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16 May 2019

Ten topics, ten researchers, one great evening. Watch videos of the talks online.


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16 May 2019

The University of Canterbury aims to craft the future of immersive gaming in New Zealand by assembling an international team of experts, thanks to a Government funding boost of over $3 million and University funding of $4.5 million.


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13 May 2019

‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being hosted at the University of Canterbury (UC) as he’s spreading the word around the country about how to use and develop Wikipedia.


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13 May 2019

An innovative team of University of Canterbury engineers has won the National Stormwater Innovation Award 2019 for an instantly practical and applicable stormwater treatment invention that stops zinc from galvanised roofs entering our precious waterways.


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13 May 2019

Aotearoa New Zealand will have to seriously consider gene editing to improve crop production if it is to meet future sustainability targets, according to the University of Canterbury’s newest Professor Emerita, plant biologist Paula Jameson.


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10 May 2019

University of Canterbury Economist and Director of Business Taught Masters, Stephen Hickson explains why the Reserve Bank is heading into new territory with the cut to the OCR, and what impact it could have.


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10 May 2019

On 8th May, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) announced a cut to the Official Cash Rate. University of Canterbury Economist and Director of Business Taught Masters, Stephen Hickson, explains what that means and what impact it could have.


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09 May 2019

Innovation is good for the world, and University of Canterbury (UC) researchers will explain how their innovative technological solutions are making a difference – from Antarctica to Africa – during Techweek on 22 and 23 May.


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09 May 2019

UC GeoHealth Lab postdoctoral researcher Dr Matthew Hobbs, marked as a rising star of obesity research and public health in Europe.


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06 May 2019

In this upcoming free public lecture, in conjunction with TechWeek19, University of Canterbury mechanical and biomedical engineer, Senior Lecturer Dr Deborah Munro, will talk about her work designing everything from robotic dinosaurs to orthopaedic implants and prostheses, and also how studying natural movement informed her best solutions.


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03 May 2019

The first UC All Right? Amble is being held right here on campus for staff and students as part of Universities Mental Health Day, 7 May.


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03 May 2019

Results for the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) were revealed by the Tertiary Education Commission. UC Business School is excited to announce Marketing and Tourism ranked first in their subject area.


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03 May 2019

Octophonic compositions? They are eight-channel electronic music works that are best performed in 8.1 channel surround sound for a truly immersive experience, explains University of Canterbury School of Music senior lecturer Reuben de Lautour.


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02 May 2019

University of Canterbury Professor Letitia Fickel, who is the Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Education, Health & Human Development, says she is pleased the Education Minister is responding to the national need to prepare the next generation of teachers for Aotearoa New Zealand schools.


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02 May 2019

UC Aerospace, a team of University of Canterbury students, has returned from competing in the inaugural Australian Universities Rocket Competition, the only New Zealand team competing against 19 Australian university teams.


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02 May 2019

A University of Canterbury public talk – The Collapse of Morandi Bridge – presented by UC Engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo, explores the background and design philosophy of the designer Riccardo Morandi, overviews the construction and design of the Genoa bridge and highlights the possible causes of the collapse.


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30 April 2019

UC continues to produce top quality research despite challenges resulting from the Canterbury earthquakes.


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18 April 2019

Te Kura Umanga|UC Business School, in conjunction with MYOB has run a successful teachers conference in 2019.


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18 April 2019

The University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr is to become a Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), for his exceptional contributions to science, placing him among the world’s most eminent scientists.


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17 April 2019

A century ago, two New Zealand-Chinese, University of Canterbury engineering brothers, turned ANZAC soldiers, left their ground-breaking legacy for generations to come.


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17 April 2019

The Condliffe Annual Memorial Lecture took place on 1 April 2019 hosted by the Department of Economics and Finance of the UC Business School. Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley, Steve Tadelis, engaged the audience with his talk ‘Using Economics to Engineer Trust in Online Markets.’


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16 April 2019

An evolving archive of Christchurch community images captures everyday life in an urban landscape for future generations. With a strong focus on human interactions, the Christchurch Documentary Project is a collaboration between Christchurch City Libraries (CCL) and the University of Canterbury’s (UC) School of Fine Arts.


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15 April 2019

UCE Students Luke Campbell and Lucy Turner (both BSc) are on a mission to make voicemails more efficient with their business, Vxt - a voicemail inbox app that converts users’ voicemails to text and gives users smart tools to deal with a large amount of voicemail.


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15 April 2019

The English editor and publisher who discovered some of the greatest writers of our times, including Salman Rushdie, Julian Barnes and Anita Brookner, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) by the University of Canterbury at the University’s Arts and Science graduation ceremony.


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11 April 2019

Astronomers have captured the first image of a black hole, heralding a revolution in our understanding of the universe’s most enigmatic objects, and proving the University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr’s 56-year-old solution correct.


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