Science


MichelleLaRue Weddell Seal

08 September 2021

A University of Canterbury-led international study, published today in Global Change Biology, reveals how climate change may impact seals in one of the world’s most remote ocean regions, Antarctica’s Weddell Sea.


Julia Rucklidge

06 September 2021

Free, online courses offered by the University of Canterbury are proving popular, with more than 19,000 enrolments so far for a paper exploring mental health and nutrition.


Tarāpuka | Black-billed gulls

03 September 2021

University of Canterbury's School of Earth and Environment lecturer Lindsey Conrow discusses the Tarāpuka | Black-billed gulls and their contention with urban developers over an Armagh Street site in Ōtautahi Christchurch.


ER Nobel

27 August 2021

The University of Canterbury is commemorating 150 years since the birth of one of its most famous scientists, academics and alumni, despite the postponement of some of the planned celebratory events due to the Covid-19 lockdown.


Shaun Ogilvie

17 August 2021

The Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has appointed its first Professor, Dr Shaun Ogilvie, Te Arawa (Ngāti Whakahemo), Ngāti Awa (Ngāti Pūkeko) and Pākehā, as Professor of Ecology and the Environment, a co-appointment with the College of Science, at the University of Canterbury.


Three Minute Thesis winners

11 August 2021

Antarctic research, predicting volcanic eruptions, and local anti-nuclear campaigners were the winning topics in a fast-paced University of Canterbury competition for postgraduate students.


Covid UC Connect

05 August 2021

What do a mathematician, a chemist, an epidemiologist and a law expert have in common? These University of Canterbury academics are all involved in vital aspects of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.


Teaching Awards

05 August 2021

Bringing gaming technology and real-world examples into the classroom are some of the strategies used by award-winning University of Canterbury teachers to engage their students.


Professor Renwick Dobson

02 August 2021

A joint University of Canterbury and ESR research team is investigating whether a new enzyme treatment could help solve the global problem of antibiotic resistance.


health

30 July 2021

University of Canterbury researchers are leading innovative studies to research and improve child health in Aotearoa New Zealand.