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02 November 2017

The ACM SIGCSE organisation, a group of international computer science educators from more than 60 countries, has recognised the global achievements of Canterbury academic Professor Tim Bell with its prestigious annual award.


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31 October 2017

The lessons of the 1918 influenza pandemic could help inform planning for a future pandemic in New Zealand, according to historian Dr Geoffrey Rice.


Karen Healey

30 October 2017

University of Canterbury Writer in Residence Karen Healey is kickstarting her new novel in a novel way.


Katie Pickles

25 October 2017

University of Canterbury History Professor Katie Pickles has been awarded a prestigious 2017 James Cook Research Fellowship by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, while two early-career UC researchers will receive postdoctoral fellowships, it was announced today.


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25 October 2017

It’s a fish tale of a sexual nature that may impact our understanding of male fertility. A University of Canterbury doctoral researcher has discovered that male salmon can adjust their sperm’s swimming speed if competing with a rival to reproduce.


Associate Professor Sally Gaw

25 October 2017

University of Canterbury environmental chemists are urging caution after the recently released “Land Use Assessment Report – Productive Land Use” by Regenerate Christchurch identified livestock grazing and fodder production as options for Red Zoned land in Christchurch.


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25 October 2017

A University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to help her study other countries’ Antarctic histories.


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20 October 2017

A team of three University of Canterbury mechanical engineering students has won the prestigious international Warman Design & Build Competition held in Sydney last week, competing against thousands of students.


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20 October 2017

In what may be a New Zealand first, University of Canterbury physics students will get the chance to work in a wide range of industries on real-world business projects, while local industry has the opportunity to gain from students’ up-to-date expertise on subjects as diverse as climate change, cosmology and nanotechnology.


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18 October 2017

Amanda Deacon and Jack Hayes beat students from around NZ to take out first and second place at the 2017 JSANZ Tertiary Japanese Language Speech Contest


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17 October 2017

In the upcoming Royal Society Te Apārangi and UC Connect public lecture – Protecting taonga – a conservation geneticist and an environmental chemist will talk about their work protecting Aotearoa’s natural treasures.


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17 October 2017

In its eighth year, Tech Jumpstart gives University of Canterbury researchers the opportunity to transform their ideas and research into commercial reality.


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15 October 2017

Summer is a great time to get out in the mountains and by enrolling at UC you can upgrade your skills while hiking up valleys or wading in streams.


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12 October 2017

UC Arts student, Joseph Mansell, has recently been selected as Head Delegate for UN Youth’s 2018 US Leadership Tour


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11 October 2017

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Geoff Rodgers has received a prestigious award for developing new technology for earthquake-safe buildings less likely to require repair after large earthquakes.


Glynne Mackey

05 October 2017

Congratulation to Glynne Mackey, from the School of Teacher Education.


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05 October 2017

A University of Canterbury meteorology academic is delighted to be named among the next generation of research leaders in the 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowships, announced today by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. College of Science lecturer in Atmospheric Dynamics Dr Marwan Katurji has been awarded a five-year fellowship for his research.


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03 October 2017

Graeme Wynn looks back on his NZ past after 40 years on the faculty of The University of British Columbia


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03 October 2017

New Zealand researchers have shown that vitamin-mineral treatment improves aggression and emotional regulation in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), in the first published results from a new trial.


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02 October 2017

Part treasure hunt, part orienteering mission, the upcoming All Right? Amble is a fun, family-friendly walk with a difference, created by University of Canterbury (UC) students to improve wellbeing.


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02 October 2017

An upcoming UC Connect public lecture will explore how future product designers working on electric autonomous cars; devices that incorporate artificial intelligence; the gamification of education, training and rehabilitation; and personal care and health products have the potential to both increase our wealth and help to shape our world.


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27 September 2017

The UC Student Volunteer Army’s proactive response to the Canterbury earthquakes led to the creation of CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch. This new course included studying citizenship, post-disaster response and volunteering. In six years, CHCH101 evolved to include community service, has partnered with more than 30 organisations, has been taken by over 1000 students, and its impact has rippled around the world.


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25 September 2017

A leading University of Canterbury academic is calling for New Zealand to take the threat of China’s growing political influence in its affairs more seriously.


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21 September 2017

The University of Canterbury’s extensive emergency response leadership expertise is being shared internationally with a group of Southeast Asian disaster management experts.


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21 September 2017

The University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) has created a unique and competitive way to improve wellbeing via a new national social enterprise challenge.


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