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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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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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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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25 January 2018

In a significant astronomical discovery, a University of Canterbury scientist has made the very first detection of a jet from a very young, massive star in a galaxy that is not our own.


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24 January 2018

An award-winning, pioneering technique for assessing earthquake damage to steel in buildings or bridges will allow engineers to give faster, more reliable information to engineers, with tangible flow-on results for insurers and building owners.


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18 January 2018

The University of Canterbury and Regenerate Christchurch have teamed up to support Christchurch’s continued recovery from the earthquakes.


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17 January 2018

A new laser detection tool being developed by two University of Canterbury chemistry experts may help farmers to pinpoint environmental problems and develop smart farming strategies to minimise impacts.