Recipients Sir Frank Holmes Prize

26 October 2021

The 2021 Sir Frank Holmes Prize has been awarded to University of Canterbury student, Justine Lee.


Business Micro Internship

22 October 2021

International students at the University of Canterbury will work with local businesses keen to expand into Asia under a new partnership scheme.


remote audits

27 September 2021

Drones, satellite imaging and artificial intelligence are some of the smart technology tools that could soon be used to ensure farmers and other food industry businesses are following health and safety rules.


variant 2

31 August 2021

GovHack is the largest open data hackathon in the Southern hemisphere, with an estimated 1,000 participants.


UCE Future Health Challenge

12 August 2021

Canterbury tertiary students have come up with innovative ideas to reimagine New Zealand’s healthcare system.


Reuben Bijl and Toby Vincent

03 August 2021

There is a tension between human, commercial and technical considerations that require balance when embarking on a digital transformation journey, according to technology visionaries Reuben Bijl and Toby Vincent.


Ben and Penny Gough

28 July 2021

A new scholarship providing financial support and leadership coaching is being offered to outstanding University of Canterbury business students, thanks to the generosity of a high-profile Christchurch family.


Start Me Up

09 July 2021

University of Canterbury Business School’s incubator ThincLab played a vital role in the recent successful graduation of 25 entrepreneurs.


Ben Scales and William Murrell

30 June 2021

Sustainable materials made from cabbage tree leaves and flax could soon be used to build high-performance skis and skateboards in Christchurch.


Professor Girish Prayag

30 June 2021

In an uncertain world, finding out what makes a business resilient will help owners and managers build a sustainable future.


CMC Financial trading challenge

08 June 2021

The CMC Markets University of Canterbury Trading Challenge has concluded with first-year Commerce student, Luc MacKay, winning the top prize with an impressive 429.86% return on investment (ROI).


Sophie Horsfall and Tracey Hatton

26 May 2021

New research has revealed that many New Zealand businesses are left in the dark around how to make their workplaces earthquake safe.


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.


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.


Frank Tay and Alfred Guender

30 April 2021

A Conversation with Frank Tay by Alfred Guender.


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.


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.


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.


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