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11 December 2018

UC teaching fellow takes first place in adventure race world championships.


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10 December 2018

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia.


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07 December 2018

HR students are getting ahead by complementing their degrees with additional qualifications.


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05 December 2018

A collaborative university-school project bringing together teachers, whānau, hapū and iwi to enable a holistic approach to education, led by the University of Canterbury, has won $300,000 in funding from the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative.


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30 November 2018

The University of Canterbury’s Academic Promotions process has been completed for 2018, with Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr announcing a number of successful outcomes for College of Science academics.


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29 November 2018

The University of Canterbury will be led by two women for the first time in its history after the election of Susan McCormack, a partner at Mortlock McCormack Law, as its next Chancellor.


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29 November 2018

Several University of Canterbury academics are calling on the Government to strengthen New Zealand democracy at a summit in Parliament.


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26 November 2018

The University of Canterbury’s rare collection of thousands of architectural drawings has been selected by UNESCO as a significant and important piece of New Zealand memory that should be preserved for all time.


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21 November 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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20 November 2018

Business and economics at UC first equal in New Zealand according to recent university rankings.


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19 November 2018

New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art gallery director and University of Canterbury alumna Jenny Harper will receive an Honorary Doctorate from her alma mater at the December graduation ceremony for the College of Arts.


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15 November 2018

The Chancellor’s Dinner and UC Council Awards, featuring the official presentation of the three 2018 UC Council awards, was held recently.


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14 November 2018

Twelve youth leaders from the University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army are reconnecting with students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the United States, this month.


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12 November 2018

For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more conventional combustion engine.


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12 November 2018

How does a theologian become a logician? University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw explores this question through the letters of a New Zealand philosopher who developed a famous philosophical theory called ‘tense logic’.


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09 November 2018

Geospatial technician Paul Bealing has spent countless hours preparing customised drones for an epic trip to Antarctic waters alongside Gateway Antarctica's Dr Wolfgang Rack.


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08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research. Dr Laurie McLay, from the College of Education, Health and Human Development has been awarded $300,000 for her work on sleep problems in children.


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08 November 2018

Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann from the School of Biological Sciences is the winner of the UC Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award 2018.


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08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research in diverse topics, from identifying space debris to understanding lava flow and analysing melting glaciers to studying quake stories and the Student Volunteer Army’s ‘youthquake’ legacy.


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02 November 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.


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01 November 2018

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the 20 new Fellows who have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities.


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30 October 2018

On the first anniversary of Sir John Key opening the UC Business School Trading Room, UC students have received awards from industry in the inaugural University of Canterbury Trading Competition Prize Giving.


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29 October 2018

The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are bringing the Children’s University to New Zealand.


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29 October 2018

University of Canterbury Senior Lecturer Denise Powell has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research specialist education for deaf and hard of hearing students in the United States, Australia and Hong Kong.


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27 October 2018

The University of Canterbury (UC), ChristchurchNZ, and Tourism Industry Aotearoa are working together on the project, which will help understand the economic, social and environmental impact of Airbnb in Canterbury. It will also look at the financial performance of Airbnb compared to the formal accommodation sector and how Canterbury rates against other regions.


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