Pardeshi, High Commissioner

10 December 2019

The High Commissioner of India, Muktesh K. Pardeshi, paid a special visit to the University of Canterbury (UC) campus recently. During the visit, a new $15,000 scholarship was announced.


Alfred Guender

10 December 2019

Associate Professor Alfred Guender from the Department of Economics and Finance and Professor Richard T. Froyen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published a new edition of their popular economics book on monetary policy.


Jacob Blokland

10 December 2019

A paper from University of Canterbury (UC) alumnus Jacob Blokland published in United States palaeontology journal 'Palaentologica Electronica' this week, shows how an ancient penguin species discovered on the Rēkohu Chatham Islands helps bridge the gap between extinct giant penguins and their modern relatives.


Pounamu and fern

06 December 2019

Teachers and educators have an innovative opportunity to develop their knowledge of te reo Māori, tikanga Māori, Māori pedagogies and culturally responsive practice through a pilot suite of new courses.


Food

06 December 2019

‘Food for Thought’ is a five-day series of 15-minute talks in the city, bringing the university’s thought leaders to the public, so people can feed their minds while filling their tummies.


news

06 December 2019

A University of Canterbury (UC) project that aims to support young people to engage in debates about science and technology issues has received $29,872 in funding from the 2020 Unlocking Curious Minds funding round.


Niki Davis

06 December 2019

Distinguished Professor of e-Learning Niki Davis’s stellar career in e-learning has taught her there is cause for both optimism and caution as education evolves further and faster into online spaces.


Keith Alexander

05 December 2019

From 2020, two final year UC students achieving at the highest level in industrial product design will be rewarded with a prestigious new prize. Donated by Springfree NZ Ltd, the prize recognises product design excellence and also honours outstanding UC academic, engineer and inventor, Professor Keith Alexander.


Associate Professor Justin Morgenroth

04 December 2019

Associate Professor Justin Morgenroth, from the University of Canterbury’s School of Forestry, has won the 2019 University of Canterbury (UC) Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award. The award recognises outstanding contributions to research made by a UC academic in the first decade of their career.


IndiGEN conference 2019

02 December 2019

A group of UC academic staff and doctoral students recently returned from the highly successful IndiGEN 2019 conference, hosted at the University of Melbourne. The aim of this conference was to develop an Indigenous network and to showcase new and emerging research, particularly from doctoral scholars.


Ella_Sutherland_NWS

29 November 2019

Visual artist and University of Canterbury (UC) alumna Ella Sutherland will travel to Germany next October, spending a year researching, networking and developing new work as recipient of the 2020/2021 Creative New Zealand Berlin Visual Arts Residency.


Dr Tyron Love

28 November 2019

“It looks grim,” says Dr Tyron Love, a senior lecturer of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law, of the preliminary findings of his research into the future of Māori academics in New Zealand universities.


Charlotte Walker is completing a Bachelor of Arts (BA) double major in Linguisti

27 November 2019

Practical training and applied language learning opportunities, with specialisation on crisis translation and interpreting, are being offered to graduates from 2020 through UC’s new Master of Applied Translation and Interpreting (MATI).


KessansNASA

27 November 2019

Working with the University of Canterbury, Christchurch aims to be at the centre of New Zealand’s burgeoning aerospace sector by 2025, according to the city’s new aerospace strategic plan. UC research and facilities have the potential to make it easier, faster and cheaper to launch rockets into space, with wide-ranging benefits for other technology.


political_scientists_nws

26 November 2019

Christchurch’s political science experts are leading conversations about terrorism, refugees and inclusive societies in the context of a community forever changed by the terrorist attack on two city Mosques on 15 March.


Josh McSkimming

25 November 2019

‘Straight A’ University of Canterbury (UC) student Josh McSkimming is New Zealand’s top economics student and was recently honoured with the prestigious Sir Frank Holmes award in recognition.


Niki Davis and family

25 November 2019

The UC College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora celebrated Distinguished Professor Niki Davis with a farewell morning tea during November.


Profs Munro and Blunt

22 November 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) Emeritus Professors John Blunt and Murray Munro have been named among the top 1% of cited researchers worldwide.


Anne-Marie-Brady-NWS

21 November 2019

The first female professor of political science at the University of Canterbury (UC) has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, it was announced today.


Anne-Marie Brady

20 November 2019

Professor of political science at University of Canterbury (UC) Anne-Marie Brady was recently named the 2019 Women of Influence - Global category. The annual awards, sponsored by Stuff and Westpac, recognise the passionate women who are creating real change and forging a path for others.


BiomedicalEngTonga

20 November 2019

For 10 weeks this summer, seven University of Canterbury (UC) students are going to be repairing life-saving medical equipment and engineering biomedical solutions in Tongan hospitals.


Talking_Baby_NWS

19 November 2019

How babies learn to talk and how parents and grandparents can assist this process is the fascinating basis for Talking Baby: Helping your child discover language, by child language specialists Margaret Maclagan and Anne Buckley.


GeoffRodgers

18 November 2019

Professor Geoff Rodgers and Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase have been awarded the University of Canterbury Innovation Medal for 2019 for their collaborative work on seismic damping devices. He is pictured above outside the award-winning Christchurch public library Tūranga.


AzyHashemi

14 November 2019

Two outstanding University of Canterbury researchers are among the ten nationwide who have been awarded 2019 Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships - Dr Azadeh Hashemi and Dr Rodrigo Martinez Gazoni.


Jason Tylianakis

13 November 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) Ecology Professor Jason Tylianakis will receive the 2019 UC Research Medal, one of the highest awards the University Council can bestow.


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