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20 February 2019

A University of Canterbury research team is another step closer to developing germ-proof surface coatings for environments such as hospitals, after an unexpected development in the lab.


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20 February 2019

University of Canterbury Antarctic scientist Dr Regina Eisert has captured extraordinary footage of her close encounter with a killer whale on the edge of the sea ice.


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19 February 2019

Snails could stop freshwater invertebrate populations from recovering, even after the stream habitat has been restored. That’s why a University of Canterbury student has spent much of her summer creating snail baskets.


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19 February 2019

A BioHeritage project co-led by a University of Canterbury academic has inspired the creation of what could be the ultimate biodiversity guide for New Zealand farmers.


John Everatt

18 February 2019

Professor John Everatt is an internationally acclaimed Professor in Dyslexia. An outstanding researcher in literacy learning, particularly for children and adolescents who are struggling learners, his research encompasses projects in New Zealand and in several countries internationally. He is continually highly sought after as a keynote speaker at many prestigious conferences worldwide each year.


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18 February 2019

Newly published research has shown the important role social media can play supporting health and wellbeing following a disaster.


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12 February 2019

A new study from the University of Canterbury (UC) shows a link between recreational physical activity spaces in a neighbourhood and obesity risk in adults.


Letitia Fickel

11 February 2019

UC Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Letitia Fickel believes the teacher shortage lifts student confidence of employment, post-study.


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05 February 2019

How do we improve learning and behaviour of school children after a natural disaster? On the eve of the eighth anniversary of the deadly 2011 Canterbury earthquake, in a free public lecture, a panel of mental health and education experts will discuss ways to help quake-affected children.


eel

01 February 2019

New toxicology study finds minimal risk of PFOS-linked cancer for Māori eating eel fished from the Oaonui Stream in Taranaki, Aotearoa New Zealand.


Seb Pitman Rip currents

01 February 2019

Each year, around five people are killed in rip currents around the coast of Aotearoa New Zealand. Surf lifeguards attribute around 85 percent of their rescues, approximately 700 per year, to these fast, offshore flows of water.


Justin Brown_Timber Building

31 January 2019

New research shows timber core-wall systems can be used in mid- to high-rise timber buildings to form lift shafts or staircases, making it easier, more flexible and cheaper to build more eco-friendly buildings.


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31 January 2019

A collaborative partnership between Canterbury’s health and education sectors, Manawa brings together the University of Canterbury’s health research, Ara’s nursing, midwifery and medical imaging programmes and Canterbury District Health Board’s professional development training in one state-of-the-art facility.


Christian Hawkesby photo

29 January 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) Economics graduate, Christian Hawkesby, has been appointed Assistant Governor/General Manager of Economics, Financial Markets and Banking at Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ).


Aaron Marshall_Jumpstart

29 January 2019

Researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) have created a sustainable technology that could revolutionise the galvanising industry and save the environment from toxic acid waste.


Wakefield Family Tradtion

25 January 2019

Wakefield family continue connections with UC with Chris studying the MAFE and as the new CEO of The Investment Society.


Antony Fairbanks

10 January 2019

A University of Canterbury chemist has won the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry’s prestigious Maurice Wilkins Centre Prize for Excellence in Chemical Science.


Matthew Cowan Jumpstart 2018

10 January 2019

An award-winning University of Canterbury-designed process to recover raw materials could create a global solution to petrochemical waste, improve productivity and increase efficiency.


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18 December 2018

The world’s first graduates of the unique Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership degree will receive their degrees this week in the University of Canterbury’s December graduation ceremonies.


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17 December 2018

About 1800 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week, with over 1500 graduating in person at four official ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington, in what may be the last UC graduation ceremonies held at the arena.


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13 December 2018

For the last 6 million years, Christchurch has been relatively lava free – until now. At the University of Canterbury’s School of Fine Arts, real lava has been pouring out of a new research facility – the Lava Laboratory – which may help researchers monitor lava flows in Hawaii and the rest of the world.


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12 December 2018

For the first time in nearly a century, a collection of significant World War I lantern slides belonging to the University of Canterbury (UC) is freely available for the public to view.


Jennifer Crowther

11 December 2018

A University of Canterbury biochemist is creating a way to diagnose the life-threatening condition pre-eclampsia with the potential to save the lives of pregnant women and their babies worldwide.


Jodie Johnston in lab

11 December 2018

A University of Canterbury researcher has been awarded $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria, in a study that could save lives around the world.


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11 December 2018

16 academic promotions announced for the College of Business and Law.


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