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24 May 2019

Wellbeing, kindness and compassion have been promoted by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as central to how her government makes policy and determines its budget. But how can a government budget for wellbeing?


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23 May 2019

University of Canterbury researchers are leading the way in early years education with a new guidebook focusing on culturally responsive learning and teaching.


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21 May 2019

Antarctica continues to call bright young researchers to her icy shores, and scholarships at the University of Canterbury are making their ground-breaking research possible.


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20 May 2019

The Media and Communication journalism programme at University of Canterbury (UC) was recognised with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2019 Voyager Media Awards on Friday.


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20 May 2019

Sprinkled in star dust, four University of Canterbury scientific alumni and staff have been honoured, featuring among six Kiwis chosen to appear on new ‘New Zealand Space Pioneers’ postage stamps.


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17 May 2019

UC has today launched a new online reporting tool, Report It.


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16 May 2019

The University of Canterbury aims to craft the future of immersive gaming in New Zealand by assembling an international team of experts, thanks to a Government funding boost of over $3 million and University funding of $4.5 million.


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13 May 2019

‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being hosted at the University of Canterbury (UC) as he’s spreading the word around the country about how to use and develop Wikipedia.


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13 May 2019

An innovative team of University of Canterbury engineers has won the National Stormwater Innovation Award 2019 for an instantly practical and applicable stormwater treatment invention that stops zinc from galvanised roofs entering our precious waterways.


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13 May 2019

Aotearoa New Zealand will have to seriously consider gene editing to improve crop production if it is to meet future sustainability targets, according to the University of Canterbury’s newest Professor Emerita, plant biologist Paula Jameson.


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