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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.


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06 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) is lighting up its fire engineering research and looking forward to closer collaboration with the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) when the new fire station and research facility opens next door to the University’s Ilam campus.


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13 May 2019

An innovative team of University of Canterbury engineers has won the National Stormwater Innovation Award 2019 for an instantly practical and applicable stormwater treatment invention that stops zinc from galvanised roofs entering our precious waterways.


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02 May 2019

A University of Canterbury public talk – The Collapse of Morandi Bridge – presented by UC Engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo, explores the background and design philosophy of the designer Riccardo Morandi, overviews the construction and design of the Genoa bridge and highlights the possible causes of the collapse.


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17 April 2019

A century ago, two New Zealand-Chinese, University of Canterbury engineering brothers, turned ANZAC soldiers, left their ground-breaking legacy for generations to come.


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26 March 2019

A University of Canterbury engineer’s work on liquefaction-induced land damage following the Canterbury earthquakes has been awarded a prestigious international engineering award.


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10 December 2018

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia.


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06 November 2018

Four years ago, we met Sam Morris as she accepted her Study Award. Last week at the Keystone Award Presentations she addressed the room as a graduate representative, just about to complete a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Natural Resources from the University of Canterbury


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25 October 2018

The University of Canterbury’s iconic Puaka-James Hight building has been recognised for its enduring excellence.


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13 September 2018

A University of Canterbury Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.


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