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20 October 2017

A team of three University of Canterbury mechanical engineering students has won the prestigious international Warman Design & Build Competition held in Sydney last week, competing against thousands of students.


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20 October 2017

In what may be a New Zealand first, University of Canterbury physics students will get the chance to work in a wide range of industries on real-world business projects, while local industry has the opportunity to gain from students’ up-to-date expertise on subjects as diverse as climate change, cosmology and nanotechnology.


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17 October 2017

In the upcoming Royal Society Te Apārangi and UC Connect public lecture – Protecting taonga – a conservation geneticist and an environmental chemist will talk about their work protecting Aotearoa’s natural treasures.


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17 October 2017

In its eighth year, Tech Jumpstart gives University of Canterbury researchers the opportunity to transform their ideas and research into commercial reality.


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16 October 2017

Former Prime Minister and University of Canterbury alumnus, the Rt Hon Sir John Key has officially opened the new Trading Room in the UC Business School.


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05 October 2017

A University of Canterbury meteorology academic is delighted to be named among the next generation of research leaders in the 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowships, announced today by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. College of Science lecturer in Atmospheric Dynamics Dr Marwan Katurji has been awarded a five-year fellowship for his research.


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03 October 2017

New Zealand researchers have shown that vitamin-mineral treatment improves aggression and emotional regulation in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), in the first published results from a new trial.


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02 October 2017

Part treasure hunt, part orienteering mission, the upcoming All Right? Amble is a fun, family-friendly walk with a difference, created by University of Canterbury (UC) students to improve wellbeing.


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02 October 2017

An upcoming UC Connect public lecture will explore how future product designers working on electric autonomous cars; devices that incorporate artificial intelligence; the gamification of education, training and rehabilitation; and personal care and health products have the potential to both increase our wealth and help to shape our world.


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27 September 2017

The UC Student Volunteer Army’s proactive response to the Canterbury earthquakes led to the creation of CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch. This new course included studying citizenship, post-disaster response and volunteering. In six years, CHCH101 evolved to include community service, has partnered with more than 30 organisations, has been taken by over 1000 students, and its impact has rippled around the world.


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