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08 June 2017

A bibliophile art-lover’s dream, an exhibition of artful bookplates and provenance is currently on display in the University of Canterbury’s Matariki gallery.


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07 June 2017

University of Canterbury senior sculpture students from the Ilam School of Fine Arts will display their artworks at the Christchurch Arts Centre for the first time since the Canterbury quakes, in a new exhibition this week.


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02 June 2017

University of Canterbury political scientist Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward is a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report in the fight to limit the world's global warming increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Here, she gives her personal reaction to US President Donald Trump’s plans to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change.


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01 June 2017

Enjoy craft? Then you probably enjoy mathematics too – you just may not know it yet. Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths at Christchurch’s first Maths Craft Day.


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26 May 2017

The University of Canterbury’s new presence at the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s cultural heart has proven popular with hundreds of visitors in its first week.


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17 May 2017

Student life has returned to the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s central city. The University of Canterbury’s Music and Classics programmes, along with the James Logie Memorial Collection of Classical Antiquities have relocated to the Chemistry building.


UC Journalisim Graduates at 2016 Canon Media Awards

16 May 2017

The Canon Media Awards this week feature many UC Graduate Diploma in Journalism alumni among the 2017 finalists.


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09 May 2017

Quake affected Kaikōura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area.


Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

21 April 2017

Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Director of Research in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Cambridge, will present the Inaugural Graham Zanker Lecture in The Great Hall at The Arts Centre of Christchurch on 16th May. The title of the talk is Herculaneum: new discoveries from old excavations.


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23 March 2017

An upcoming University of Canterbury public guest lecture, Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks, has been thousands of years in the making.


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10 March 2017

After the magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Canterbury on 4 September 2010, most media reports initially claimed that no lives had been lost. In fact, this first earthquake killed at least 3000 chickens, eight cows, one dog, a lemur and 150 aquarium fish.


Ian Wright

10 March 2017

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students.


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09 March 2017

University of Canterbury 3D printing and scanning experts are keen to show high-school pupils that with modern technology the only limit is your imagination.


New collection from popular New Zealand poet

06 March 2017

Blood Ties: New and selected poems 1963-2016, the latest collection by popular New Zealand poet Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, is published by Canterbury University Press this week.


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02 March 2017

UC Fine Arts student Jen Bowmast has been selected as a finalist in a prestigious international art contest with her artwork to be part of the Venice Arte Languna exhibition.


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01 March 2017

The Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 Pacific Artist in Residence programme.


Professor Steven Ratuva

14 February 2017

UC Professor Steven Ratuva has won a prestigious Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship to carry out research as a visiting professor in the United States.


Polly Hoskins

26 January 2017

Congratulations to Polly Hoskins, the winner of the Howard McNaughton Prize in Cultural Studies for 2016.


Jen-Bowmast Poetics of Space

26 January 2017

Jen Bowmast, a Masters student at UC School of Fine Arts has had her work "Poetics of Space" accepted as one of the finalists for the Arte Laguna Prize.


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26 January 2017

To mark the six-year anniversary of the February 22 earthquake, the University of Canterbury's CEISMIC Digital Archive project team have created an online challenge which asks users to guess the location of a given photograph from the archive.


Creative opportunity for Pacific artists

25 January 2017

Traditional or contemporary Pacific artists can apply now to develop new directions in their artistic practice through an art residency at UC.


UC takes top spot in University Challenge

23 January 2017

The UC team has won New Zealand academia's top trivia quiz show, University Challenge for the second year since the show returned to New Zealand screens in 2014.


University releases future plans for campus

23 January 2017

A UC master plan to guide campus development for the next 30 years proves that the University has largely completed its earthquake recovery, according to the Vice-Chancellor.


Donald Matheson

16 January 2017

Associate Professor Donald Matheson won the UCSA College of Arts Supervisor of the Year Award. This is a well-deserved recognition of the outstanding supervision that Assoc Prof Matheson has provided for MA and PhD students throughout the college over the years.


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16 January 2017

A University of Canterbury academic’s latest book examines recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the 20th century to the present – the first book of its type published in New Zealand.


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