Luka Reardon

30 November 2020

Aotearoa New Zealand musicians who composed new work during lockdown are delighted to be able to play their music together at University of Canterbury’s (UC) mini-festival of Unexpected Musical Celebrations on 8 and 9 December.


Ruth McManus

26 November 2020

As the shift towards sustainability continues, it is causing us to reflect not only on how we live but also how we dispose of our dead.


Professor Gail Gillon

25 November 2020

Decades of work aimed at improving children’s learning success and wellbeing has earned Professor Gail Gillon the University of Canterbury’s (UC) highest research honour.


Aukaha Tau 10

24 November 2020

A record number of taiohi (young) Māori from schools across Ōtautahi Christchurch took part in science experiments, tested their Law knowledge and played Arts bingo in an interactive day designed to inspire students to further their study.


Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll

23 November 2020

Being adopted as a Māori baby into a Pākehā family is an experience that has shaped the rest of Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll’s life.


first world war

23 November 2020

First World War commemorations missed a major opportunity to share with the public less well-known stories about the impact and significance of the war on former members of the British Empire.


Engineering Core

23 November 2020

The University of Canterbury (UC) has announced two new Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) programmes for postgraduate students from 2021.


better start logo

20 November 2020

Microcredential course options are now available for schools or specialists wishing to implement Better Start Literacy Approach in their school or cluster.


Aisling O’Sullivan

19 November 2020

A University of Canterbury (UC) Kaipūhanga Rauropi | Ecological Engineer has $3 million and three years to help reverse water pollution with innovative sustainable treatment technologies, such as 3D-printed water filters made from biomaterials


Food Transitions 2050

19 November 2020

A new postgraduate school focusing on food sustainability has launched in Canterbury. The University of Canterbury (UC), Lincoln University (LU), Plant & Food Research, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, and AgResearch have jointly announced the school; the result of a multilateral partnership dedicated to supporting the transition of our regional, national and international food systems – the first for postgraduate research in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Cara Swit

18 November 2020

Parenting can be a demanding and stressful job at any time, however parenting through a pandemic can pile additional pressure on parents, according to new research.


Mauritian wood pigeon illustration

16 November 2020

Tammana Begum from The Natural History Museum reports on international research, led by UC Science graduate Dr Jo Carpenter and University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Don Drake, exploring how the impact of colonisation has resulted in the disappearance of endemic birds in Hawaii, the Mascarenes and Aotearoa New Zealand, affecting unique island flora.


Youth and community leadership

16 November 2020

Leaders in the youth development sector are delighted that the University of Canterbury (UC) has responded to the need for more qualified youth workers...


Jack Copeland

16 November 2020

Groundbreaking research exploring the early history of computers and artificial intelligence has won a University of Canterbury (UC) Professor recognition from the Royal Society Te Apārangi.


ACTIV

16 November 2020

Innovative medical technology that could help thousands of Covid-19 patients recover is being offered to hospitals around the world for free by University of Canterbury researchers.


Literacy studies in children

14 November 2020

The UC study, led by Director of the Child Well-being Research Institute Professor Gail Gillon, is part of the Better Start Literacy project, which aims to both boost vocabulary and help children distinguish the individual sounds within words (phonemes).


Leighton Watson

12 November 2020

Congratulations to Dr Leighton Watson from Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment, who has been awarded a Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research in snow avalanches and particle-laden gravity currents.


UC Engineering Core

11 November 2020

Six University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have been awarded a total of $3.85 million in 2020 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding towards five ground-breaking research projects.


UC Law Grad Emma Higgins

10 November 2020

University of Canterbury Law graduate Emma Higgins tells NZ Herald's David Hill about how she traded corporate clients for working in agriculture.


Forestry_NWS

10 November 2020

Professor Bruce Manley and UC alum Adrian Loo have been named as two of Aotearoa New Zealand’s 2020 forestry heroes.


Thomas Bedggood

10 November 2020

Promising young composer University of Canterbury (UC) student Thomas Bedggood can’t wait to hear his orchestral composition Smoking Mirror | Tezcatlipoca performed live by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO), next month.


Michael Plank

09 November 2020

UC's Professor Michael Plank discusses NZ's COVID-19 contact tracing system, potential travel bubbles and pre-departure quarantines with RNZ.


Patiti Point erosion

06 November 2020

A study by UC's Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment undergrad students has revealed that the coastline at Patiti Point has experienced accelerated erosion over a three-year period, but the effects seem to have stalled in the last 12 months.


Bronwyn Dibbs trampoline

06 November 2020

If anyone can rebound from the challenges of 2020 it’s champion trampoline athlete and University of Canterbury (UC) student Bronwyn Dibb.


children

04 November 2020

Three University of Canterbury academics have won grants of over $80,000 to research autism, sleep problems, brain injuries and their impact on children and parents.


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