Social Sciences


Bronwyn Hayward

23 September 2020

Prime Minister and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern and National Party leader Judith Collins have met for the first televised debate of the 2020 election campaign. UC's Professor Bronwyn Hayward was one of five experts watching the debate closely for what it revealed about policy, performance and the likely tone of the campaign to come.


Jenny Clarke

18 September 2020

Croquet may bring to mind lazy summer afternoons on the lawn or Alice in Wonderland’s flamingo mallets, however University of Canterbury (UC) Sport Coaching academic Dr Jenny Clarke takes it far more seriously. The world’s top-ranked female player and New Zealand’s 2019 Player of the Year, she is also one of the top international researchers on croquet coaching and performance techniques.


History Environmental Scholarship

20 December 2019

Call for applications - MA Scholarship: History of Canterbury Environmental and Conservation Leadership and Heritage


UCE BSNS290 Workshop with Professor Jamie Collins

22 March 2018

Who says paper planes are just for wasting time and annoying others at primary school? On Tuesday 20th March UCE’s BSNS290: ‘Enterprise in Practice’ class had a very interesting workshop with Professor Jamie Collins.


Nic & Evie Taj Mahal

15 January 2018

"I realized the moment I stepped out of the airport that Delhi was going to be unlike any other city I’d spent time in!" Read more about Nic and Evie's experiences at the NZ-India Sustainability Challenge below.


Nic Steyn NZ India Sustainability Challenge

09 January 2018

The NZ-India Sustainability Challenge is an opportunity for students to identify and solve sustainability problems. Compliments to UC student, Nic Steyn, whose innovative team earnt first place!


Bronwyn Hayward

22 February 2017

Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward is the only New Zealander among the world experts appointed by the UN's IPCC to prepare the Special Report on Global Warming.


Professor Steven Ratuva

14 February 2017

UC Professor Steven Ratuva has won a prestigious Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship to carry out research as a visiting professor in the United States.


How can we live well on a finite planet?

03 February 2017

It is rare for an economics text to become a best-seller, but when it was first published in 2009, Professor Tim Jackson's Prosperity Without Growth did just that.


Creative opportunity for Pacific artists

25 January 2017

Traditional or contemporary Pacific artists can apply now to develop new directions in their artistic practice through an art residency at UC.