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FromBake-offto take-off: UC student goes to ‘Mars’

Monday, 4 November 2019, 11:40 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) student is preparing for the voyage of a lifetime: a mission to Mars – or at least an experience that comes close. More >>

How to engineer a zero-carbon future

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

Most of us worry about climate change and realise urgent action is needed, but what inspires someone to take on the job of figuring out how to save the planet? More >>

Peace campaigners donate collection to UC archives

Friday, 1 November 2019, 10:13 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) archivists and researchers are welcoming an exciting new acquisition today, donated by renowned international peace campaigners to the Archives Collection of UC’s Macmillan Brown Library. More >>

UC glaciologist wins national tertiary teaching award

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 2:34 pm | University of Canterbury

Connecting students to the environment is as important as their education in the classroom, according to award-winning glaciologist Dr Heather Purdie. More >>

Award winning “sensei” connects Japanese students globally

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

Japanese language students at the University of Canterbury (UC) chat to students in Thailand, Korea and Japan in online forums and mentor younger Japanese language students as part of ground-breaking initiatives that develop better proficiency and ... More >>

Professor Emerita Paula Jameson awarded 2019 Marsden Medal

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) scientist Professor Emerita Paula Jameson was awarded the 2019 Marsden Medal by the New Zealand Association of Scientists at its recent awards dinner. More >>

Colour and spectacle: UC’s Gamelan Ensemble performs tonight

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:21 am | University of Canterbury

Every Wednesday and Thursday night students and members of the community gather at the University of Canterbury (UC) and, under the direction of Balinese postgraduate student, Made Kartawan, they practice traditional Gamelan and prepare for their big ... More >>

UC researchers respond to disturbing nutrition report

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 4:17 pm | University of Canterbury

UNICEF’s shocking 2019 State of the World’s Children report reveals that at least two out of three children in the world are not fed the minimum of a healthy diverse diet. University of Canterbury researchers from the interdisciplinary Food Policy ... More >>

UC professor wins award for carbon forestry research

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 10:47 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Head of the School of Forestry, Professor Bruce Manley , has won a Forestry Science Award for his dedication to, and leadership within, forestry research, and his innovative work on carbon forestry. More >>

New agile MBA targets leaders of 4th Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 9:21 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) new Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme delivers a course that is more relevant to organisations and focuses on emerging technologies, innovations and business needs beyond economic drivers. More >>

Explosive free public lecture: Essential elements

Monday, 14 October 2019, 11:23 am | University of Canterbury

UC Connect public lecture: Essential elements – Where would we be without the Periodic Table? The year 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, declared by the United Nations to raise awareness of its beauty ... More >>

Canterbury’s classics heroes revealed

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:30 am | University of Canterbury

In the past 146 years, University of Canterbury (UC) students of many disciplines have benefitted from some truly remarkable teachers of classics, whose influence continues to echo through the generations. More >>

1950s divas and old maids at UC Music concert

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:47 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (UC) School of Music and The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora present Sing! Sing! Sing! on Sunday 13 October, featuring almost all UC’s performance music students on stage in The Great Hall at the same time. More >>

$85k in prizes awarded to entrepreneurial students

Friday, 4 October 2019, 3:16 pm | University of Canterbury

Students’ big ideas and innovative thinking were celebrated to the tune of $85,000 at Entré’s $85k Challenge awards evening at the University of Canterbury (UC) this week. More >>

Canterbury student heads to Chile, Antarctica

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9:23 am | University of Canterbury

This summer, a University of Canterbury (UC) Chemistry and Law student is heading to Chile and Antarctica to represent Christchurch and New Zealand at the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition in December. Caleb Fraser, aged 20, is one of five young ... More >>

Activists and academics intersect at Sustainability Awards

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 12:48 pm | University of Canterbury

Globally, locally, through their research and via community platforms, academics are leading climate change action, and none more so than University of Canterbury (UC)’s Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward . More >>

Artemis: The Future of Deep Space Exploration

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 12:24 pm | University of Canterbury

Artemis was the mythical twin sister of Apollo, and goddess of the Moon. Now she personifies our path to the Moon as the name of NASA’s Program to return astronauts to the lunar surface – including the first woman. When they land, they will be ... More >>

UC doctoral student takes three minute thesis to Brisbane

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 9:10 am | University of Canterbury

Quick, clear and succinct – just a few things that University of Canterbury (UC) doctoral student Eloise Smith needs to keep in mind as she prepares for this week’s 2019 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition in Brisbane. More >>

Summer at Colin McCahon’s House for UC academic

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:17 am | University of Canterbury

Creating art in the place where influential New Zealand artist Colin McCahon painted many of his most celebrated artworks is senior lecturer Steve Carr ’s new summer plan. The University of Canterbury (UC) film academic and moving image artist was ... More >>

Languages open more doors in increasingly globalised world

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 10:43 am | University of Canterbury

A multi-lingual panel will explore the benefits of having a second or third language at a public talk, Opening Doors Globally , at the University of Canterbury (UC) tomorrow. More >>



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