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21 September 2017

A University of Canterbury researcher has found a simple and accurate way of predicting voter intention – and it may come down to a single Facebook ‘like’.


Ian Culpan

20 September 2017

2018 will see Physical Education (PE) return to the University of Canterbury as one of a series of new majors within the popular Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree. Professor Ian Culpan says that highly experienced lecturing staff and a well-established history in leading physical education in New Zealand provides the ideal environment for students who are passionate about PE.


Literacy and Learning Symposium

19 September 2017

A two day programme of exciting presentations, including an interactive poster session on Day 1 allowing researchers and students to present related findings and participate in discussions with conference participants.


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19 September 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Dr Catherine Knight, author of New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history, will explore some of our complex history with rivers since humans first settled in Aotearoa New Zealand.


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14 September 2017

The accelerating expansion of the Universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect, according to new University of Canterbury research published in a journal of the Royal Astronomical Society.


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13 September 2017

Teachers and children in indigenous language immersion classrooms around the world will benefit from an international partnership involving the University of Canterbury.


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13 September 2017

University of Canterbury Science and Engineering researchers have gained $10.7 million in funding for five Smart Ideas proposals and two Research Programmes in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2017 Endeavour Round.


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12 September 2017

A group of young University of Canterbury postgraduate researchers working on global sustainability issues is heading to London this week to take part in international initiatives on sustainable prosperity.


Ashley Stuart receiving 2017 NZ Top Student Award

08 September 2017

UC B.A. student Ashley Stuart has won the top student prize for Arts and Humanities in the 2017 New Zealand Student Awards


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05 September 2017

University of Canterbury College of Arts colleagues from UC Music, UC Classics and the Teece Museum are collaborating to present the unique Oresteia Experience, as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival 2017.


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05 September 2017

Following the success of the Christchurch event in June, Maths Craft Festival 2017 is being held this coming Saturday and Sunday, 9-10 September, at the Auckland Museum.


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04 September 2017

A new University of Canterbury exhibition, Caprice, explores the life and work of Chrystabel Aitken (1907-2005), a remarkably versatile and ambitious artist highly regarded for her depiction of animals, particularly horses.


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01 September 2017

The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year.


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01 September 2017

A UC academic’s new book is set to make a unique contribution in the field of horror scholarship by exploring the “privileged place” that women hold in the horror film genre.


Kathleen Liberty

30 August 2017

Children who started school in the years after the Canterbury earthquakes were "neurologically different" – and a city-wide focus on resilience has only deepened the crisis, researchers Kathleen Liberty and Maureen Allan found.


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21 August 2017

Place Names of Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills, by award-winning regional historian Gordon Ogilvie, has been published by Canterbury University Press.


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18 August 2017

Dr. William Allan of University College, Oxford will visit UC in 2018.


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18 August 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law.


Chatham

18 August 2017

Low-lying, isolated communities on the Chatham Islands are extremely exposed to tsunami, according to a University of Canterbury student’s original research.


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17 August 2017

Two University of Canterbury MBA students are heading to Paris as the only New Zealand team to compete in the finals of the Schneider Electric global competition Go Green in the City 2017.


Jess McHale with Brigid McNeill

17 August 2017

Jess McHale from Geological Sciences took out 3rd place in UC's 3 Minute Thesis Competition.


Nicola Surtees

15 August 2017

Radio NZ's Jesse Mulligan interviews Dr Nicola Surtees about her thesis, "Narrating connections and boundaries: Constructing relatedness in lesbian known donor familial configurations".


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15 August 2017

The groundbreaking LawTech Bootcamp partnership between some of the University of Canterbury’s brightest students and top New Zealand law firm Lane Neave has produced some remarkable new technology-based solutions for a rapidly changing legal sector.


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14 August 2017

A new exhibition displaying the work of renowned architect Samuel Hurst Seager as the designer of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials has opened in the Matariki Gallery at the University of Canterbury.


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14 August 2017

When faced with the chances, choices and challenges that globalisation brings, how should New Zealand respond – put up barriers or build bridges? In an upcoming UC Connect free public lecture, Chances, Choices and Challenges, Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf will discuss New Zealand’s response to globalisation.


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