Paul Millar Royal Society

23 November 2022

University of Canterbury Professor Paul Millar is the recipient of the 2022 Pou Aronui Award, for distinguished service to humanities-aronui, announced last night by the Royal Society Te Apārangi.


Ilam Open Studio Exhibition

17 November 2022

Ilam studios invite the community to enjoy the diverse works of University of Canterbury (UC) Fine Arts students at the end-of-year Open Studio Exhibition.


Samoa flood

09 November 2022

Dr Christina Tausa, Research Manager at the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury (UC), wants to see the Global North commit to the promises of the Paris Agreement at COP27, the 27th annual UN meeting on climate, which started on 6 November in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.


Ilam School of Fine Arts third-year painting students Olivia Pugh, Marie Porter,

11 October 2022

University of Canterbury (UC) arts-minded students were quick to respond to blank white hoardings going up around two building siteworks, posting up multi-coloured artworks and making art more accessible around campus.


Indigenous Narrative

05 October 2022

Two new University of Canterbury (UC) courses will empower ākonga to explore indigenous representation as we move from traditional storytelling to digital and mainstream media.


UC Connect History

03 October 2022

As noted by Māori scholar Dr Nēpia Mahuika, “New Zealand history is Māori history” first and foremost. Despite this, the histories of Aotearoa New Zealand are often examined in connection to Britain and discussed in terms of colonisation.


Toursim New Zealand dinner

28 September 2022

Six successful Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) conference bids were celebrated last night at the Tourism New Zealand Business Events National Awards in Wellington.


Mike Grimshaw

16 September 2022

The internet has changed how we relate and communicate in unimaginable ways, says University of Canterbury (UC) Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw in a new web series about cyber hate and freedom of speech in Aotearoa launched this week.


Professor Jen Hay

15 September 2022

Listening to te reo Māori can kickstart language-learning, before officially beginning to learn the language. Recent research shows that just by living in NZ, and hearing the Māori language around them, adults automatically begin the early stages of language learning.


All Blacks rugby

14 September 2022

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw says rugby needs to be open to a new order to remain meaningful.


Lisa Davies

14 September 2022

A passion for te reo Māori has inspired Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) Librarian and jazz musician Lisa Davies (Kāi Tahu) to bring te reo into all facets of her life.


Culture, whare, Marae, Aotearoa, pukana, Māori

14 September 2022

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury Professor Carl Mika says that from a Māori vantage point, some things just shouldn't be translated.


Andrew Latta

13 September 2022

For Andrew Latta (Te Hika a Pāpāuma, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa), being a tutor at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury enables him to share his passion for te reo while also inspiring others through sharing his own te reo journey.


Queen Elizabeth II in Christchurch

09 September 2022

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury Professor Katie Pickles looks at how New Zealand's relationship with the Queen evolved during her reign.


Saili Aukuso and Levi Simeona Tavita

31 August 2022

Surrounded by family members and wearing colourful ula around their necks, a Samoan couple has celebrated achieving their PhDs together at a graduation event in Christchurch.


Photo by Morgane Le Breton on Unsplash

31 August 2022

In the Conversation, University of Canterbury's Dr Erin Harrington explores how torturous births in House of Dragon reflect contemporary issues regarding body autonomy.


Nelson flooding

24 August 2022

In an article on The Conversation, a group of experts including University of Canterbury lecturer Dr Shinya Uekusa say we must act on the reasons some communities are facing higher risks.


Boeing Australia

23 August 2022

In an article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury's Dr Sian Troath explains why New Zealand and Australia may need to clarify their positions on autonomous weapons systems.


Canterbury Scroll

15 August 2022

Where do medieval and Renaissance European History stand in a world of toppled statues?


Photo by Morgane Le Breton on Unsplash

12 August 2022

On The Conversation, Senior Lecturer in English and Cultural Studies Dr Erin Harrington explains why it's important the new Game of Thrones prequel won't be showing sexual violence.


Prof Bronwyn Hayward

04 August 2022

The National Adaptation Plan is a welcome step to urgently adapt to the worst impacts of climate change, says University of Canterbury Professor Bronwyn Hayward.


Barbie dolls

04 August 2022

As Jane Goodall joins Barbie’s ‘inspiring women’ series, University of Canterbury Professor Katie Pickles asks if the plastic doll can ever really empower girls.


Pacific field study

29 July 2022

People affected by climate change in regions such as the Pacific are often portrayed as victims and their history of resilience to environmental challenges is too often overlooked in policy and research.


NZ PM Jacinda Ardern and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

15 July 2022

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury's Dr Serena Kelly and Dr Mathew Doidge explain how the deal shows the EU's international ambitions.


Quarts Violin Quartet

08 July 2022

Churches, a cathedral and an art gallery will echo with classical violin music this month when four talented violinists from the University of Canterbury’s School of Music hit the road on a 10-concert tour during July.


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