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beach

18 January 2021

A new study has found that two-thirds of people who could spot a rip current in photographs could not pick one out in real life.


UC campus

15 January 2021

People who lost their job because of COVID-19 are offered a chance to kick-start their new business idea as part of an innovative new Christchurch programme.


Alex Tan

15 January 2021

UC Head of Political Science Professor Alex Tan comments on the impeachment of Donald Trump.


QS Star rating

15 January 2021

UC has retained its 5 Star rating in the latest star-rating release by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).


NZILBB

14 January 2021

In a first of its kind study, two University of Canterbury (UC) research institutes - the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour (NZILBB) and Child Well-being Research Institute – will be investigating these fascinating shifts in accent from age 5.


Bronwyn Hayward

14 January 2021

Years of internationally-recognised work in politics, climate change and youth engagement have been honoured in Aotearoa New Zealand’s 2021 New Year’s Honours list for University of Canterbury (UC) Professor of Political Science Bronwyn Hayward.


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Travel post Covid-19

31 December 2020

Will travel ever look the same again? Professor Colin Michael Hall and colleagues from University of Oulu and Wakayama University provide expert insight in article on The Conversation.


EM Bird

21 December 2020

A Kiwi research team has, for the first time ever, used a fixed wing aircraft to measure the thickness of a huge area of sea ice in Antarctica.


Hay King

19 December 2020

Even when they can’t speak te reo Māori, New Zealanders have a surprisingly sophisticated knowledge of the language, newly published University of Canterbury research shows.


Music School

18 December 2020

The University of Canterbury’s School of Music’s public-facing and performance activities moved in 2017 to UC’s original campus, now the Christchurch Arts Centre, when the old Chemistry Building came up for lease.


AlexJamesMichaelPlank

18 December 2020

University of Canterbury academics Michael Plank and Alex James say with the summer holidays about to begin, we need to remain vigilant to keep COVID-19 at bay in The Conversation.


Environmental Science with Hons UC

18 December 2020

In a first for Aotearoa New Zealand, the University of Canterbury (UC) is offering a new four-year degree to upskill environmental scientists during a time of rising concern about climate change.


Flynn Doherty

17 December 2020

An award-winning project into the 3D visualisation of an aerospace launch vehicle has launched University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Flynn Doherty’s career with leading aerospace manufacturer and satellite launch company Rocket Lab.


UC Graduate Rebecca McLeod

17 December 2020

UC graduate Rebecca Mcleod has landed one of the few full-time art teaching roles in Ōtautahi Christchurch in a highly competitive employment market.


UC Graduate Hinerangi Curtis

17 December 2020

At the age of 18, Hinerangi Curtis embarked on a five-year journey to achieve an ambitious goal: to complete a double degree - BSc/BA – majoring in Astronomy and Māori studies/te reo Māori at the University of Canterbury.


Roy Kerr

16 December 2020

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is awarding the Oskar Klein Medal to the University of Canterbury’s renowned Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr.