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Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals’ knowledge of criminal behaviour is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team. More >>

Funding boost for UC research on airborne microplastics

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:32 am | University of Canterbury

Could microplastics in the atmosphere play a role in climate change? UC atmospheric chemist Dr Laura Revell is leading an investigation into this important question, with the support of a $300,000 Fast-Start grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea ... More >>

When a hobby becomes life changing

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 11:43 am | University of Canterbury

Taking up judo five years ago has changed the course of Lorcan Fivet’s life. He has the Olympics to work towards, he has changed his studies to a sports-related qualification and he has gained more personal confidence than he thought was possible. More >>

NZ Education at pivotal moment of change - academics respond

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 9:52 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand is conducting its most wide-ranging review of education in 30 years. Coinciding with this moment in history, current and former University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have collaborated to explore education from different disciplines, ... More >>

Tackling the global challenge of physical inactivity

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

Do not underestimate the dangers of physical inactivity, warns University of Canterbury (UC) sports expert Professor Nick Draper, who has edited a new book to examine the causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity. More >>

Renewable energy skills from Canterbury to benefit Bhutan

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 5:08 pm | University of Canterbury

New Zealand expertise in renewable energy will be put to good use in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan when a University of Canterbury (UC) engineering student returns to her homeland. More >>

UC New Year resolution for greater connection with Ōtautahi

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 4:42 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) is getting a headstart on one of its New Year resolutions – to better engage with the community, local businesses and the city of Ōtautahi Christchurch. More >>

Adventurous career for prize-winning UC student

Monday, 16 December 2019, 9:08 am | University of Canterbury

A day at the office can mean interviewing gang members or quizzing politicians for young journalist Katie Harris, who loves the excitement of her job. More >>

Seven UC students and grads to learn how Asia does business

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:34 pm | University of Canterbury

A third of the 21 New Zealand students and recent graduates embarking on internships to learn how Asia does business are from the University of Canterbury. More >>

Custom-built electric race car brings international success

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 10:33 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team is bringing home five trophies from the 2019 Formula Student competition in Victoria, Australia, after finishing third overall out of 32 international teams. More >>

UC academics bring Food for Thought to Riverside Market

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:46 pm | University of Canterbury

Every weekday next week, learning lunches will be on the menu at Riverside Market as five University of Canterbury (UC) academics share their thoughts in bite-sized public talks. More >>

e-learning expert says we still have a way to go

Friday, 6 December 2019, 9:24 am | University of Canterbury

Distinguished Professor of e-Learning Niki Davis’s stellar career in e-learning has taught her there is cause for both optimism and caution as education evolves further and faster into online spaces. More >>

NZ business leader in plant-based medicine earns PhD

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:39 am | University of Canterbury

Since founding natural healthcare company Artemis in 1998, Sandra Clair has played a key role in advocating for plant-based medicines to be recognised and regulated in New Zealand. More >>

What the future looks like for Māori academics

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:38 am | University of Canterbury

“It looks grim,” says Dr Tyron Love, a senior lecturer of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law, of the preliminary findings of his research into the future of Māori academics ... More >>

Political scientists lead post 15 March conversations

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

Christchurch’s political science experts are leading conversations about terrorism, refugees and inclusive societies in the context of a community forever changed by the terrorist attack on two city Mosques on 15 March. The University of Canterbury’s ... More >>

'Straight A' student recognised with prestigious scholarship

Monday, 25 November 2019, 1:16 pm | University of Canterbury

‘Straight A’ University of Canterbury (UC) student Josh McSkimming is New Zealand’s top economics student and was recently honoured with the prestigious Sir Frank Holmes award in recognition. More >>

UC academics recognised in Highly Cited Researchers list

Friday, 22 November 2019, 8:46 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Emeritus Professors John Blunt and Murray Munro have been named among the top 1% of cited researchers worldwide. More >>

Royal Society elects first female political scientist

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:42 am | University of Canterbury

The first female professor of political science at the University of Canterbury (UC) has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, it was announced today. More >>

How to balance work and family and save democracy

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 3:24 pm | University of Canterbury

Professor of political science at University of Canterbury (UC) Anne-Marie Brady was recently named the 2019 Women of Influence - Global category. More >>

UC students engineer medical solutions in Tonga

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1:56 pm | University of Canterbury

For 10 weeks this summer, seven University of Canterbury (UC) students are going to be repairing life-saving medical equipment and engineering biomedical solutions in Tongan hospitals. More >>

 

 

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