took part in Youth Vision 2050. The University of Canterbury is a premier partner in the event ... More >>

Canterbury families invited to be part of UC research team

Friday, 20 May 2011, 1:43 pm | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury-based New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour (NZILBB) is taking a novel approach to recruiting research participants. The institute has launched Team Tamariki, a new initiative aiming to amass a large database of ... More >>

UC students selected for post-earthquake exchange to Oxford

Friday, 8 April 2011, 2:11 pm | Canterbury University

Two cohorts of University of Canterbury students will soon be heading to the UK to complete a term of study at the University of Oxford. “After the 22 February earthquake, the University of Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor made a generous offer to host some senior ... More >>

Universities’ collaboration leads to seismic survey in Chch

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 4:56 pm | Canterbury University

University of Canterbury geologists will be working with four scientists from the University of Calgary’s Consortium for Research in Elastic Wave Exploration Seismology (CREWES) and GNS Science to undertake a seismic reflection survey in Christchurch, ... More >>

University of Canterbury Brings in Hi-Tech Buildings

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 8:37 pm | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury is bringing in Hi-Tech buildings to assist with the progressive restart of the University year. The University will install an additional 8000 square metres of space on the University Oval. More >>

Canterbury Uni offers NZ Students Semester Study Abroad

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 1:00 pm | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury is offering study abroad options at the University of Adelaide for this semester for up to 500 selected University of Canterbury undergraduate students. The University of Adelaide has made the offer as part of an existing relationship ... More >>

Canterbury University Earthquake Update

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 3:18 pm | Canterbury University

University of Canterbury students and staff are being marshalled on Ilam Field and the arts car park. NZi3 on Crekye Rd has been established as a welfare and information centre for those needing assistance. The University of Canterbury Health Centre is ... More >>

UC academic’s novel shortlisted for prestigious prize

Friday, 18 February 2011, 4:16 pm | Canterbury University

A novel imaging an episode in the life of two of New Zealand’s literary icons, written by University of Canterbury academic Professor Patrick Evans, has been shortlisted in the South East Asia-Pacific section of the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. More >>

Smelly feet prove irresistible to malaria mosquito predator

Friday, 18 February 2011, 9:44 am | Canterbury University

University of Canterbury researchers Dr Fiona Cross and Professor Robert Jackson have found that the East African spider that feeds on a notorious malaria-carrying mosquito is attracted to smelly human feet. Dr Cross, whose research is supported ... More >>

UC Accommodation students support people in need

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 3:07 pm | Canterbury University

University of Canterbury students living at UC Accommodation Student Village have donated $2,500 to support the Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue Trust Westpac Trust helicopter service and $2,500 to support the Child Cancer Foundation. More >>

Temporary liquor ban during UC orientation

Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 4:17 pm | Canterbury University

The Christchurch City Council has decided to apply a temporary liquor ban to a select public area around the University of Canterbury campus during orientation from 17-27 February. The temporary ban will be in place 24 hours a day from midnight on Wednesday ... More >>

Inaugural Research Fellow in Strategic Water Study

Friday, 29 October 2010, 2:42 pm | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Bryan Jenkins as the inaugural Professorial Research Fellow at the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, a joint venture between the two Universities, funded ... More >>

Quake: Canterbury University Update

Friday, 10 September 2010, 10:15 am | Canterbury University

It's the end of day six and we've made massive progress on our re-start programme today. More >>

Fresh Approach to Water management

Tuesday, 9 February 2010, 9:33 am | Canterbury University

Professor Jenny Webster-Brown, a scientist recognised internationally for her research into water chemistry and quality, has been appointed Chair of the new Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management established jointly by the University of Canterbury and ... More >>

UC philanthropic bond issue gets positive response

Friday, 23 October 2009, 5:09 pm | Canterbury University

In its first 10 days the University of Canterbury’s philanthropic bond issue has attracted investments in excess of $15 million. The offer, which opened on 9 October and closes on 30 November, is for $50 million of fixed rate bonds with the ability ... More >>

UC announces proposed structural changes

Monday, 31 August 2009, 4:51 pm | Canterbury University

Today the University of Canterbury informed staff of proposed changes to the structure of its Senior Management Team, the group of executives which reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor. More >>

Canterbury University to offer new scholarships

Friday, 23 January 2009, 3:40 pm | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury will offer up to 300 Te Reo Māori Scholarships totalling about $60,000 to Māori and non-Māori students studying stage one te reo in 2009. More >>

$10 million boost for UC research projects

Monday, 14 July 2008, 4:53 pm | Canterbury University

Three projects led by University of Canterbury researchers have been awarded more than $10 million funding in the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology's main 2008 investment round announced today. More >>

FR&T approves $10 million research programme

Monday, 26 May 2008, 6:56 pm | Canterbury University

A $10 million research programme has been approved by the Foundation for Research Science and Technology, based on pioneering timber engineering research at the University of Canterbury. More >>

Rutherford's great great grandson graduating

Monday, 14 April 2008, 5:59 pm | Canterbury University

One of those graduating from the University of Canterbury this week will be the great great grandson of Ernest Rutherford, "father of the atom" and UC's most distinguished graduate. More >>





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