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Darryn Russell and Jazz Thornton

01 April 2021

Congratulations to Jazz Thornton, an impressive young New Zealander who passionately advocates for mental health nationally, and around the world. After overcoming many personal battles of her own, Jazz has shown us just how life can turn around for the best.


Keller

23 March 2021

More used to handling rare antiquities thousands of years old, the curator of the University of Canterbury’s Teece Museum and James Logie Memorial Collection describes a recent discovery as a “thrilling moment of wonder”.


Music New Baroque Generation

11 March 2021

The next generation of New Zealand musicians have just returned from a sensational, critically acclaimed 11-date tour of Aotearoa New Zealand.


Rebecca Lindsay

24 February 2021

A University of Canterbury engineering project has helped to develop the first prototype of a portable power unit to help deploy more effective mobile radio transmitters into emergency situations for the Red Cross.


EU Brexit

23 February 2021

This upcoming UC Connect public lecture looks at how New Zealand’s relationship with the EU and the potential impact of Britain leaving the EU on New Zealand.


Moana

02 February 2021

Over the summer, Cantabrians have seen painted penguins ‘popping up’ around the streets and public spaces of Christchurch, Lyttelton and Banks Peninsula. However, one small penguin has a special solo mission – to help fund penguin research.


PM Kate Sheppard house

15 December 2020

The Ilam house where pioneering suffragist Kate Sheppard lived and worked during her years of activism has been officially opened by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.


UC Bachelor Youth

11 December 2020

What a few years it has been for young people demonstrating leadership on a global scale. Issues such as gun violence (March for Our Lives), climate change (Strike 4 Climate), and social justice (Black Lives Matter) have all profiled youth taking action for a more just future. From an intergenerational perspective this begs the question: how can we support our students and young people who want to become leaders of much-needed social and environmental change?


BB CM

08 December 2020

The University of Canterbury’s Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2021 have been announced.


Food fibre challenge UCE

30 November 2020

The need for transformative innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector is at the core of the latest Supernode Challenge which is now open to applications.