UC Education Mud Run 2017

04 December 2017

Students and teachers from across Canterbury battled it out through the mud and obstacles.


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04 December 2017

ANZ announced Sharon Zollner is to succeed Cameron Bagrie as chief economist of ANZ.


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04 December 2017

Colourful eyewitness accounts in a new book from Canterbury University Press bring to life the fascinating story of how Canterbury Museum came to acquire the largest collection of Chinese art in New Zealand after a group of prominent New Zealanders visited the People’s Republic of China in 1956.


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01 December 2017

A book launch of Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction edited by University of Canterbury criminologists Dr Jarrod Gilbert and Professor Greg Newbold, will include a panel discussion with six leading experts on the biggest challenges facing New Zealand's criminal justice system.


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01 December 2017

The Canterbury Waterway Rehabilitation Experiment (CAREX), of the University of Canterbury’s School of Biological Sciences, has been recognised for improving freshwater biodiversity and ecosystem health in agricultural waterways with a prestigious award.


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30 November 2017

A University of Canterbury infrastructure engineering programme, which aims to transform the New Zealand construction industry into a world-leader, is set to benefit in this year’s MBIE Partnerships Scheme investment funding round to the tune of $12 million.


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28 November 2017

This summer, visitors to the University of Canterbury’s Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities can explore history through archaeology in the new exhibition, Buried Treasure.


Michael Lappen Visits UCE

27 November 2017

During the first week of UCE's Summer Startup Programme, Mentor and Entrepreneur Michael Lappen, visited the students and mentored them through the beginning stages of their ventures.


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24 November 2017

A group of University of Canterbury alumni aiming to launch a game-changing cosmetics brand to benefit charity has blitzed its Kickstarter fundraising target.


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24 November 2017

University of Canterbury Pasifika Education specialist Tufulasi Taleni has been awarded the 2017 NZARE Rae Munro Award for excellence for his Master’s thesis – the first Pasifika researcher to receive the award.


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23 November 2017

University of Canterbury Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics Jack Heinemann discusses his latest research which shows that the ingredients in commonly-used weed killers, like Round-up and Kamba, can cause bacteria to become less susceptible to antibiotics.


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22 November 2017

As artist Len Lye’s legend grows both internationally and domestically, a new book of critical essays shines light on the life, career and art of the outstanding New Zealand-born artist.


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21 November 2017

University of Canterbury Engineering student Pang Suwanaposee is heading to South Korea this summer as Asia New Zealand Foundation's first business intern to that country.


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21 November 2017

New research co-authored by a University of Canterbury scientist suggests that plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought, and warns that as the world warms this may reduce the ability of Earth’s land surface to absorb emissions due to fossil fuel burning.


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20 November 2017

New University of Canterbury research confirms that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates.


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20 November 2017

A University of Canterbury academic, Associate Professor Sonja Macfarlane, has been recognised for her contributions to Māori education, becoming the 2017 recipient of the Te Tohu Pae Tawhiti Award.


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16 November 2017

University of Canterbury Professor Rick Millane has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.


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15 November 2017

University of Canterbury Summer School is in, with hundreds of students getting ahead in dozens of subjects in degree and preparatory courses that run between November and February, ranging from Accounting, Art History and Antarctic Studies to Politics, Sport Coaching and Law.


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10 November 2017

A series of recording devices will be deployed in Antarctica this summer to explore the secret lives of killer whales in an unprecedented monitoring programme.


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10 November 2017

It may be elementary maths, but the concept of zero has given rise to many an existential, intellectual debate over the history of zero, with much musing over nothing. An international group of academics, including a mathematician from the University of Canterbury (UC) in Christchurch, is challenging Oxford University’s recent findings about the use of zero in an ancient Indian manuscript.


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10 November 2017

A new book on climate change by University of Canterbury political scientist Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward has been published just as international climate negotiations begin in Bonn, Germany.


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10 November 2017

Ever wondered how and where whales, dolphins and porpoises sleep? New work by University of Canterbury researcher Andrew Wright reveals for the first time that harbour porpoises sleep during diving.


2017 Essay Competition

09 November 2017

University of Canterbury College of Business and Law Essay Competition for 2017 Winners have been announced.


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06 November 2017

PE is returning as a major available at UC.


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02 November 2017

Eleven University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2017 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to continue research in a diverse array of areas, adding further to the University’s increasing success in attracting research funding


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