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23 February 2018

This two day symposium draws on the expertise of internationally respected academics in the field of sexuality education and local youth workers to explore a range of new directions in the field. 15th - 16th March 2018, 10am - 5pm


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22 February 2018

On the seventh anniversary of the 22 February earthquake, the University of Canterbury dedicated the Unicycle pathway along University Drive as a commemorative pathway to acknowledge of the courage and contribution of the University community, and the losses and injuries sustained by students, staff, alumni and friends of the University in the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes.


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20 February 2018

The University of Canterbury, which first launched its world-leading digital archive documenting the Canterbury earthquakes in 2012, has released its new, improved UC QuakeStudies research repository.


UCE Student Daniel Chan in Florida

19 February 2018

Read below to find out about Daniel Chan's experiences at the Heavener International Case Competition in Florida.


UCE Clubs Induction Day 2018

16 February 2018

Thursday 15 February saw all three of the UCE Club Executives gather for a day filled with workshops and sessions to prepare them for the year ahead.


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16 February 2018

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has officially opened the new Ernest Rutherford building at the University of Canterbury.


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15 February 2018

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Mike Steel has been elected as a distinguished Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).


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14 February 2018

A research team from the University of Canterbury has just returned from an Antarctic expedition to find out more about the secret lives of whales, specifically Type-C killer whales.


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12 February 2018

University of Canterbury Physics Professor Simon Brown is developing a neuromorphic computer chip that may solve one of the biggest problems in the computer industry – power consumption – and create a New Zealand semiconductor industry.


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12 February 2018

This year’s winning startup ventures created by keen young University of Canterbury student entrepreneurs have been chosen at the recent EY Summer Startup Annual Showcase.


UCE Summer Startup 2017/18 Students

09 February 2018

12 student entrepreneurs pitched to a panel of 5 external judges and an audience of over 200 last night at the UCE EY Summer Startup Annual Showcase.


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05 February 2018

University of Canterbury researchers have created a comprehensive, online, annotated bibliography of writing by Māori in English, and released it free to the world.


UCE Chinese Student Workshop

05 February 2018

UCE supported more than 70 visiting Chinese students, hosting two one-day workshops, focusing on ideas to activate spaces in the Christchurch CBD.


Community Engagement Hub

04 February 2018

January 2019 saw the first Education students move into their new building, Rehua. The home of the College of Education, Health and Human Development, Rehua is in the heart of the Ilam Campus.


UCE Summer Students + judges

02 February 2018

Announcing the top 12 students from the UCE EY Summer Startup Programme who will present at our final showcase on 8th February.


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02 February 2018

University of Canterbury Professor Simon Kingham has been named the first Chief Science Adviser for the Ministry of Transport | Te Manatū Waka.


Graham Dockrill

01 February 2018

Pitching. This week’s focus has been pitching. All day, every day, pitching again and again. Tweaking, practising, memorising, taking 360 degree pivots, and pitching all over again.


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01 February 2018

Three University of Canterbury researchers have won funding to examine critical questions about earthquakes in New Zealand.


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25 January 2018

In a significant astronomical discovery, a University of Canterbury scientist has made the very first detection of a jet from a very young, massive star in a galaxy that is not our own.


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24 January 2018

An award-winning, pioneering technique for assessing earthquake damage to steel in buildings or bridges will allow engineers to give faster, more reliable information to engineers, with tangible flow-on results for insurers and building owners.


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22 January 2018

In the first UC Connect public lecture of 2018, NASA engineer Tim Atkins' multi-media lecture will present an overview of NASA’s vision of landing humans on Mars; building the Space Launch System (SLS), the world’s most powerful rocket; and the array of disciplines and careers needed to support this mission.


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17 January 2018

A new laser detection tool being developed by two University of Canterbury chemistry experts may help farmers to pinpoint environmental problems and develop smart farming strategies to minimise impacts.


Nic & Evie Taj Mahal

15 January 2018

"I realized the moment I stepped out of the airport that Delhi was going to be unlike any other city I’d spent time in!" Read more about Nic and Evie's experiences at the NZ-India Sustainability Challenge below.


Centre for Entrepreneurship visits EY

15 January 2018

After three weeks enjoying the sunshine, the Summer Startup Programme is back in full swing. Starting strong with Finance Week, students are beginning to identify their venture's costs, and were able to get out of the office spending a morning with Programme Sponsors EY.


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15 January 2018

A novel system for protecting plants from pests, infection and adverse weather has been awarded one of the top prizes in the University of Canterbury’s Tech Jumpstart competition.


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