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31 January 2019

A collaborative partnership between Canterbury’s health and education sectors, Manawa brings together the University of Canterbury’s health research, Ara’s nursing, midwifery and medical imaging programmes and Canterbury District Health Board’s professional development training in one state-of-the-art facility.


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17 December 2018

About 1800 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week, with over 1500 graduating in person at four official ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington, in what may be the last UC graduation ceremonies held at the arena.


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05 December 2018

A collaborative university-school project bringing together teachers, whānau, hapū and iwi to enable a holistic approach to education, led by the University of Canterbury, has won $300,000 in funding from the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative.


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29 November 2018

The University of Canterbury will be led by two women for the first time in its history after the election of Susan McCormack, a partner at Mortlock McCormack Law, as its next Chancellor.


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29 November 2018

Several University of Canterbury academics are calling on the Government to strengthen New Zealand democracy at a summit in Parliament.


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26 November 2018

The University of Canterbury’s rare collection of thousands of architectural drawings has been selected by UNESCO as a significant and important piece of New Zealand memory that should be preserved for all time.


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14 November 2018

Twelve youth leaders from the University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army are reconnecting with students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the United States, this month.


Dr Laurie McLay

08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research. Dr Laurie McLay, from the College of Education, Health and Human Development has been awarded $300,000 for her work on sleep problems in children.


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08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research in diverse topics, from identifying space debris to understanding lava flow and analysing melting glaciers to studying quake stories and the Student Volunteer Army’s ‘youthquake’ legacy.


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01 November 2018

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the 20 new Fellows who have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities.


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29 October 2018

The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are bringing the Children’s University to New Zealand.


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29 October 2018

University of Canterbury Senior Lecturer Denise Powell has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research specialist education for deaf and hard of hearing students in the United States, Australia and Hong Kong.


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23 October 2018

This free event on Monday 29th October will be of interest to anyone within the education industry, including teachers, principals, Boards of Trustee members, and those in policy, research or governance. It will include presentations from leading educationalists and researchers.


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10 October 2018

An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury Innovation Jumpstart competition.


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01 October 2018

University of Canterbury (UC) students are showing how to actively think about mental health and wellbeing with an amble that’s anything but aimless.


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28 September 2018

Combining special effects, science, art and storytelling, University of Canterbury scientists have developed an exciting hi-tech game to help high school students understand the power of the earth.


Health sciences graduate Eve Ji

17 September 2018

Bachelor of Health Sciences graduate, Eve Ji is now employed by Pegasus Health where she works on a number of health initiatives, including the Appetite for Life programme, a six week course that helps people make healthy lifestyle improvements. Eve tells us why she chose to study at the University of Canterbury (UC), how one health course inspired her to make a subject change, and that support makes all the difference.


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29 August 2018

In Semester 1, 2019 visiting Professor Ian Coulter (UCLA) will teach HLTH442 - Research related to Complementary and Alternative/Integrative Medicine (CAM/IM) (0.25 EFTS).


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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.


Rupert Jackman

16 August 2018

Limited experience with horses initially made Rupert nervous about his volunteer work placement with North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled.


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15 August 2018

It’s an artistic, religious, mathematical puzzle worth contemplating. There will soon be a uniquely New Zealand mathematical contribution to a Japanese shrine, thanks to a University of Canterbury doctoral graduate.


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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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23 July 2018

University of Canterbury research into the ability of teachers to regulate their emotions in a disaster has resulted in invaluable insights and practical recommendations.


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17 July 2018

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing, community engagement, cultural imperatives and lifelong learning; and making a difference in the lives of the children participating in the 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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