02 March 2023
On The Conversation, Associate Professor Clemens Altaner discusses the use of preservative linked to arsenic pollution, despite restrictions in other countries.
22 February 2023
On The Conversation, Emeritus Professor David Norton discuss how native forests need to replace pine forests as a long term solution to soil erosion in Aotearoa New Zealand.
17 February 2023
On The Conversation, Adjunct Senior Fellow Mark Bloomberg covers why New Zealand must change how it grows trees on fragile land.
26 January 2023
Te Kura Ngahere | NZ School of Forestry is offering a 1-year Masters scholarship to complete a research project to forecast the workforce requirements for the forestry sector.
25 October 2022
The NZ School of Forestry is offering a 3-year PhD project to investigate natural durability of eucalyptus timber.
06 September 2022
The University of Canterbury (UC) launched a new tree planting programme at its Cass Field Mountain Research Area last month.
02 December 2021
The University of Canterbury has celebrated its 16 longest-serving staff members, awarded five teaching development scholarships for exciting new projects, recognised an impressive new health and safety initiative and honoured 12 newly appointed professors through the Hui Whakamānawa | Celebrating Excellence awards.
07 September 2021
Ten University of Canterbury research projects tackling the big issues have been green-lit with funding worth $23 million.
04 June 2021
New technology being developed by a research team at the University of Canterbury could lead to deeper understanding of New Zealand’s threatened and endangered insects, paving the way to more effective conservation management.
11 March 2021
Hundreds of new Māori and Pacific students are enrolling at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) this year, in a sharp increase from 2020.
24 November 2020
“The highest honour in New Zealand forestry is the Kirk Horn Award, which is the oldest science award in New Zealand. This biennial prize recognises a person for their outstanding contribution to the forestry industry at large.
10 November 2020
Professor Bruce Manley and UC alum Adrian Loo have been named as two of Aotearoa New Zealand’s 2020 forestry heroes.
21 October 2020
The tōtara and plaque were presented by FORSOC to commemorate 50 years of forestry education.
15 September 2020
More landowners will get access to expert advice on planting native trees with the expansion of a Restoration Ambassadors programme led by the University of Canterbury (UC).
25 June 2020
Being awarded a scholarship to study forestry at the University of Canterbury (UC) has brought more than financial benefits for first year student Anna Manning.
02 June 2020
The Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau – Forestry Scholarships will be open from June to the 15th August.
27 May 2020
Students from UC's Te Kura Ngahere | School of Forestry visit North Canterbury's Tiromoana Bush to measure tree growth and regeneration as a result of the restoration project, which began 15 years ago.
11 May 2020
Congratulations go to Professor Euan Mason who has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Foresters in the UK.
05 May 2020
The University of Canterbury’s College of Engineering is offering a new opportunity that fast-tracks entry into a professional engineering degree, especially tailored for technically skilled workers whose jobs may have been impacted by the pandemic.
10 January 2020
Fergus Simpson, 22, from UC’s School of Forestry planned to spend his summer in Australia on a forestry internship but instead found himself among fire fighters battling the blaze to help the community of rural town Tumut.
04 December 2019
Associate Professor Justin Morgenroth, from the University of Canterbury’s School of Forestry, has won the 2019 University of Canterbury (UC) Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award. The award recognises outstanding contributions to research made by a UC academic in the first decade of their career.
16 October 2019
The University of Canterbury’s Head of the School of Forestry, Professor Bruce Manley, has won a Forestry Science Award for his dedication to, and leadership within, forestry research, and his innovative work on carbon forestry.
07 March 2019
The Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern has presented Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau (Te Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarships) to eight outstanding new students at a special forestry scholarship awards ceremony at the University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC).
19 February 2019
A BioHeritage project co-led by a University of Canterbury academic has inspired the creation of what could be the ultimate biodiversity guide for New Zealand farmers.
27 August 2018
Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.