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20 September 2018

Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University.


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19 September 2018

The 2018 recipient of the UC Business School Early Career Researcher Award is Dr Ronán Feehily, senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems.


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18 September 2018

How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s international relations, and the way MFAT conducts New Zealand’s business on the international stage.


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17 September 2018

UC has launched a new course all about the science of everyday communication – what is it, why it matters and how to do it well.


Health sciences graduate Eve Ji

17 September 2018

Bachelor of Health Sciences graduate, Eve Ji is now employed by Pegasus Health where she works on a number of health initiatives, including the Appetite for Life programme, a six week course that helps people make healthy lifestyle improvements. Eve tells us why she chose to study at the University of Canterbury (UC), how one health course inspired her to make a subject change, and that support makes all the difference.


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14 September 2018

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament.


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13 September 2018

The University of Canterbury has welcomed the appointment of diplomat Rosemary Banks as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States. A UC alumna, Dr Banks is a member of the UC Council and a Senior Adjunct Fellow in UC’s Department of Political Science and International Relations, as well as a Crown Negotiator in the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process.


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13 September 2018

A University of Canterbury Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.


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13 September 2018

The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury.


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12 September 2018

The increasing cost of legal advice and the excessive formality of the legal system has left the way open for alternative ways to undertake the ‘law jobs’, without the need of lawyers, according to Professor John Hopkins of the University of Canterbury School of Law.


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11 September 2018

The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week.


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04 September 2018

Disrupting stream communities may hold the secret to long-term restoration of waterways, according to a University of Canterbury student’s thesis.


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31 August 2018

A new book published by Canterbury University Press (CUP), Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand, showcases the best new and previously published work from a range of emerging and established authors such as Bill Manhire, Selina Tusitala Marsh and Michelle Leggott.


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29 August 2018

In Semester 1, 2019 visiting Professor Ian Coulter (UCLA) will teach HLTH442 - Research related to Complementary and Alternative/Integrative Medicine (CAM/IM) (0.25 EFTS).


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28 August 2018

Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage.


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27 August 2018

Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.


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22 August 2018

Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?


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16 August 2018

University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Community Engagement Dr Billy Osteen was an integral part of the recent Youth Leadership Summit that brought together American high school students from Parkland, Florida and UC’s Student Volunteer Army to discuss how young citizens can continue to make a lasting difference in the world. He talks about why they came together in Christchurch, what they did and why they inspire him.


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16 August 2018

Limited experience with horses initially made Rupert nervous about his volunteer work placement with North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled.


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15 August 2018

It’s an artistic, religious, mathematical puzzle worth contemplating. There will soon be a uniquely New Zealand mathematical contribution to a Japanese shrine, thanks to a University of Canterbury doctoral graduate.


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13 August 2018

The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided unique insight into their make-up, discovering 28,000 different microorganisms.


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10 August 2018

A unique new musical work will seamlessly meld STEM subjects with the Arts to focus the microscope on the lives, discoveries, work and achievements of unsung female scientists, in two shows in late August.


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09 August 2018

New University of Canterbury research into the nationally critical kōwaro/Canterbury mudfish, and how they are likely to respond to increased drought intensity, offers some hope for saving the native species from extinction.


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08 August 2018

Professor Julia Rucklidge, the driving force behind the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group at the University of Canterbury (UC), is seeking pregnant participants for the latest study on anxiety and depression.


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07 August 2018

A night-time public lecture about the ancient Greek afterlife, by University of Canterbury Classical scholars, in the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities at the UC Arts City location has reached capacity, with all seats allocated weeks in advance.


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