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18 August 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law.


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18 August 2017

Low-lying, isolated communities on the Chatham Islands are extremely exposed to tsunami, according to a University of Canterbury student’s original research.


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17 August 2017

Jess McHale from Geological Sciences took out 3rd place in UC's 3 Minute Thesis Competition.


UC Geography's Geospatial Science Technician Paul Bealing talks drones and UAVs

15 August 2017

Year 13 Geography scholarship students spent a day at UC learning about drones, tracking using social media, and how your location is constantly recorded by companies and services.


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15 August 2017

Entertainment and science collided on stage in an explosive display.


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10 August 2017

University of Canterbury Adjunct Professor of Science Communication Simon Pollard has had a native spider named after him.


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09 August 2017

Six talented young University of Canterbury students from India have received New Zealand Excellence Awards from Education New Zealand.


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09 August 2017

Two University of Canterbury academics have won New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament last night. Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer and Associate Professor Ben Kennedy of the Department of Geological Sciences both received Sustained Excellence awards from Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.


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08 August 2017

BNZ and PwC New Zealand have announced a new scholarship programme established at the University of Canterbury to honour former BNZ Board Chairman and respected PwC Managing Partner John Waller, ONZM, FCA.


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04 August 2017

A new look at historical earthquakes is leading to fresh insights for earthquake forecasting.


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