Young Lives NWS

18 March 2020

How can we live well in cities so young people can flourish but not stress the planet? Research teams in seven cities around the world, including Ōtautahi Christchurch, are exploring this question.


Janna van Hasselt

12 March 2020

Christchurch-based artist and University of Canterbury (UC) fine arts graduate Janna van Hasselt has won the annual Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards (ZAFAA) with a brightly coloured, glazed porcelain artwork called Totter.


Ngārie_Scartozzi_NWS

11 March 2020

A desire to preserve waterways as taonga for future generations has motivated a University of Canterbury (UC) student to develop an innovative, low cost and effective device to remove pollution from our streams, lakes and rivers.


McNoe

06 March 2020

The University of Canterbury (UC) is the first and remains the only New Zealand university to be led by women.


Tessa_Malcolm_NWS

06 March 2020

New Zealand Suffragist Kate Sheppard is a national feminist heroine and it’s the right time for a new biography telling her story, says University of Canterbury (UC) historian Professor Katie Pickles.


Kessans

03 March 2020

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury (UC) academic Dr Sarah Kessans will share the lessons learned from a life of science and adventure, testing the limits of the human spirit, from rowing the Atlantic to launching a space laboratory.


Sophie_Chappell_NWS

03 March 2020

Acclaimed Oxford philosopher Professor Sophie Grace Chappell, who is currently an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury (UC), makes a case for allowing ourselves to be transformed by beauty in order to better respond to the climate crisis.


1.	Louise Palmer, 90 Canon (living room), 2016, site-specific installation in ar

02 March 2020

University of Canterbury senior lecturer and sculptor Louise Palmer is the 2020 recipient of the Grace Butler Memorial Foundation Award at Ara.


SVA

27 February 2020

The University of Canterbury Student Volunteer Army (UC SVA) is returning to the Red Zone on Saturday 29 February for the fourth annual Big Give event in what will be the largest student volunteer presence in the area since the Christchurch earthquakes.


track_and_trace_NWS

27 February 2020

What happens to artists’ proofs and archives? In this glimpse into the secret world of art creation, Ilam School of Fine Arts lecturers at University of Canterbury (UC) share their highly individual art practice in this first exhibition for 2020, at the Ilam campus gallery.


Elisabeth_McDonald_NWS

26 February 2020

Cross-examination strategies in rape trials remain resistant to reforms, which continues to negatively impact on complainants despite initiatives to improve the legal process, a University of Canterbury (UC) expert says.


catullus

19 February 2020

Poetic inspiration comes in many forms, and across many centuries. Even an ardent, if ancient, Roman poet still managed to influence the work of beloved New Zealand poets James K. Baxter and C.K. Stead.


SVA1

17 February 2020

The University of Canterbury is expanding its near decade-long partnership with New Zealand’s largest student club, the Student Volunteer Army, to help spread its culture of meaningful volunteering to schools throughout the country with a new Service Award.


Jeremy Richardson

13 February 2020

A collection of environmental campaign case studies published 45 years ago has been reprinted by Routledge, surprising and delighting co-editor Professor Jeremy Richardson, former Oxford University Professor of Comparative European Politics and currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury’s National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE).


NathanJoe

07 February 2020

This year the University of Canterbury’s annual Ursula Bethell Writer’s Residency is being split between two award-winning Christchurch writers, author Amy Head and playwright Nathan Joe, who will each take up residence for six months.


Assoc. Prof Amy Fletcher

05 February 2020

First there was gunpowder, then nuclear weapons. Now another revolution in warfighting is underway with the rise of algorithmic warfare using robots and precision targeting technology. Their use is highly controversial but to date there has been no systematic attempt made to map the debate unfolding in academic, intergovernmental, corporate and social media domains.


Bulldogs at the URC

04 February 2020

Come on down Monday 17th & Monday 24th February from 5pm to 6pm to get your dog and cuddle fix!


Summer Startup 1

29 January 2020

Budding University of Canterbury (UC) student entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas live on stage during a Dragons’ Den-style competition at The Piano next week.


Jeanette_King_NWS

21 January 2020

New Zealand adults who don’t speak te reo Māori nevertheless grow up hearing and seeing Māori words throughout their lives. With the support of a $660,000 grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, a University of Canterbury-led research team will explore whether adult language acquisition can be facilitated by awakening this latently acquired knowledge called ‘a proto-lexicon’.


History Environmental Scholarship

20 December 2019

Call for applications - MA Scholarship: History of Canterbury Environmental and Conservation Leadership and Heritage


UC NEWS logo

18 December 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) is amidst an exciting week celebrating the hard work of students who are graduating over the next two days.


graduation_2019_NWS

16 December 2019

Hundreds of proud University of Canterbury (UC) students wearing academic regalia will parade through central Christchurch this week for the first time since before the 2011 earthquakes.


Katie Harris

16 December 2019

A day at the office can mean interviewing gang members or quizzing politicians for young journalist Katie Harris, who loves the excitement of her job.


Harris

12 December 2019

A third of the 21 New Zealand students and recent graduates embarking on internships to learn how Asia does business are from the University of Canterbury.


Pardeshi, High Commissioner

10 December 2019

The High Commissioner of India, Muktesh K. Pardeshi, paid a special visit to the University of Canterbury (UC) campus recently. During the visit, a new $15,000 scholarship was announced.


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 > >>