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10 August 2017

University of Canterbury Adjunct Professor of Science Communication Simon Pollard has had a native spider named after him.


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09 August 2017

Six talented young University of Canterbury students from India have received New Zealand Excellence Awards from Education New Zealand.


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09 August 2017

Two University of Canterbury academics have won New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament last night. Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer and Associate Professor Ben Kennedy of the Department of Geological Sciences both received Sustained Excellence awards from Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.


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09 August 2017

University of Canterbury’s brightest Law, Commerce and information technology students will have the opportunity to team up with a top New Zealand law firm’s business experts during the groundbreaking LawTech Bootcamp.


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08 August 2017

A University of Canterbury academic whose pioneering work has real-world impact that ranges from intensive care medicine for babies to earthquake engineering has won the University of Canterbury 2017 Research Medal.


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08 August 2017

An upcoming UC Connect public lecture by a visiting Canterbury Fellow will focus on how athletes can develop and adapt and, as a result, have the potential to be future leaders.


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08 August 2017

BNZ and PwC New Zealand have announced a new scholarship programme established at the University of Canterbury to honour former BNZ Board Chairman and respected PwC Managing Partner John Waller, ONZM, FCA.


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07 August 2017

A new exhibition introduces Christchurch architect Samuel Hurst Seager’s work as New Zealand’s official battlefield memorial architect from 1920 –1925 through his own photographs.


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07 August 2017

The University of Canterbury will bestow former Prime Minister and UC alumnus Rt Hon Sir John Key with a Doctor of Commerce (honoris causa) honorary degree at an official Graduation ceremony on Friday 15 December.


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04 August 2017

A new look at historical earthquakes is leading to fresh insights for earthquake forecasting.


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01 August 2017

Two University of Canterbury students have received Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Latin America in the latest round of scholarships announced yesterday by Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith.


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01 August 2017

What if we had the technology to read your mind? University of Canterbury academics are investigating the forensic potential of brain scanning technology, also known as ‘brain-fingerprinting’, and will discuss the innovative project in an upcoming UC Connect public lecture.


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28 July 2017

The University of Canterbury and IBM Research are bringing together their collaborative brain power to develop better computer modelling for the human brain in a new joint study agreement.


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26 July 2017

A University of Canterbury academic has been given the green light to research better in-vehicle touchscreens, with the aim of improving user performance and reducing attentional demands.


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25 July 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect/Hight Memorial lecture, University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Marketing Dr Ekant Veer discusses why it is so difficult to promote positive mental health in New Zealand.


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19 July 2017

A world-leading new University of Canterbury research trial aims to help pregnant women improve symptoms of anxiety and antenatal depression through better nutrition.


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18 July 2017

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to regrow missing body parts.


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13 July 2017

How do we tell the difference between science, pseudo-science, anti-science rhetoric and ‘alternative facts’?


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13 July 2017

Augmented reality stock management and cloud-based health and safety management concepts have shot two entrepreneurial groups of University of Canterbury students into the top three in the national MYOB IT Challenge for innovative business solutions.


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10 July 2017

I love science . . . this much! Here are the winning entries of the I love science competition run by the University of Canterbury’s College of Science, as part of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s visit to Christchurch. The competition was open to New Zealand students in Year 11 to 13. They were asked to share their love for science in any way they liked – art, poetry, storytelling, music, video and more.


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10 July 2017

Can a tiny spider with a brain that could fit on a pinhead tackle complex numerical tasks? University of Canterbury researchers have discovered that spiders are full of surprises.


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07 July 2017

They love science . . . this much!


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05 July 2017

University of Canterbury researchers looking into strategies for addressing dyslexia and related language learning disabilities have been awarded $350,000 in funding by the National Science Challenge, A Better Start, in partnership with the child health research charity Cure Kids.


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30 June 2017

Environmentalist, humanitarian and the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees Dame Jane Goodall has taken time in her New Zealand tour to inspire Canterbury students of all ages, from primary-school age up to University of Canterbury students in the Student Volunteer Army.


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30 June 2017

Austin Mitchell’s new book Revenge of the Rich: The neoliberal revolution in Britain and New Zealand, published by Canterbury University Press, charts the development of a market-driven neoliberal creed, where governments are devoted to efficiency, cost-cutting and austerity at the people’s expense.


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