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29 March 2018

Changes in climate and land use are bringing significant changes to mosquitoes’ habitats and life cycles, which may increase exotic, potentially disease-carrying, mosquitoes in New Zealand, University of Canterbury research has found.


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28 March 2018

The University of Canterbury is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as school leavers from around New Zealand head to the Christchurch campus.


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23 March 2018

The University of Canterbury has officially opened its new School of Product Design.


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23 March 2018

A team of researchers led by the University of Canterbury’s Electric Power Engineering Centre (UC EPECentre) has struck gold again, receiving MBIE’s Gold Status for the second year running.


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21 March 2018

University of Canterbury researchers monitoring glacier mass have confirmed that this summer’s extreme heat has been catastrophic for New Zealand’s alpine glaciers. A research team, led by glaciologist and Geography senior lecturer Dr Heather Purdie, hiked into the Rolleston Glacier in Arthurs Pass National Park for their annual end-of-summer glacier survey.


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20 March 2018

Dr Regina Eisert, marine mammal expert at the University of Canterbury's Gateway Antarctica, still can’t believe the underwater footage her team captured on a recent Antarctic expedition to study killer whales.


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19 March 2018

A University of Canterbury scientist has used German space technology to successfully cross the world’s largest ice shelf.


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16 March 2018

The University of Canterbury Eco-marathon team is again coming home from Singapore triumphant, after beating more than 100 teams from 21 countries at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 event.


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15 March 2018

World-renowned cosmologist and theoretical physics pioneer Stephen Hawking has died in the UK aged 76. University of Canterbury physicists who knew him respond to the news.


Robot stimuli

08 March 2018

People have similar automatic biases towards darker-coloured robots as they do toward people with darker skin colour, new research from the University of Canterbury’s Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab NZ) and Psychology department shows.


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