Law_NWS_block

12 June 2019

Major quake aftershocks are not all seismic; they include legal, health, economic and social consequences that have previously come as a shock, according to two University of Canterbury law experts looking at Wellington’s situation.


Israel Cooper Thought Leadership

10 June 2019

Israel Cooper, Director and Founder at Buildtech Group gave a talk at the latest UC Business School Thought Leadership series. He spoke about making a difference in business by focusing on people, values, and collaboration vs competition.


NatashaMazey_NWS_block

10 June 2019

A 23-year-old Commerce graduate may be the youngest woman to have earned her doctorate in the University of Canterbury’s almost 150-year history.


Sumner

07 June 2019

Improving how residents respond to future tsunami warnings in Sumner is at the forefront of work by a team including disaster resilience experts from the University of Canterbury (UC).


Sumner

07 June 2019

Improving how residents respond to future tsunami warnings in Sumner is at the forefront of work by a team including disaster resilience experts from the University of Canterbury (UC).


UC sign

06 June 2019

University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


Vivian Ye

06 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) is lighting up its fire engineering research and looking forward to closer collaboration with the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) when the new fire station and research facility opens next door to the University’s Ilam campus.


Brady_NWS-block

05 June 2019

The TEU has presented an award of excellence to University of Canterbury Political Science and International Relations Professor Anne-Marie Brady.


Prof Laura Justice

05 June 2019

Interacting with adults is necessary for young brains to fully develop, however childhood education experts in the United States of America have found that under-fives need far more “back and forth” interaction than previously thought.


Eric_NWS_block

04 June 2019

Discussing a very different kind of string theory, a visiting French expert in ethnomathematics is giving a free public talk at the University of Canterbury on how diverse traditional island communities use maths principles in their cultural activities, from weaving and string games to design, ritual and construction.


Ahern_NWS_block

30 May 2019

Former University of Canterbury staff member Maureen Ahern has bequeathed 12 Roman and Judaean coins to the UC Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, located in the Christchurch Arts Centre.


Tuafale_NWS_block

29 May 2019

Tuafale Tanoa’i is the 2019 Pacific Artist in Residence at the University of Canterbury: “It’s my first time living in Christchurch and I’m looking forward to meeting new communities here, exploring issues and capturing commentary with still and moving images while at UC for the next three months.”


critic_NWS_block

28 May 2019

Where would actors, authors, artists and musicians be without expert critics? But is traditional criticism even relevant in the digital age when opinions and platforms proliferate? To find out, spend an evening with three practising critics discussing what reviewers in New Zealand do, what deserves their time and opinion, and how to foster new critics and artists.


Education_NWS_block

28 May 2019

University of Canterbury School of Teacher Education academics, Associate Professor Misty Sato and Lecturer Desmond Breeze, discuss the upcoming teachers strike.


Alkaisi_NWS_blcok

27 May 2019

University of Canterbury Engineering academic Professor Maan Alkaisi is looking for the mechanism that triggers cancer. His research into micro-environmental conditions within and between cells may ultimately result in tailored cancer medications.


Keam_NWS_blcok

27 May 2019

The University of Canterbury's Head of Music, Associate Professor Glenda Keam, has been elected the first female President of the International Society for Contemporary Music.


wellbeing_NWS_blcok

24 May 2019

Wellbeing, kindness and compassion have been promoted by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as central to how her government makes policy and determines its budget. But how can a government budget for wellbeing?


Hikairo_NWS_block

23 May 2019

University of Canterbury researchers are leading the way in early years education with a new guidebook focusing on culturally responsive learning and teaching.


Graphic Design

21 May 2019

Three publications from Christchurch Art Gallery won awards at the recent Museums Australasia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDAs), which celebrate excellence and creativity in the museum and galleries sector.


Ingemar negotiation dynamics workshop

21 May 2019

As a part of UCE’s partnership with the Institute of Directors, three students involved in the UCE community were fortunate to attend an Institute of Directors negotiation workshop presented by Ingemar Dierickx. Ingemar is an expert in negotiation and holds a PhD in Business Economics from Harvard University.


Ice_NWS_block

21 May 2019

Antarctica continues to call bright young researchers to her icy shores, and scholarships at the University of Canterbury are making their ground-breaking research possible.


Voyager awards

20 May 2019

The Media and Communication journalism programme at the University of Canterbury (UC) was recognised with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2019 Voyager Media Awards on Friday.


Stargazers_NWS_block

20 May 2019

Sprinkled in star dust, four University of Canterbury scientific alumni and staff have been honoured, featuring among six Kiwis chosen to appear on new ‘New Zealand Space Pioneers’ postage stamps.


Women in Finance symposium

17 May 2019

The beginning of May saw the second Women in Finance (WiF) symposium, hosted by the UC Business School, Department of Economics and Finance together with the UC Investment Society.


48 Hour Health Challenge Mentor

17 May 2019

Over the weekend, an energetic group of 23 University of Canterbury and University of Otago students challenged themselves to solve some of the pressing issues facing the Health sector in Canterbury and New Zealand, at the third UCE disrupt challenge for 2019.


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