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Matthew Cowan, Parliament

07 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) Engineering Senior Lecturer Dr Matthew Cowan was at the Beehive last week presenting to MPs as part of the Speaker’s Science Forum 2020.


Computer science tech week

05 August 2020

Children became ‘pixel maniacs’ at Tūranga Central Library when University of Canterbury (UC) students explained how photos are made on a digital device.


Tūtaepatu Lagoon at Tūhaitara Coastal Park.

05 August 2020

Wildlife translocations will have better results if they are led, or genuinely co-led, by Indigenous peoples. That’s the premise of a recently published paper by researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) and South Island environmental practitioners.


UC Connect talk: Why anti-racism and black lives matter in Aotearoa

31 July 2020

A panel of University of Canterbury experts will discuss why anti-racism and black lives matter in Aotearoa, in a special extended public lecture on Wednesday evening, 5 August.


PACE interns

30 July 2020

Honing professional skills before even graduating and trying out career options were a couple of the benefits of an internship, according to the co-winners of the inaugural PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) internship Excellence Prize.


Levi Collier-Robinson

30 July 2020

In a new article for Te Karaka, UC doctoral student Levi Collier-Robinson shares how he is using genomics to understand the kōwaro, an endangered taonga species.


WiE CAN

28 July 2020

In January next year, 60 Year 13 students from across Aotearoa New Zealand will discover the career opportunities engineering has to offer women when they attend a hands-on programme run by the University of Canterbury (UC).


Matt Hobbs fluoride

28 July 2020

Kiwi kids are suffering unnecessarily from severe tooth decay that could be prevented, according to research published today in JAMA Paediatrics, the highest-ranking journal of Paediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health in the world.


Firdaus Shairi

27 July 2020

Malaysian-born UC student Firdaus Shairi earned the right to represent New Zealand in a global esports tournament centred around the football video game, FIFA 20, where competitors play each other by each taking control of a virtual team.


Is robot abuse immoral

27 July 2020

In a new study, University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have found that participants considered abusive behaviour towards a robot just as immoral as abusive behaviour towards a human.