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24 September 2018

Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field.


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20 September 2018

Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury.


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20 September 2018

Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University.


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18 September 2018

How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s international relations, and the way MFAT conducts New Zealand’s business on the international stage.


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14 September 2018

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament.


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13 September 2018

The University of Canterbury has welcomed the appointment of diplomat Rosemary Banks as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States. A UC alumna, Dr Banks is a member of the UC Council and a Senior Adjunct Fellow in UC’s Department of Political Science and International Relations, as well as a Crown Negotiator in the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process.


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13 September 2018

A University of Canterbury Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.


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13 September 2018

The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury.


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12 September 2018

The increasing cost of legal advice and the excessive formality of the legal system has left the way open for alternative ways to undertake the ‘law jobs’, without the need of lawyers, according to Professor John Hopkins of the University of Canterbury School of Law.


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11 September 2018

The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week.


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