Chris Boniface

07 July 2020

Robotic doctors and other artificial intelligence tools are coming to New Zealand’s healthcare system and we need to be ready for the ethical and legal challenges they will bring, warns a University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student.


UC building

02 July 2020

Imagine an organisation that performs thousands of transactions, but has no governing structure, no board, no chief executive and no middle managers.


The press bench in court room one

24 June 2020

UC Law Professor Ursula Cheer joins Katheryn Ryan on RNZ to talk about upcoming changes to New Zealand contempt law and what it means for media and the public.


Kelly Phillips and Luz Guevara

22 June 2020

Community minded UC Law student has opened up her home to two struggling migrants workers who were made redundant during Covid-19 fallout.


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18 June 2020

UC Law Associate Professor Debra Wilson talks about surrogacy in Aotearoa with Radio New Zealand, and the surprising public perceptions her research revealed.


FutureU

11 May 2020

People facing redundancy, suspension or significant reductions in work hours as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19 can now upskill or change careers with the help of a University of Canterbury Study Grant. Called FutureU, the UC initiative will provide grants of up to $7500 per person to subsidise tuition fees.


Horrocks

09 April 2020

Until quite recently, University of Canterbury graduate and Kiwi entrepreneur Guy Horrocks was living in New York helping launch a new data management company, Solve. But, as the number of Covid-19 cases in the city climbed, cafes closed and business meetings were cancelled, he realised it was time to go.


John Hopkins

02 April 2020

UC Law Professor John Hopkins will be advising the Select Committee, chaired by Simon Bridges on 2 April. Professor Hopkins is an expert in Disaster Law and will be advising the Committee on the unique situation the level 4 lockdown has brought about.


Debra Wilson

16 March 2020

Surprising results from a University of Canterbury (UC) study into public perceptions of surrogacy in New Zealand is being used to inform law changes in the United Kingdom, and may potentially impact on a private member’s bill here in New Zealand.


Elisabeth_McDonald_NWS

26 February 2020

Cross-examination strategies in rape trials remain resistant to reforms, which continues to negatively impact on complainants despite initiatives to improve the legal process, a University of Canterbury (UC) expert says.


UC Connect public talk: A cross-examination of rape myths

20 February 2020

Despite more than 40 years of law reform aimed at improving the experience of giving evidence for adult rape complainants, Ministry of Justice research in 2018 re-confirmed that the process remains distressing and re-traumatising.


Robin_Palmer_NWS

16 January 2020

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals’ knowledge of criminal behaviour is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team.


Sati and Cameron

16 December 2019

Two different roads led University of Canterbury (UC) graduands Sati Ravichandiren and Cameron Hart to internships with law firm Lane Neave and now full-time roles.


Patrick Brand

16 December 2019

Learning to study was the key to success for Patrick Brand. This week, he is graduating from the University of Canterbury (UC) with a Bachelor of Laws and looking forward to a fulfilling career in litigation.


Harris

12 December 2019

A third of the 21 New Zealand students and recent graduates embarking on internships to learn how Asia does business are from the University of Canterbury.


Caleb Fraser

03 October 2019

This summer, a University of Canterbury Chemistry and Law student is heading to Chile and Antarctica to represent Christchurch and New Zealand at the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition.


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27 August 2019

The Chalky Carr Trust has announced a project supporting those bound together by cancer. The Chalky Carr Trust Patron, Gemma McCaw, announced the inaugural recipient of the Chalky Carr Trust Scholarship. University of Canterbury first-year Bachelor of Criminal Justice student Mario Williams has been presented with the first Chalky Carr Trust Scholarship at an official ceremony, in front of family and friends of Chalky Carr.


Haere-roa

08 August 2019

How does a university walk the talk of building a sustainable future? University of Canterbury Sustainability Officer Dr Matt Morris looks at how one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutions is overcoming the challenges of moving to clean energy, not just in its research, but on its campuses.


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19 July 2019

High Court of Australia Judge, Justice Stephen Gageler, will address recent criticism of court judgment delays in Australia, at the University of Canterbury (UC) on 23 July at 6.15pm.


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.


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12 June 2019

Major quake aftershocks are not all seismic; they include legal, health, economic and social consequences that have previously come as a shock, according to two University of Canterbury law experts looking at Wellington’s situation.


Wikipedian_NWS_block

13 May 2019

‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being hosted at the University of Canterbury (UC) as he’s spreading the word around the country about how to use and develop Wikipedia.


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09 May 2019

Innovation is good for the world, and University of Canterbury (UC) researchers will explain how their innovative technological solutions are making a difference – from Antarctica to Africa – during Techweek on 22 and 23 May.


Rohan Feehily at Harvard 1

01 March 2019

Dr Ronán Feehily was recently invited to speak at a Symposium on Restorative Justice at Harvard Law School.


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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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