Fullbright Recipients 2020

05 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) graduates Robbie Morrison and Milena Petrovic are two of 49 students, scholars, artists and professionals to be honoured tonight at the Fulbright New Zealand Awards, held at Parliament.


RNZ Image

31 July 2020

Professor John Hopkins says on RNZ's Morning Report that the Resource Management Act (RMA) reflects the views of another era and it is time for it to go.


A man casts a fishing net onto a flooded land following rain to catch fish on th

28 July 2020

Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you’re thinking about it now. The COVID-19 crisis has put food supply chains under incredible stress, and stories on shortages of everything from meat to baking ingredients have been plentiful. But even with the increased recent attention, most supply chains remain murky. Consumers can play a key role in lifting that cloud.


Firdaus Shairi

27 July 2020

Malaysian-born UC student Firdaus Shairi earned the right to represent New Zealand in a global esports tournament centred around the football video game, FIFA 20, where competitors play each other by each taking control of a virtual team.


Chanya

14 July 2020

Get an insider’s perspective on getting your career off the ground during lockdown with newly hired MYOB Helpdesk Analyst and UC graduate Chanya Ussaneerungrueng.


Graduation Dec 2019

10 July 2020

The University of Canterbury is hosting two special Graduation Celebrations in September for hundreds of graduates who missed out on graduating in person in April due to the pandemic lockdown.


Law Courts

08 July 2020

The fact that [media] might not be able to report something does not impact on their general right to be there,” Professor Cheer, UC School of Law, comments on the Mama Hooch sexual assault allegation court proceedings for Stuff.


Chris Boniface

07 July 2020

Robotic doctors and other artificial intelligence tools are coming to New Zealand’s healthcare system and we need to be ready for the ethical and legal challenges they will bring, warns a University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student.


Data Informed Strategy

06 July 2020

In a post-COVID business environment, the use of data to drive decisions will be key to making a greater impact. A new core course, Data informed Strategy, which is part of the University of Canterbury (UC) Connected MBA programme has been officially opened by New South Wales Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello, via video link from Australia.


UC Grad Sheila Hailstone

06 July 2020

Sheila Hailstone, UC graduate and award-winning Christchurch author, has launched her book, Dancing Around Cancer. Her book is a celebration of her successful fight with cancer and a form of encouragement for those fighting the disease. Her hope is the book will contribute towards progressing research into breast cancer. “I’m only here because of breast cancer research,”


UC building

02 July 2020

Imagine an organisation that performs thousands of transactions, but has no governing structure, no board, no chief executive and no middle managers.


Healt Tech Challenge

29 June 2020

The HealthTech Supernode Challenge, delivered by UCE and the Ministry of Awesome with support from ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, and Ryman Healthcare aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation.


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29 June 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) economists Associate Head of Economics and Finance Stephen Hickson and Associate Professor Alfred Guender discuss the role of the Reserve Bank amid the pandemic’s economic upheaval.


HealthTech Supernode

29 June 2020

The HealthTech Supernode Challenge, delivered by UCE and the Ministry of Awesome with support from ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, and Ryman Healthcare aims to position Christchurch as NZ’s centre of health innovation.


The press bench in court room one

24 June 2020

UC Law Professor Ursula Cheer joins Katheryn Ryan on RNZ to talk about upcoming changes to New Zealand contempt law and what it means for media and the public.


Kelly Phillips and Luz Guevara

22 June 2020

Community minded UC Law student has opened up her home to two struggling migrants workers who were made redundant during Covid-19 fallout.


I stood by

22 June 2020

How do male academics become allies in fighting sexism in the #metoo era, without ‘mansplaining’ or ‘white knighting’? Three University of Canterbury (UC) academics have looked into the necessary steps behind championing inclusivity and diversity in academia.


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18 June 2020

UC Law Associate Professor Debra Wilson talks about surrogacy in Aotearoa with Radio New Zealand, and the surprising public perceptions her research revealed.


Marketing in the new normal

16 June 2020

Join a panel of local experts to discuss business marketing post-COVID-19 in the next University of Canterbury (UC) Business School Hihiko Webinar event, Marketing in the New Normal.


Chris Chen and Crusaders

05 June 2020

Growing ties between the Crusaders and the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law are bringing invaluable real-world experiences for marketing and sports management students, as well as collaborative research ventures and conference opportunities.


Lardelli art

04 June 2020

Two pioneering University of Canterbury academics, a new Dame who champions Māori women, a new Knight who champions Māori art, a Pasifika poet, a former All Blacks captain, and many other alumni and friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2020.


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02 June 2020

SIGNAL ICT Graduate School, in conjunction with UC, LU, OU, Institute of Canterbury and Otago Polytechnic launched research report "Horizons 2020, Trends in Technology Education" on Monday 1 June, and is challenging business, government and academia to work together to create the technology education system we need to thrive in an increasingly technological world.


Scholarships open up world of possibilities for Canterbury graduates

02 June 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Maui Brennan is looking forward to eating pizza and gelato while studying economics in Milan, Italy next year after being awarded a $90,000 academic scholarship.


Ekant Veer

01 June 2020

Will we see a rise in gambling post Covid-19 In New Zealand? Professor Ekant Veer suggests people experiencing hardship are more likely to gamble.


digital doctors

25 May 2020

Imagining the future of the General Practice was never going to be an easy task - especially tackling it in one weekend! Four teams of students from across Canterbury were given 48 hours to reimagine the way GPs were using digital tools and delivering virtual consultations.


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