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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.


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.


Cheryl Brown, Kathryn MacCallum

06 January 2021

University of Canterbury Associate Professors Kathryn MacCallum & Cheryl Brown, Co-Directors of Te Puna Rangahau i-Ako | Digital Education Futures Lab discuss the pros and cons of our children’s increasing screen time, and how to deal with it this summer.


Kiwiana

01 January 2021

Kiwiana can offer profits and comforting nostalgia, but Kate Pickles explains that a closer examination reveals that this set of symbols representing colonial settler narratives is no longer fit for purpose in the 2020s.


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.