Professor Markus Milne

23 November 2021

University of Canterbury 2021 Research Medal winner, UC Business School Professor Markus Milne, began researching ways to account for the social and environmental impacts of business some 30 years ago, when the field was very new.

Assoc Prof Alex James and Prof Michael Plank

23 November 2021

Two University of Canterbury mathematicians who helped develop world-leading modelling to guide New Zealand’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic have won a prestigious award.

Professor Rua Murray

23 November 2021

A University of Canterbury teacher described by a student as “the Ashley Bloomfield of math lecturers” has won a prestigious medal for his efforts.

Alyce Lysaght

22 November 2021

The passion and hard work of University of Canterbury (UC) students has been recognised by the community through the Waitaha – Canterbury Youth Awards.

Sacha McMeeking

19 November 2021

The first Australasian Digital Humanities (aaDH) conference hosted in Aotearoa New Zealand, is set to open on Monday with a distinguished all-women panel discussing Indigenous Data Sovereignty.

Professor Maggie-Lee Huckabee and Esther Guiu Hernandez

18 November 2021

University of Canterbury Professor Maggie-Lee Huckabee has been presented the MacDiarmid Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi for sustained excellence in translational research to improve outcomes for individuals with swallowing impairment.

Laura Revell

18 November 2021

University of Canterbury scientist Dr Laura Revell has been presented the Cooper Award – the Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Research Excellence Award for Technology, Applied Science and Engineering – for her chemistry-climate interactions modelling work and pioneering research on understanding how microplastics might impact the Earth's climate.

Gilles Seropian

18 November 2021

University of Canterbury Geological Sciences doctoral candidate Gilles Seropian has received the Hatherton Award for his paper that provides a framework to understand how earthquakes can trigger volcanic eruptions, and has recently defended his PhD thesis.

CLoud Collective

16 November 2021

A composer’s dream come true; the new-music group cLoud Collective, composed of University of Canterbury music faculty staff, is dedicated to collaborating and sharing new music in Ōtautahi.

Associate Professor Kelly Dombroski on-site with the team at Cultivate Christchu

11 November 2021

A University of Canterbury researcher plans to use her Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to explore how community investment can lead towards a more caring, holistic economy.

Autism research in Aotearoa

08 November 2021

A University of Canterbury research project in partnership with the Autistic and autism communities will co-produce a set of autism research priorities – a first in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Innovation jumpstart

03 November 2021

Seaweed-based plasterboard, an app to help young people navigate sex and relationships, and a system to make houses safer in an earthquake are some of the innovative University of Canterbury projects to win a funding boost this week.

Dr Fiona Cross

03 November 2021

What will we do with the knowledge that spiders can count and make calculated decisions?

Dr Hilary Dutton

02 November 2021

A University of Canterbury researcher has received a prestigious fellowship to study the relationships between young people and their adult mentors.

Summer startup participants 2021

02 November 2021

The UCE Summer Startup Programme is back again for another year, with 32 inspiring students taking part across 23 incredible ventures.

UC research into decarbonising Antarctic science

02 November 2021

A UC research project evaluating the feasibility of hydrogen production in Antarctica could help to reduce carbon emissions in the future by replacing fossil fuels with a zero-carbon alternative.

The Conversation

02 November 2021

Dr Erin Harrington gives a quick overview of both new drama shows, one from New Zealand and the other from America, and explains how they both explore the questions of sufferings, loss and inequalities in an article on The Conversation.

Teece Museum

01 November 2021

Enough visitors to fill the colosseum – that’s how the UC Teece Museum of Antiquities is describing its milestone of 50,000 visitors since it relocated to the Christchurch Arts Centre in 2017.

Ursula Bethell

29 October 2021

A collection of artworks, personal papers and more than 1200 letters written to Canterbury poet and artist Ursula Bethell will be the sole item added to a UNESCO heritage register this year.

Teenagers on devices

28 October 2021

University of Canterbury Health Lecturer Tracy Clelland to present at The Collaborative Trust Research Seminar Series.

Manawa talks

27 October 2021

Does where you live affect how much you weigh?, and what can parents do to help teach their children about sex and relationships in the digital age?

Charles Ching

27 October 2021

A University of Canterbury Master of Science student, who hopes his research will help predict volcanic eruptions and ultimately save lives, has won a national competition.

Recipients Sir Frank Holmes Prize

26 October 2021

The 2021 Sir Frank Holmes Prize has been awarded to University of Canterbury student, Justine Lee.

Jacinda Ardern Covid-19

22 October 2021

In a new article on The Conversation, UC's Professor Michael Plank and UoA's Shaun Hendy say it's simple - the more people vaccinated in Aoteaoa New Zealand, the more freedom we'll enjoy.

White Island

22 October 2021

Volcanologist Professor Ben Kennedy had spent 12 years studying why Whakaari erupts and is now sharing his thoughts on the disaster in an article on The Conversation.

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