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20 September 2018

Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury.


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13 September 2018

The University of Canterbury has welcomed the appointment of diplomat Rosemary Banks as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States. A UC alumna, Dr Banks is a member of the UC Council and a Senior Adjunct Fellow in UC’s Department of Political Science and International Relations, as well as a Crown Negotiator in the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process.


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13 September 2018

The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury.


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11 September 2018

The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week.


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31 August 2018

A new book published by Canterbury University Press (CUP), Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand, showcases the best new and previously published work from a range of emerging and established authors such as Bill Manhire, Selina Tusitala Marsh and Michelle Leggott.


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27 August 2018

Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.


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16 August 2018

University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Community Engagement Dr Billy Osteen was an integral part of the recent Youth Leadership Summit that brought together American high school students from Parkland, Florida and UC’s Student Volunteer Army to discuss how young citizens can continue to make a lasting difference in the world. He talks about why they came together in Christchurch, what they did and why they inspire him.


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10 August 2018

A unique new musical work will seamlessly meld STEM subjects with the Arts to focus the microscope on the lives, discoveries, work and achievements of unsung female scientists, in two shows in late August.


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07 August 2018

A night-time public lecture about the ancient Greek afterlife, by University of Canterbury Classical scholars, in the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities at the UC Arts City location has reached capacity, with all seats allocated weeks in advance.


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01 August 2018

University of Canterbury student numbers have received a further boost this year with a 22% increase in mid-year enrolments compared to last year.


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27 July 2018

New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen (Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre took home the accolades and the awards for two categories plus the best overall book design at the PANZ Book Design Awards at a ceremony in Auckland last night.


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13 July 2018

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study.


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12 July 2018

Four University of Canterbury (UC) graduates are among the latest scholars to be granted Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States, while an American engineering academic has won a scholar award to conduct research at UC.


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09 July 2018

The Canterbury Roll is a five-metre long English genealogical text, the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Revealing the Mysteries of the Canterbury Roll, project director Dr Chris Jones will share the results of cutting-edge scientific research undertaken at the start of 2018 by a team of British and New Zealand researchers.


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26 June 2018

Created by University of Canterbury School of Mathematics & Statistics academics, Maths Craft aims to bring the joy of maths to the masses by celebrating the links between mathematics and craft.


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25 June 2018

From BFA(Hons) to Studio Manager, UC alumna, Hannah Watkinson, opens up about her journey to The Corner Store, a 5-in-one café, bar, gallery, event and studio space for 15+ artists!


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19 June 2018

The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges.


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19 June 2018

The University of Canterbury is celebrating the history of an award-winning building that captures both the past and present of UC, with a free public exhibition about the Old Chemistry building at the Christchurch Arts Centre.


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14 June 2018

Sixteen University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University, including a UC Law professor and a QC, have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


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01 June 2018

University of Canterbury Master’s student Natalie Looyer, has been awarded a funding grant to research a pivotal, ground-breaking female New Zealand Classics scholar.


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24 May 2018

A new book, Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand, traces the history of environmental governance in Aotearoa New Zealand since the heady days of the 1969 Save Manapouri campaign and tackles the reasons for our failure to address our biggest environmental issues.


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17 May 2018

Innovative research that is good for the world is set to fascinate participants at the University of Canterbury's Techweek18 event: UC People Making a Difference.


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09 May 2018

Death may be inevitable, but our feelings and beliefs about it are often complex and ambiguous. This is as true now as it was in ancient times, according to the University of Canterbury Teece Museum curator, Terri Elder.


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09 May 2018

Associate Professor Francesca Comunello will be a College of Arts Visiting Fellow in the Department of Media & Communication between 28 April and 31 May, 2018.


Claire Curran and Leigh Huffine

04 May 2018

Last week, the UC Arts Digital Lab, main office of the CEISMIC earthquake digital archive, hosted Hon Clare Curran, the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications, and Digital Media, and Minister of Government Digital Services.


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