PhD graduate honours his academic legacy

18 December 2015

The first doctorate degree connected to the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has been awarded to an academic who is continuing a multi-generational legacy of Maori success.

UC Chancellor speaks at WWI memorial rededication

17 December 2015

The UC Chancellor has witnessed the rededication of a WWI Memorial Window, recalling its great historical and emotional resonance for the University.

Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015.

UC composers win Douglas Lilburn contest

28 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury composers are among the winners of the inaugural NZTrio Composing Competition 2015: Celebrating Lilburn.

UC welcomes 10 new Fulbright award recipients

14 September 2015

UC welcomes 10 new Fulbright award recipients through the Fulbright New Zealand programme.

Two tertiary teaching awards for Canterbury

12 August 2015

Two dedicated UC academics received Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards at a presentation at Parliament.

Accommodation preferences: What a Girl Needs?

20 February 2015

A segment of the global women's travel market is emerging in what is known as GGA - the girlfriend get away - for women who travel with other women for leisure purposes only.

UC students poised for gruelling GODZone race

09 February 2015

Two UC students hope their economics knowledge gives them the edge when they compete in the GODZone, New Zealand's pre-eminent adventure race around Wanaka later this month.

People should be paid for donating organs

21 January 2015

A University of Canterbury study suggests people should be paid for donating organs to address New Zealand's issue with one of the lowest rates of organ donation.

High levels of adaptability shown by businesses

22 December 2014

A major University of Canterbury report has found a high level of innovation and adaptability shown by hundreds of organisations in Canterbury following the earthquakes.

Business student investigating tax issues

15 December 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate business student is investigating tax issues in the United States so the knowledge gained from her study can help inform tax policy.

Canterbury appoints Distinguished Professor

01 December 2014

A University of Canterbury mathematics expert who researches how life on Earth began has been appointed a Distinguished Professor.

Link between inequality and teen births studied

25 November 2014

A UC economics and finance postgraduate student's research project has been unable to find a strong link between teen birth rates and socio-economic inequality.

Tourism surviving natural disasters

24 November 2014

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers.

Businesses need to plan better to recover faster

17 November 2014

New Zealand businesses and organisations need to accurately plan better to recover faster from any major disaster, University of Canterbury resilience researcher.

Research Medal for international tourism expert

11 September 2014

Professor Michael Hall, a leading international sustainability and tourism researcher, has won the University of Canterbury's annual Research Medal.

Study looks at trustworthiness of politicans

08 September 2014

A UC marketing study has looked at what impact the Thatcher Effect has on perceptions of trustworthiness and liking of New Zealand politicians leading up to the election.

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01 September 2014

A University of Canterbury economics research team is looking at fairness of the job assignments and whether workers are sensitive to the wages of their co-workers.

Economics experts study 800 metre athletic races

27 August 2014

Top 800 metres endurance-based athletes who run their first lap faster than the second may end up producing slower times, a UC economics research project has found.

Nightlife nearing pre-earthquake levels

22 August 2014

Christchurch nightlife including restaurants, bars and cafes are nearing pre-earthquake levels as the rebuild and path to recovery continues to gain momentum.

UC student launches clothing label website

31 July 2014

A University of Canterbury international business and law student has launched a New Zealand clothing label website aimed at female rural wear.

Loss of QE II Stadium has affected the performance

25 July 2014

Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Queen Elizabeth II Stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes.

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04 July 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is heading to New York to research the rise and fall in the New Zealand exchange rate.

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01 July 2014

A leading American academic economist will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week looking at the effect of immigration on labour markets.

UC graduate sets up cricket foundation

24 June 2014

A UC graduate has set up the Cricket Live Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation using cricket to help change the lives of children from slum areas in India and Sri Lanka.

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