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25 May 2018

In this free public UC Connect lecture, Dr Ann Brower, a senior lecturer in Geography at the University of Canterbury, will share her personal journey – from the earthquake, to the Bright Light, to the Dark Place, to the hospital, to the Dalai Lama, to the halls of Parliament.


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24 May 2018

A new book, Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand, traces the history of environmental governance in Aotearoa New Zealand since the heady days of the 1969 Save Manapouri campaign and tackles the reasons for our failure to address our biggest environmental issues.


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22 May 2018

University of Canterbury scientists are part of a global research collaboration into the environmental impacts of dry riverbeds, with their findings published today in a new paper in one of the world’s top scientific journals.


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21 May 2018

In a world-first, University of Canterbury Hydrological and Ecological Engineering researchers have filed a patent application for their invention the Storminator™, which could be exactly the weapon that our waterways need.


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21 May 2018

Digital Technologies has just been added to the New Zealand curriculum. Also bewilderingly referred to as computing, computational thinking, computer science or coding, the subject is being taught from primary school level. But what's the real purpose of introducing it, especially to such young students?


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17 May 2018

Innovative research that is good for the world is set to fascinate participants at the University of Canterbury's Techweek18 event: UC People Making a Difference.


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16 May 2018

UC environmental geographer Dr Ann Brower has been awarded the 2017 Critic & Conscience of Society Award.


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14 May 2018

In early 2019, University of Canterbury researchers will be part of an international effort to explore one of the coldest, harshest and most remote locations in the world: the Weddell Sea off Antarctica.


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10 May 2018

Two researchers from the University of Canterbury have developed machine-learning software that can predict how dangerous a particular strain of Salmonella will be, according to a paper published in PLOS Genetics this week.


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09 May 2018

Death may be inevitable, but our feelings and beliefs about it are often complex and ambiguous. This is as true now as it was in ancient times, according to the University of Canterbury Teece Museum curator, Terri Elder.


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UC Journalisim Graduates at 2016 Canon Media Awards

16 May 2017

The Canon Media Awards this week feature many UC Graduate Diploma in Journalism alumni among the 2017 finalists.


Ashley Stuart receiving 2017 NZ Top Student Award

08 September 2017

UC B.A. student Ashley Stuart has won the top student prize for Arts and Humanities in the 2017 New Zealand Student Awards