30 May 2018

University of Canterbury chemistry expert Dr Deborah Crittenden is a finalist in the sixth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate impact from science through successful research commercialisation in New Zealand universities and Crown Research Institutes.

180 Degrees Consulting Presentation Evening Semester 1 2018

25 May 2018

A successful presentation evening was held by 180 Degrees Consulting Canterbury at WSP Opus NZ, full of great opportunity for clients, consultants, mentors and invited guests from the University.


25 May 2018

In this free public UC Connect lecture, Dr Ann Brower, a senior lecturer in Geography at the University of Canterbury, will share her personal journey – from the earthquake, to the Bright Light, to the Dark Place, to the hospital, to the Dalai Lama, to the halls of Parliament.

Entré Build a Burger challenge Finale 2018

24 May 2018

Entré, innovative as always, debuted a new challenge for 2018, it’s very own Build a Burger Challenge. Read about the winning burgers below.


24 May 2018

A new book, Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand, traces the history of environmental governance in Aotearoa New Zealand since the heady days of the 1969 Save Manapouri campaign and tackles the reasons for our failure to address our biggest environmental issues.


22 May 2018

University of Canterbury scientists are part of a global research collaboration into the environmental impacts of dry riverbeds, with their findings published today in a new paper in one of the world’s top scientific journals.


21 May 2018

In a world-first, University of Canterbury Hydrological and Ecological Engineering researchers have filed a patent application for their invention the Storminator™, which could be exactly the weapon that our waterways need.


21 May 2018

Digital Technologies has just been added to the New Zealand curriculum. Also bewilderingly referred to as computing, computational thinking, computer science or coding, the subject is being taught from primary school level. But what's the real purpose of introducing it, especially to such young students?


18 May 2018

Using evidence to inform leadership practice? Friday 20th July 9am-4pm, Saturday 21st July 9am-1.30pm


17 May 2018

Innovative research that is good for the world is set to fascinate participants at the University of Canterbury's Techweek18 event: UC People Making a Difference.

Alex Knob

16 May 2018

Applications are open for the Wairarapa Estate Ltd Scholarship to students considering transferring into the Bachelor of Forestry Science.


16 May 2018

UC environmental geographer Dr Ann Brower has been awarded the 2017 Critic & Conscience of Society Award.

UCE SDS Round 2 2018

15 May 2018

A successful weekend for the University of Canterbury team, placing runners-up at the second round of the 2018 Student Development Society (SDS) Case Competition in Auckland.


14 May 2018

In early 2019, University of Canterbury researchers will be part of an international effort to explore one of the coldest, harshest and most remote locations in the world: the Weddell Sea off Antarctica.

UCE Startup Weekend Christchurch 2018

11 May 2018

In just 54 hours teams were formed, ideas were generated and pitches perfected. In some cases, apps even created!

Paropsis beetle

11 May 2018

The New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative (NZDFI) is breeding elite eucalypt species to produce high-value, naturally ground-durable (not requiring chemical treatment) timber in dryland regions of New Zealand.


10 May 2018

Two researchers from the University of Canterbury have developed machine-learning software that can predict how dangerous a particular strain of Salmonella will be, according to a paper published in PLOS Genetics this week.

Bicultural Workshop 2018

10 May 2018

Last week saw the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering host a workshop for our 2nd Professional Year class to explore bicultural issues in chemical engineering.


09 May 2018

Death may be inevitable, but our feelings and beliefs about it are often complex and ambiguous. This is as true now as it was in ancient times, according to the University of Canterbury Teece Museum curator, Terri Elder.

UCE GCC Bootcamp See Me Live 2018

09 May 2018

The first stage of the competition saw over 30 students matched up with 5 partnering businesses: Ballantynes, Greystone Wines, Heartland Tourism, Kaikōura Whale Watch and Yu Mei. With the help of mentors and guest speakers, the teams created a tailored strategy for the Chinese market.

Francesca Comunello speaking

09 May 2018

Associate Professor Francesca Comunello will be a College of Arts Visiting Fellow in the Department of Media & Communication between 28 April and 31 May, 2018.

UCE Minister visit 2018

09 May 2018

Identifying the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) as an exciting, innovative hub for youth to engage in, Minister for Youth, Hon Peeni Henare, chose to visit UCE during his time in Christchurch last weekend.

Claire Curran and Leigh Huffine

04 May 2018

Last week, the UC Arts Digital Lab, main office of the CEISMIC earthquake digital archive, hosted Hon Clare Curran, the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications, and Digital Media, and Minister of Government Digital Services.

Professor Paul Moon

04 May 2018

Prestige Lecture Series 2018 with Professor Paul Moon, Tuesday 22nd May 4.30pm

Early Childhood The Gathering

04 May 2018

On Saturday 9th June Early Childhood teachers from around Canterbury will gather to discuss how they can support new generations for a more just and sustainable future.

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