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Forestry - Restoration

19 July 2019

Te Kura Ngahere | School of Forestry, University of Canterbury, has secured funding from the One Billion Trees programme to employ a half time restoration ambassador to promote and assist rural communities including iwi to develop and implement native forest restoration.


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15 July 2019

This year marks 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon, 20 July 1969. The University of Canterbury (UC) has a strong history of excellence in engineering, astronomy and physics. The following reflections are from members of the UC community with an interest in what happens next.


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10 July 2019

The University of Canterbury team, ‘Electric Sheep’, was the only New Zealand team to compete and qualify at the international RoboCup 2019 competition, in Sydney, Australia, recently.


Michael Plank

05 July 2019

A more balanced approach to harvesting fish could slow down fisheries-induced evolution and result in other conservation benefits, according to collaborative research from UC’s School of Mathematics and Statistics.


AlexYip_NWS

04 July 2019

An ingenious new solution being engineered at the University of Canterbury (UC) aims to turn food waste into valuable chemical components that could be used to make bioplastics.


(from left) Vice-Chancellor Professor Cheryl de la Rey with Teaching Award 2019

03 July 2019

Infectious enthusiasm for their subject, extensive expertise and engaging teaching methods marked out three University of Canterbury (UC) academics for special recognition on 1 July.


Cheryl de la Rey

19 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) has continued to prove its international position, improving four places to 227th in the latest QS World University Rankings.


AbbasNazari_NWS

17 June 2019

Three exceptional University of Canterbury graduates have received prestigious 2019 Fulbright Awards to study postgraduate degrees in the United States in an awards presentation ceremony in Wellington.


Ryan, Nurzhan and Bill

14 June 2019

EPECentre Research Engineers have had a further paper on Joule Log Heating published in Applied Thermal Engineering.


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06 June 2019

University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


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