Stephen Hickson

17 May 2021

University of Canterbury Economist Stephen Hickson delves into the Budget and government spending decisions. It's budget time and the usual scramble for a share of the pie is going on. In these somewhat unusual times, it is still important to make sure that the Government spends the money it takes in taxes as well as it can.


Karben fibre

12 May 2021

A range of radical solutions are now a step closer to boosting the agricultural sector thanks to the Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge. Prize winners were named at the Showcase on 11 May.


UC NEWS logo

12 May 2021

The commercialisation of elite sport – including the sale, relocation and branding of professional sport clubs – is nothing new. The commercialisation of professional sport has driven huge changes in sports teams from being responsible to the public and local community and seen as a public good, to being responsible to the owners and shareholders of the commercial entities. This fundamental change sparks debate and controversy.


Happy Cow Milk

04 May 2021

Imagine a world where a farmer can tell the difference between every sheep by just looking at them. Thanks to new sheep facial recognition technology employing AI this could soon be a reality. Genesmith is just one of the big ideas named today as a finalist in the Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge.


Glenn Renwick

30 April 2021

In times of uncertainty, seeking insight from people with experience leading businesses through change is critical.


Frank Tay and Alfred Guender

30 April 2021

A Conversation with Frank Tay by Alfred Guender.


Energy Academy UC Business School

30 April 2021

The University of Canterbury Business School has signed an agreement with Energy Academy to develop a new model for the delivery of academic content.


Accounting - woman's hand and calculator

29 April 2021

With many questioning the future of work, it is encouraging to see jobs in both professional services and the public sector in high demand.


Huong Dang, Jedrzej Bialkowski, Xiaopeng Wei

20 April 2021

Three University of Canterbury (UC) financial economists have shed light on a puzzling relationship between economic policy uncertainty and the Volatility Index (VIX) - fear gauge of the stock market, and how the quality of political signals impacts on this relationship in a new research paper.


Suntia Gautam PhD graduate

14 April 2021

Community Board Member Sunita Gautam will be donning a cap and gown this week as she graduates with a PhD from the University of Canterbury (UC).


Marketing Smackdown

22 March 2021

Nine teams competed in a two-day Challenge to develop a winning marketing strategy and a 20th-anniversary event plan for Cedra Express - New Zealand's leading medical courier.


Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge

09 March 2021

Innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector looks set to solve some of the greatest challenges facing the sector thanks to ideas submitted to the Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge. With more than 50 high quality applications from across the country, Challenge partners ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, AgResearch and the Canterbury Mayoral Forum have been delighted by the revolutionary thinking from both private enterprise and researchers.


ffa

09 March 2021

Innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector looks set to solve some of the greatest challenges facing the sector thanks to ideas submitted to the Food, Fibre and Agritech Supernode Challenge. With more than 50 high quality applications from across the country, Challenge partners ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, AgResearch and the Canterbury Mayoral Forum have been delighted by the revolutionary thinking from both private enterprise and researchers.


Stephanie Post

03 March 2021

University of Canterbury (UC) student Stephanie Post has been selected in the Team Universities of New Zealand (TUNZ) team to represent New Zealand, competing in the Global Case Competition 2021.


Dr Christian Walsh speaking to secondary school teachers in 2020

03 March 2021

Learning through experience is at the heart of University of Canterbury (UC) lecturer Dr Christian Walsh’s award-winning teaching philosophy – preparing students to easily enter and apply what they have learned in a business setting.


UC Engineering Core building

02 February 2021

The UC Business School has cemented its place in the top one percent of business schools worldwide accredited with the triple crown after confirmation of reaccreditation by AACSB.


Summer Startup mentoring

01 February 2021

Student entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative business and social enterprise ideas to industry experts in a lively competition in central Christchurch this week.


Pan Zheng

27 January 2021

How is a Canterbury Business School lecturer with a background in computer science and artificial intelligence (AI) helping to speed up the development of medicines?


bridging the gap

26 January 2021

How can New Zealanders better engage with Asia, at a time when we are more physically isolated from the rest of the world than ever?


Travel post Covid-19

31 December 2020

Will travel ever look the same again? Professor Colin Michael Hall and colleagues from University of Oulu and Wakayama University provide expert insight in article on The Conversation.


Hihiko Webinar

17 December 2020

Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School hosted seven webinars throughout 2020 to inspire and inform the business community.


UC Graduate Charlie Kavanagh

15 December 2020

Opportunity is everywhere if you are willing to grab it. For University of Canterbury (UC) student Charlie Kavanagh, who is graduating this week, UC has provided a number of opportunities for him to flex his entrepreneurial muscle and broaden his horizons with international travel.


Commerce Teachers' Day 2020 1

09 December 2020

The unique context and challenges presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic shaped much of the content of the 2020 annual Commerce Teachers' Day held on 30 November.


thinclab sprint

02 December 2020

Last night's ThincLab Sprint cohort graduation brought together a diverse range of budding business founders.


Food fibre challenge UCE

30 November 2020

The need for transformative innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector is at the core of the latest Supernode Challenge which is now open to applications.


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