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Professor Gail Gillon

25 November 2020

Decades of work aimed at improving children’s learning success and wellbeing has earned Professor Gail Gillon the University of Canterbury’s (UC) highest research honour.


Aukaha Tau 10

24 November 2020

A record number of taiohi (young) Māori from schools across Ōtautahi Christchurch took part in science experiments, tested their Law knowledge and played Arts bingo in an interactive day designed to inspire students to further their study.


Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll

23 November 2020

Being adopted as a Māori baby into a Pākehā family is an experience that has shaped the rest of Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll’s life.


first world war

23 November 2020

First World War commemorations missed a major opportunity to share with the public less well-known stories about the impact and significance of the war on former members of the British Empire.


Engineering Core

23 November 2020

The University of Canterbury (UC) has announced two new Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) programmes for postgraduate students from 2021.


Aisling O’Sullivan

19 November 2020

A University of Canterbury (UC) Kaipūhanga Rauropi | Ecological Engineer has $3 million and three years to help reverse water pollution with innovative sustainable treatment technologies, such as 3D-printed water filters made from biomaterials


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Food Transitions 2050

19 November 2020

A new postgraduate school focusing on food sustainability has launched in Canterbury. The University of Canterbury (UC), Lincoln University (LU), Plant & Food Research, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, and AgResearch have jointly announced the school; the result of a multilateral partnership dedicated to supporting the transition of our regional, national and international food systems – the first for postgraduate research in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Cara Swit

18 November 2020

Parenting can be a demanding and stressful job at any time, however parenting through a pandemic can pile additional pressure on parents, according to new research.


Mauritian wood pigeon illustration

16 November 2020

Tammana Begum from The Natural History Museum reports on international research, led by UC Science graduate Dr Jo Carpenter and University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Don Drake, exploring how the impact of colonisation has resulted in the disappearance of endemic birds in Hawaii, the Mascarenes and Aotearoa New Zealand, affecting unique island flora.


Youth and community leadership

16 November 2020

Leaders in the youth development sector are delighted that the University of Canterbury (UC) has responded to the need for more qualified youth workers...