Kessans

12 November 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) researcher Dr Sarah Kessans has been funded $500,000 to take biochemistry to new heights.


Min-Young Her

12 November 2019

Cam McCracken, Director of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, returned to his arts school recently – University of Canterbury’s Ilam School of Fine Arts - as a judge for SELECT 19, and reflected on how a Bachelor of Fine Arts shaped his career.


SELECT19 winner Min-Young Her

12 November 2019

Featuring works from 3rd, 4th, Honours year and Master’s of Fine Arts studio-artists, ILAM 2019 is once again an astutely curated snapshot of contemporary creative developments within the UC Arts School of Fine Arts.


pat shepard

11 November 2019

The University of Canterbury College of Education, Health and Human Development is proud to acknowledge the efforts of Dr Patrick Shepherd (School of Teacher Education) who, after fifteen years, is stepping down from his role with the Christchurch Schools' Music Festival and was awarded a CSMFA life membership.


RicePMflu

08 November 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled the national memorial to 9,000 New Zealand victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, on 6 November, assisted by University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice, former Head of History in the College of Arts.


Michelle LaRue penguins

08 November 2019

Unless climate change is slowed, emperor penguins will be marching towards extinction, according to a newly published study co-authored by a University of Canterbury (UC) scientist.


Philip_Armstrong_NWS

07 November 2019

Lyttelton poet and University of Canterbury (UC) academic Professor Philip Armstrong has won the 2019 Kathleen Grattan Award with his poetry manuscript Sinking Lessons.


2018 Summer Startup Programme participants

07 November 2019

The University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) Summer Startup Programme is a chance for students to work full time on fast-tracking the development of their ideas into realistic business ventures.


Dr Samantha Lee

07 November 2019

Children born to mothers treated with methadone during pregnancy are experiencing educational challenges, according to a new paper by University of Canterbury (UC) Psychology researcher Dr Samantha Lee.


Marketing for Good - Aviva

06 November 2019

The UC Business School and the Marketing Association have teamed up for a new initiative that aims to provide collaborative pro bono advice to charities.


Simon Brown

06 November 2019

A team lead by Professor Simon Brown at the University of Canterbury (UC) has developed computer chips with brain-like functionality, that could significantly reduce global carbon emissions from computing.


Tyron Love

05 November 2019

Twelve University of Canterbury-led research projects have been green-lit by the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau to the total of $6.54 million in diverse fields of research. The research covers four of UC’s five colleges, and includes research in engineering, management, computer science and software engineering, linguistics, political science and te reo as well as physical, chemical and biological sciences.


Tracy_Clelland_NWS

05 November 2019

You don’t have to be an expert in sexuality education to help your young person make sense of relationships and sex, says University of Canterbury’s (UC) Health Sciences lecturer Tracy Clelland.


Magma Drillers

05 November 2019

Virtual field trips and a hi-tech game developed at the University of Canterbury (UC) are opening up new and inspiring horizons in science teaching. The projects have been shortlisted for a prestigious global competition in education innovation.


Larissa

04 November 2019

Last year, Larissa Wilson starred in TV contest The Great Kiwi Bake-Off. This month the UC Mechanical Engineering BE(Hons) student goes from Bake-off to take-off: she will spend two weeks at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, United States.


Susan K

01 November 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) mechanical engineering Professor Susan Krumdieck, a pioneer in the emerging field of Transition Engineering, has written the world’s first book on engineering the carbon downshift, including tackling the huge issues of climate change and world decline in oil supply.


CHCH101 students

01 November 2019

A chance conversation at the shared Manawa facility has resulted in a mutually beneficial project to transform an assessment room at community mental health service Whakataka House.


Peace

01 November 2019

University of Canterbury archivists and researchers are welcoming an exciting new acquisition donated by renowned international peace campaigners to the Archives Collection of UC’s Macmillan Brown Library.


child learening

31 October 2019

New research funded by A Better Start National Start Challenge advances science at international levels and addresses an urgent need to reduce inequalities in educational and mental health outcomes for Māori, Pasifika and those from low-income families.


Ako Heather Purdie

31 October 2019

Connecting students to the environment is as important as their education in the classroom, according to award-winning glaciologist Dr Heather Purdie, who received New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours at the 2019 Ako Aotearoa Awards last night.


Fisher

29 October 2019

Marking 50 years since the Moon landing, NASA astronaut Dr Anna Fisher is coming to the University of Canterbury to give an inspiring public lecture to a capacity audience.


Paula Jameson

29 October 2019

The University of Canterbury scientist Professor Emerita Paula Jameson was awarded the 2019 Marsden Medal by the New Zealand Association of Scientists at its recent awards ceremony.


Balinese_concert_NWS

25 October 2019

Every Wednesday and Thursday night students and members of the community gather at the University of Canterbury (UC) and, under the direction of Balinese postgraduate student, Made Kartawan, they practice traditional Gamelan music and prepare for their big night.


MathsCraft

24 October 2019

University of Canterbury mathematicians Dr Jeanette McLeod and Dr Phil Wilson have won the 2019 New Zealand Association of Scientists Cranwell Medal for Science Communication.


CFA Finance

24 October 2019

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) top finance students have won the biggest finance competition in the country to secure their place representing New Zealand in South Korea.


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