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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 >>

Two UC researchers awarded Rutherford Foundation Fellowships

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

Two outstanding University of Canterbury researchers are among the ten nationwide who have been awarded 2019 Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships More >>

QuakeBox Take 2

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:49 pm | University of Canterbury

If You Contributed to the QuakeBox in 2012, the University of Canterbury Needs Your Help More >>

Scientist funded to fire biochemistry experiments into space

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 2:44 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Dr Sarah Kessans has been funded $500,000 to take biochemistry to new heights. More >>

ILAM 2019 opens Ilam School of Arts to the public

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:53 pm | University of Canterbury

SELECT19 winner Min-Young Her Featuring works from 3rd, 4th, Honours year and Master’s of Fine Arts studio-artists, ILAM 2019 is once again an astutely curated snapshot of contemporary creative developments within the UC Arts School of Fine Arts. More >>

Without Paris Accord, emperor penguins are in dire straits

Friday, 8 November 2019, 9:26 am | University of Canterbury

Unless climate change is slowed, emperor penguins will be marching towards extinction, according to a newly published study co-authored by a University of Canterbury (UC) scientist. More >>

New UC research into children born to mothers on methadone

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 11:27 am | University of Canterbury

Children born to mothers treated with methadone during pregnancy are experiencing educational challenges, according to a new paper by University of Canterbury (UC) Psychology researcher Dr Samantha Lee. More >>

Marketing for a stronger community

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 10:00 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) Business School and the Marketing Association have teamed up for a new initiative that aims to provide collaborative pro bono advice to charities. More >>



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