05 July 2021
In a new article on The Conversation, UC's Associate Professor Bernard Walker says the government may have to intervene if the Canterbury vaccination programme continues to fall behind.
04 June 2021
In a new article on The Conversation, UC History Professor Katie Pickles writes that in an age of individualism and celebrity, these regular rewards for service to community and nation are generally seen as a welcome tonic and well worth toasting.
04 June 2021
Stephen Hickson is the Director of the Business Taught Masters programme and teaches Economics at the University of Canterbury.
03 June 2021
In a new article on The Conversation, UC's Dr David Dempsey and UoA's Professor Shane Cronin explain that forecasting different levels of eruption risk requires advances in our basic science, as well as automated systems that can judge risk and raise concerns. Even with this, the way we measure and interpret this natural system means it will never be completely safe.
20 May 2021
The 2021 Budget held some great news for Antarctic scientists and researchers at the University of Canterbury, with $344 million committed to rebuilding Scott Base in Antarctica.
19 May 2021
University of Canterbury mathematical modeller Professor Michael Plank looks at what the Government’s upcoming Budget announcement may mean for future pandemic response.
17 May 2021
University of Canterbury Economist Stephen Hickson delves into the Budget and government spending decisions. It's budget time and the usual scramble for a share of the pie is going on. In these somewhat unusual times, it is still important to make sure that the Government spends the money it takes in taxes as well as it can.
12 May 2021
The commercialisation of elite sport – including the sale, relocation and branding of professional sport clubs – is nothing new. The commercialisation of professional sport has driven huge changes in sports teams from being responsible to the public and local community and seen as a public good, to being responsible to the owners and shareholders of the commercial entities. This fundamental change sparks debate and controversy.
10 May 2021
On The Conversation, UC's Professor Michael Plank and UoA's Dr Andrew Chen explain that temporary travel pauses show the challenges of tracking potential Covid-19 outbreaks.
05 May 2021
UC's Dr Kaaren Mathias writes about the lack of investment in India's public sector, which has led to an unaffordable, failing healthcare system, in a new article on The Conversation.