Salome_Faasoo_NWS

20 September 2019

Salome Fa’aso’o was one of two University of Canterbury (UC) Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) students to receive Kupe Māori and Pacific High Achievers scholarships from the Honourable Kelvin Davis, Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education), at an award celebration at Parliament Buildings last night (Thursday 19 September).


MP Kelvin Davis and Stacey Davies

20 September 2019

Stacey Davis was one of two University of Canterbury (UC) Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) students to receive Kupe Māori and Pacific High Achievers scholarships from the Honourable Kelvin Davis, Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education), at an award celebration at Parliament Buildings last night (Thursday 19 September).


Kate Sheppard

19 September 2019

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and the University of Canterbury are delighted with the Government purchase of the Category 1 listed Kate Sheppard House in Christchurch, as announced by Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods today.


Dawn Raids exhibition

18 September 2019

Powerful, insightful and coming to the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, The Dawn Raids – Educate to Liberate exhibition seeks to inform people about a little-known event in New Zealand history.


Valerie_Sotardi_NWS

18 September 2019

Anxiety is not new, so why is there such a focus on it now and how can we help our young people to cope with it?


online_hate_NWS

17 September 2019

A workshop exploring ‘Research-based solutions to online hate and offline consequences’ organised by University of Canterbury (UC) academics quickly attracted a range of academics, experts, government officials and students.


James_Gardner_NWS

13 September 2019

Being commissioned to compose a new work for the visiting Los Angeles Percussion Quartet (LAPQ) and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was a “huge honour” for composer, broadcaster, musician and lecturer, Adjunct Senior Fellow at University of Canterbury (UC), James Gardner.


Gibbs_Farm_NWS

12 September 2019

A University of Canterbury Students' Association (UCSA) fundraiser on 22 November offers the chance to visit the private sculpture park Gibb’s Farm, located just north of Auckland but on a par with outdoor sculpture collections anywhere.


Grimshaw

11 September 2019

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw is editing a collection of international research that seeks a deeper understanding of digital hate.


LAPQ_NWS

10 September 2019

The sounds of over 60 percussion instruments from around the world, including drums, marimbas, conch shells, tin cans, cricket callers, wooden rulers and a lion’s roar (instrument), will fill the Great Hall at the Christchurch Arts Centre when the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet (LAPQ) takes to the stage on 23 September.


Greek_NWS

09 September 2019

The average party in 2019 would look rather tame alongside a Classical Greek symposium. What the Greeks got up to on these boozy social occasions is the subject of an illustrated talk at the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities on 13 September.


Science & god

06 September 2019

Both science and religion seek after truth. But are they compatible? Can belief in God and belief in science be combined into one worldview? The University of Canterbury is pleased to host British physicist Sir Colin Humphreys, Professor of Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London. Sir Colin will look into the subject of our fine-tuned Universe from the perspective of a scientist and a Christian.


WILB_NWS

29 August 2019

Canterbury’s emerging young women leaders gathered at University of Canterbury (UC) yesterday to learn from inspiring alumnae and discuss the opportunities available to women at UC.


The Father of Octopus Wrestling news cover

20 August 2019

Award-winning writer Frankie McMillan’s new collection, The Father of Octopus Wrestling, and other small fictions, traverses exciting new terrain between prose poetry and short fiction, delivering stories that are darkly comic, dynamic and surreal.


Hīnātore_NWS

16 August 2019

Student Series II Hīnātore, showing until 6 September at University of Canterbury’s SoFA Gallery, asks viewers to consider the way light transforms a space, along with their own sensory experience.


Sudesh Mishra

15 August 2019

Three very different visiting writers currently based at University of Canterbury (UC) will read both new and published work at Fellow Poets tonight, 15 August, 5 – 6.30pm.


Journalism

09 August 2019

The University of Canterbury is celebrating 50 years of postgraduate journalism excellence on 7 September, with graduates from all over the world congregating to celebrate the milestone.


Haere-roa

08 August 2019

How does a university walk the talk of building a sustainable future? University of Canterbury Sustainability Officer Dr Matt Morris looks at how one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutions is overcoming the challenges of moving to clean energy, not just in its research, but on its campuses.


Polly_Hoskins_NWS

05 August 2019

Dame Ngaio Marsh’s fast-paced, successful war-time production script of Hamlet is being published for the first time, along with the original musical score and a selection of archival photographs, in a new book from Canterbury University Press.


Hammond_NWS

31 July 2019

A prominent Ōtautahi artist and University of Canterbury alumnus will be celebrated at an exhibition held in August. Canterbury artist Bill Hammond is best known for his hauntingly beautiful half-human, half-bird creatures.


NeverSayDie_NWS

22 July 2019

Death is a big business, which is one reason why Silicon Valley billionaires such as Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, and Sergey Brin hope to disrupt the aging process and unlock the secrets of immortality. In an upcoming UC Connect | Tauhere public talk, Associate Professor Amy Fletcher will discuss the use of emerging technology in age extension and the future of life and death.


Teece_Museum_NWS

15 July 2019

When nineteenth century pubs and hotels were rediscovered beneath Canterbury following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, few people would have made the connection to ancient Rome.


Conor Clarke

03 July 2019

Ground Water Mirror, on display in the Ilam gallery at the University of Canterbury (UC) School of Fine Arts until 19 July, features work by UC’s new photography lecturer Conor Clarke.


POLS_NEWS

01 July 2019

Politically minded Master’s students from the University of Canterbury have spent two enlightening days at Parliament.


Kirsty Dunn

28 June 2019

The first conference of the Australasian Animal Studies Association to be held in New Zealand takes place in Christchurch this week, following a successful bid from UC’s New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies (NZCHAS) and TourismNZ.


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