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23 February 2018

The world’s first 3D-printed titanium internal combustion engine, designed and built by a team of University of Canterbury students, has been unveiled ahead of the international Eco-marathon competition in Singapore in March.


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22 February 2018

On the seventh anniversary of the 22 February earthquake, the University of Canterbury dedicated the Unicycle pathway along University Drive as a commemorative pathway to acknowledge of the courage and contribution of the University community, and the losses and injuries sustained by students, staff, alumni and friends of the University in the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes.


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20 February 2018

The University of Canterbury, which first launched its world-leading digital archive documenting the Canterbury earthquakes in 2012, has released its new, improved UC QuakeStudies research repository.


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16 February 2018

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has officially opened the new Ernest Rutherford building at the University of Canterbury.


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15 February 2018

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Mike Steel has been elected as a distinguished Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).


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14 February 2018

A research team from the University of Canterbury has just returned from an Antarctic expedition to find out more about the secret lives of whales, specifically Type-C killer whales.


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12 February 2018

University of Canterbury Physics Professor Simon Brown is developing a neuromorphic computer chip that may solve one of the biggest problems in the computer industry – power consumption – and create a New Zealand semiconductor industry.


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12 February 2018

This year’s winning startup ventures created by keen young University of Canterbury student entrepreneurs have been chosen at the recent EY Summer Startup Annual Showcase.


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05 February 2018

University of Canterbury researchers have created a comprehensive, online, annotated bibliography of writing by Māori in English, and released it free to the world.


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02 February 2018

University of Canterbury Professor Simon Kingham has been named the first Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry of Transport | Te Manatū Waka.


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