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.
26 July 2018
University of Canterbury researchers have welcomed the Government move to protect the home of a giant native grasshopper on Crown land in the Mackenzie Basin, saying more work is needed to protect the nationally endangered species.
11 July 2018
University of Canterbury research has led to eight recommendations on how New Zealanders can help increase the benefits they reap from large-scale native restorations located on private land.
06 July 2018
A report from the University of Canterbury has revealed that 24 per cent of New Zealand’s native vegetation cover (about 2.8 million hectares) is estimated to be on sheep and beef farms. This is the largest amount of native vegetation present outside of public conservation land.
13 June 2018
A new forestry scholarship to study Forestry at the University of Canterbury has been launched today by Forestry Ministers Shane Jones and Meka Whaitiri.
16 May 2018
Applications are open for the Wairarapa Estate Ltd Scholarship to students considering transferring into the Bachelor of Forestry Science.
11 May 2018
The New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative (NZDFI) is breeding elite eucalypt species to produce high-value, naturally ground-durable (not requiring chemical treatment) timber in dryland regions of New Zealand.
26 April 2018
I think we can safely say FEC2018 was a success! We had 165 people from more than 20 countries attend the 4-day programme that included a day of workshops, a field trip and 2 days of technical sessions.
25 May 2017
School of Forestry PhD candidate Francis Obi has just been awarded a $7,000 scholarship from Rayonier, presented to him by the Operations Director Brendan Slui
25 May 2017
Congratulations to Hunter Harrill and co-authors who are recipients of awards at a conference in Romania.