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Stories Of Tīpuna Recognised Through Whakapapa Research

Friday, 16 April 2021, 10:20 am | University of Canterbury

From European studies and Russian language to a Whakapapa Studentship at Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Ereni Pūtere has had an interesting journey of discovery at the University of Canterbury (UC), leading to her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with ... More >>

New UC Graduate Celebrates Chemistry Breakthroughs

Friday, 16 April 2021, 9:13 am | University of Canterbury

Mohammed Abdelbassit published six research papers during his PhD study at the University of Canterbury, an extraordinary achievement for a student.He graduates with his doctorate in Chemistry this Friday. With examiners commenting that “the quality of his scientific ... More >>

Changing The World From NZ To Nigeria

Friday, 16 April 2021, 9:10 am | University of Canterbury

After graduating with a doctorate in Ecology, Iveren Abiem will return home to Nigeria, where she will share her knowledge and expertise with students at the University of Jos. Iveren Abiem’s passion comes from enjoying what she does, and the sense ... More >>

Engineering A Brighter Future

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 10:05 am | University of Canterbury

Quinlan Meyerink will officially become a University of Canterbury graduate today. Cheered on by wellwishers, he will walk with hundreds of other graduands in the traditional UC Graduation Procession through Christchurch city streets from the University of ... More >>

Changing Young Lives The Goal For Graduate Of New Degree

Monday, 12 April 2021, 11:17 am | University of Canterbury

A drive to help troubled young people get their lives back on track lies behind Alex Wilson’s decision to study criminal justice at the University of Canterbury (UC). The 22-year-old will become one of the first six people to graduate with a ... More >>

New Relationship And Sexuality Resources Will Empower School Teachers To Implement Updated Guidelines

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 12:04 pm | University of Canterbury

New relationships and sexuality education (RSE) guidelines are out – and teachers and leaders are getting support to bring the guidelines to life in their schools. University of Canterbury (UC) experts in this area Dr Rachael Dixon and Tracy Clelland ... More >>

Latest Child Wellbeing Research Showcased At UC Event

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 9:38 am | University of Canterbury

From quality sleep to developing language, experts will share their expertise on many aspects of child well-being at a symposium at the University of Canterbury (UC) this week. Children’s Commissioner Honourable Judge Andrew Becroft and Assistant ... More >>

UC Engineering PhD Student To Represent NZ, Commonwealth At COP26

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 9:31 am | University of Canterbury

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) has chosen University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student Fatma Abdelaal as a rising-star researcher of the Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort. The diverse cohort of 26 researchers comes from 25 ACU institutions ... More >>

Lockdown Impact On Wellbeing Lingers One Year On

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 12:17 pm | University of Canterbury

Last year’s Covid-19 lockdown could affect New Zealanders’ mental health for years to come and current demand for talking-based therapies is already overwhelming services, a University of Canterbury Psychologist says. Dr Neil Thompson is Director ... More >>

Students’ Stereotyped View Of Ability Limiting Future Careers

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 11:00 am | University of Canterbury

Not all students in Aotearoa New Zealand are free to dream about their future it seems, with many limiting themselves to harmful and outdated gender and ethnicity-based stereotypes. Findings from a recent study of 425 diverse 13 year-olds set off alarm ... More >>

University Of Canterbury Campus Bustling With New Students

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 10:05 am | University of Canterbury

A huge 22% increase in new students at the University of Canterbury (UC) this year will help boost the Canterbury economy. UC’s Tumu Whakarae | Vice-Chancellor Professor Cheryl de la Rey has welcomed the good news of increased numbers of new and returning ... More >>

Māori Futures Academy A First For Aotearoa

Monday, 8 March 2021, 9:41 am | University of Canterbury

Ngāi Tahu and the University of Canterbury have today committed to establishing a centre for indigenous social innovation led by Tokona Te Raki Māori Futures Collective. Arihia Bennett, CEO of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu says the “The Māori Futures Academy ... More >>

Stressed Teenagers Reluctant To Seek Formal Help – New NZ Research

Friday, 5 March 2021, 11:34 am | University of Canterbury

Young New Zealanders who are experiencing stress are more likely to seek help from friends and families than from counsellors or other specialists, according to a new study published in Stress and Health journal, raising questions about how effective ... More >>

Can Earthquakes Trigger Volcanic Eruptions?

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 10:54 am | University of Canterbury

A collaborative study from an international team of researchers has determined the conditions needed for an earthquake to trigger a volcanic eruption. University of Canterbury (UC) doctoral candidate Gilles Seropian and Volcanologist Professor Ben ... More >>

Cinematic Installations Emerge From UC Collaboration

Friday, 26 February 2021, 11:01 am | University of Canterbury

Promising young artist Christian Lamont features in an innovative screen-based collaboration with his former University of Canterbury (UC) lecturer Steve Carr at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery , Auckland, from Saturday [27 February]. The creative relationship ... More >>

A Polar Law Approach To Climate Change?

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 10:58 am | University of Canterbury

Who is legally responsible for protecting our ice caps? Could a Polar approach to climate change strengthen political and legal responses to climate change and other human activities in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions? University of Canterbury ... More >>

Filipino Teachers Learn Online Through UC

Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 3:25 pm | University of Canterbury

Teachers in the Philippines are benefiting from the knowledge and experience of expert educators from the University of Canterbury (UC) this year. UC’s College of Education, Health and Human Development offered a new five-week online course ... More >>

Fake News Is Ancient; Just Ask Plato

Monday, 22 February 2021, 10:19 am | University of Canterbury

Fake news entered our collective vocabulary during the Trump presidency, but the concept is nothing new according to the Head of Humanities and Creative Arts at the University of Canterbury (UC), Associate Professor of History Peter Field . “Trumpians ... More >>

NZ’s World-leading Quake Archive Adds More Government Content Ahead Of 10th Anniversary

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 3:59 pm | University of Canterbury

Free to use, CEISMIC is an award-winning public, online collection of tens of thousands of stories, video, audio, documents and images relating to the Canterbury earthquake sequence, created by and based at the University of Canterbury. It has absorbed the ... More >>

Common Mineral Could Be Key To Tackling Climate Change

Monday, 15 February 2021, 12:14 pm | University of Canterbury

A team of international researchers led by a University of Canterbury (UC) Engineering academic, believe they have discovered a potentially revolutionary key to reducing climate change impacts. Lead researcher UC Civil Engineering Associate Professor ... More >>