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25 October 2017

University of Canterbury History Professor Katie Pickles has been awarded a prestigious 2017 James Cook Research Fellowship by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, while two early-career UC researchers will receive postdoctoral fellowships, it was announced today.


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18 October 2017

Amanda Deacon and Jack Hayes beat students from around NZ to take out first and second place at the 2017 JSANZ Tertiary Japanese Language Speech Contest


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12 October 2017

UC Arts student, Joseph Mansell, has recently been selected as Head Delegate for UN Youth’s 2018 US Leadership Tour


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03 October 2017

Graeme Wynn looks back on his NZ past after 40 years on the faculty of The University of British Columbia


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25 September 2017

A leading University of Canterbury academic is calling for New Zealand to take the threat of China’s growing political influence in its affairs more seriously.


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21 September 2017

A University of Canterbury researcher has found a simple and accurate way of predicting voter intention – and it may come down to a single Facebook ‘like’.


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19 September 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Dr Catherine Knight, author of New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history, will explore some of our complex history with rivers since humans first settled in Aotearoa New Zealand.


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13 September 2017

Teachers and children in indigenous language immersion classrooms around the world will benefit from an international partnership involving the University of Canterbury.


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12 September 2017

A group of young University of Canterbury postgraduate researchers working on global sustainability issues is heading to London this week to take part in international initiatives on sustainable prosperity.


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08 September 2017

UC B.A. student Ashley Stuart has won the top student prize for Arts and Humanities in the 2017 New Zealand Student Awards


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05 September 2017

University of Canterbury College of Arts colleagues from UC Music, UC Classics and the Teece Museum are collaborating to present the unique Oresteia Experience, as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival 2017.


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04 September 2017

A new University of Canterbury exhibition, Caprice, explores the life and work of Chrystabel Aitken (1907-2005), a remarkably versatile and ambitious artist highly regarded for her depiction of animals, particularly horses.


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01 September 2017

The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year.


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01 September 2017

A UC academic’s new book is set to make a unique contribution in the field of horror scholarship by exploring the “privileged place” that women hold in the horror film genre.


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21 August 2017

Place Names of Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills, by award-winning regional historian Gordon Ogilvie, has been published by Canterbury University Press.


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18 August 2017

Dr. William Allan of University College, Oxford will visit UC in 2018.


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14 August 2017

A new exhibition displaying the work of renowned architect Samuel Hurst Seager as the designer of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials has opened in the Matariki Gallery at the University of Canterbury.


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07 August 2017

A new exhibition introduces Christchurch architect Samuel Hurst Seager’s work as New Zealand’s official battlefield memorial architect from 1920 –1925 through his own photographs.


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30 June 2017

Austin Mitchell’s new book Revenge of the Rich: The neoliberal revolution in Britain and New Zealand, published by Canterbury University Press, charts the development of a market-driven neoliberal creed, where governments are devoted to efficiency, cost-cutting and austerity at the people’s expense.


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21 June 2017

An award-winning Christchurch writer and a literary historian/poet are the two University of Canterbury Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2017.


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16 June 2017

With the dramatically changing political and security dynamics in the world, the conference provides an opportunity to review and critically examine the role of the military in democratisation in the contemporary world.


Ema Tavola appointed Pacific Studies Artist in Residence at UC (News)

16 June 2017

South Auckland artist Ema Tavola will be the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Artist in Residence for 2017.


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16 June 2017

South Auckland artist Ema Tavola will be the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Artist in Residence for 2017.


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15 June 2017

Dozens of University of Canterbury students will gain first-hand experience studying in China, Thailand and Singapore after five UC programmes have been successful in the latest Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia funding round.


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12 June 2017

University of Canterbury academic Sacha McMeeking (Ngāi Tahu), Head of the Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies, features on the What Next? panel of futurists all week in a live TV event.


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