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Canterbury Earthquake Resources Find A Permanent Home

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 11:32 am | University of Canterbury

  Lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes will be shared widely and preserved for the future when a collection of reports and information moves to a new digital home. The Government’s Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Learning and ... More >>

Global Study Examines Individual Responses To Covid-19

Monday, 6 July 2020, 9:09 am | University of Canterbury

A global study is under way to compare how information about Covid-19 is delivered by authorities and the media, and how it is understood and used by people in different countries. University of Canterbury (UC) population health expert Professor Philip ... More >>

Corporate governance: ruled by code not a CEO

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

Imagine an organisation that performs thousands of transactions, but has no governing structure, no board, no chief executive and no middle managers. More >>

Water Fluoridation Saves Poorest Children From Hospitalisation

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 9:17 am | University of Canterbury

Research from the University of Canterbury (UC) GeoHealth Laboratory shows that children in our most deprived areas benefit from better dental health if water is fluoridated. UC researcher Dr Matt Hobbs , of the GeoHealth Laboratory in UC’s ... More >>

$1.2m Funding Boost For Parkinson's Disease Study

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 2:45 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury-led research that could help Parkinson’s disease patients learn more about their risk of dementia has received a million-dollar funding boost. The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), a Crown agency, has awarded a project ... More >>

UC Sponsors Young New Zealander Of The Year Award

Monday, 29 June 2020, 10:10 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) Young New Zealander of the Year Award Te Mātātahi o te Tau recognises a young person brimming with the potential to produce a bright future for Aotearoa, striving across the last year to improve not only themselves ... More >>

Reserve Bank Walks The Post-COVID Tightrope

Monday, 29 June 2020, 9:40 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) economists Associate Head of Economics and Finance Stephen Hickson and Associate Professor Alfred Guender discuss the role of the Reserve Bank amid the pandemic’s economic upheaval. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) ... More >>

Hidden In Plain Sight – Discovering UC’s Unseen Artefacts

Friday, 26 June 2020, 1:03 pm | University of Canterbury

  Aotearoa New Zealand’s second oldest university is launching a survey of its historical objects in the lead-up to its 150th birthday, thanks to a $12,000 grant from Lottery Environment and Heritage. Canterbury College was established in ... More >>

Human Impact Throws Tree Seeding Out Of Sync – New Study

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2:58 pm | University of Canterbury

Human impacts on the environment are changing many biological responses, with effects on rare species and human health, but predicting such responses is complicated, according to a new paper by a University of Canterbury ecologist. In his research paper published ... More >>

New Discovery Tracking Humpback Whale Migration From Space

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 9:30 am | University of Canterbury

A new international study led by a University of Canterbury scientist has discovered paikea humpback whales stick to old migration routes despite ocean changes associated with climate change. Understanding how organisms respond to environmental change ... More >>

ACE System Supports Success Of All First-year Students At UC

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 8:35 am | University of Canterbury

A new system at the University of Canterbury (UC) has proven effective at identifying and contacting first-year students who may need support. The first year of university is exciting but can also be challenging for new students as they transition to a ... More >>

New Strategies Needed For Marketing In The New Normal

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 9:22 am | University of Canterbury

Join a panel of local experts to discuss business marketing post-COVID-19 in the next University of Canterbury (UC) Business School Hihiko Webinar event, Marketing in the New Normal . “Emerging from the COVID-19 crisis with well-planned marketing ... More >>

Happy 147th Birthday, University Of Canterbury

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 7:51 am | University of Canterbury

The founders of the University of Canterbury 147 years ago were progressive, but could never have imagined the diverse, multi-cultural, gender-balanced leadership of today’s university. UC is the first, and remains the only, Aotearoa New Zealand ... More >>

Unravelling The Biomolecular Secrets Of Bacteria

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 8:43 am | University of Canterbury

Campylobacter jejuni is a common cause of food poisoning in New Zealand. Yet the biomolecular interactions at play when this bacterial infection strikes are poorly understood. With the support of a Fast-Start grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te ... More >>

UC artist-in-residence to examine museum’s Pacific taonga

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 9:57 am | University of Canterbury

Nina Oberg Humphries has been announced as the 2020 Pacific Artist in Residence at the University of Canterbury’s Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies . More >>

Scholarships Open Up World Of Possibilities For Canterbury Graduates

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 10:36 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Maui Brennan is looking forward to eating pizza and gelato while studying economics in Milan, Italy next year after being awarded a $90,000 academic scholarship. He is one of three UC graduates to receive a coveted ... More >>

New UC Technology Doubling Ventilator Capacity Could Save Thousands Of Covid-19 Patients

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 3:53 pm | University of Canterbury

A simple, low-cost technology developed by University of Canterbury (UC) engineers could save thousands of patients’ lives around the world by doubling the capacity of ventilators in hospital intensive care units, boosting their capacity to treat ... More >>

Digital Doctors’ HealthPod Puts Healthcare In The Community #entrepreneurship #health

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 11:08 am | University of Canterbury

Imagining a HealthPod located in the community, where patients with chronic illnesses could more easily monitor their symptoms, has won a team of health students the University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) Digital Doctors Disrupt Challenge ... More >>

New Science Podcast Launches Out Of Lockdown

Monday, 18 May 2020, 3:29 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) has launched a new science podcast series to meet public demand for answers to the big issues facing our world. UC Science Radio is a new weekly podcast featuring interviews with UC scientists on topical issues relating ... More >>

UC Connect Public Talk - Interstellar Worlds: Tiny Arrivals From Other Stars | Dr Michele Bannister

Friday, 15 May 2020, 4:28 pm | University of Canterbury

Internationally renowned University of Canterbury (UC) astrophysicist Dr Michele Bannister will take us on a journey to explore interstellar worlds in her upcoming free UC Connect public talk at the University of Canterbury. “We are now in an ... More >>