Event


Emeritus Professor Jane Soons

09 June 2021

The University of Canterbury (UC)’s first woman professor, Emeritus Professor Jane Soons, was a trailblazer and role model for a generation of female researchers and students within Geomorphology, and the wider discipline of Geography.


Gretchen Perry

22 April 2021

Grandparents often play an important role in childcare, but some are more involved than others, University of Canterbury Social Work Associate Professor Gretchen Perry has found.


Judge Becroft

21 April 2021

The 2021 symposium brought together world-renown researchers across fields of education, children's language development, psychology, Pasifika, nutrition, quality sleep, pre-term baby support, public health, and speech-language therapy, and highlighted the exciting interdisciplinary developments in facilitating young children’s success and well-being. Hon Judge Andrew Becroft, Children’s Commissioner, inspired the audience in his keynote address on Day 1 of the symposium.


SDGs

18 March 2021

Academics, artists and activists will discuss how to create a more equitable and sustainable world and share insights from their work across the business, research and community sectors in a major online national event.


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.


Presidents

12 October 2020

In an upcoming free UC Connect | Tauhere public talk, University of Canterbury Political Science and International Relations academic Associate Professor Amy Fletcher will discuss the 2020 Presidential Election in a Divided United States.


UC Connect skinheads

05 October 2020

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury sociologists will explore right-wing extremism from the perspective of the 1990s and the modern resurgence.


Word2020

11 September 2020

The WORD Christchurch Spring Festival is about to burst forth with stories, ideas, poetry and song. The recently announced festival line-up features many University of Canterbury scholars and writers, including Canterbury University Press authors, and is selling out fast.


UC Connect Cannabis

07 September 2020

In a live, online, UC Connect panel discussion on Wednesday 9 September, University of Canterbury experts from a range of disciplines will discuss the Cannabis legislation and control referendum, due to take place in the 2020 general election.


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.