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09 May 2017

Can the huia escape the re-extinction vortex? The perils of resurrecting extinct species, such as the moa or huia, are discussed in a new paper led by University of Canterbury conservation geneticist Dr Tammy Steeves.


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03 May 2017

Professor Rick Millane is one of an international team of researchers that has been awarded a NZ$2 million research grant by the Human Frontier Science Program to develop a novel method for imaging individual biomolecules with atomic resolution.


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02 May 2017

The University of Canterbury has announced a state-of-the-art building in the new Science precinct that will push the boundaries of multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.


UC Connect 24 May

01 May 2017

Wednesday 24 May, 7pm - 8pm, C1 Central Lecture Theatures, Ilam Campus Presenter: Professor Nick Draper


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28 April 2017

Research on early detection of wear and tear of hip joint implants is set to make significant new progress.


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27 April 2017

Congratulations to our Teaching Award winners, Ben Kennedy and Tom Wilson whose contributions were acknowledged at the recent Awards.


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26 April 2017

Geography staff explained the difficulties of maintaining a balanced diet while visiting the ice in Antarctica in a recent video by National Geographic.


Cutting edge UC research at Tasman Glacier

26 April 2017

UC Geography technician Paul Bealing operated a miniature hi-tech jet boat to safely investigate Lake Tasman, in the South Island.


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26 April 2017

Geological Sciences staff and postgraduates have been in the field investigating surface faulting caused during the Kaikoura earthquake.


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26 April 2017

Geological Sciences staff lead the field at the UC College of Science Teaching Awards, in recognition of their efforts to revamp 100-level courses.


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26 April 2017

The new Rutherford Science and Innovation Centre is expected to open in July 2017, and will provide spaces for cutting-edge science teaching and learning.


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26 April 2017

Advances in New Zealand's fertility services are leading to an increasing number of women considering egg freezing.


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21 April 2017

Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Director of Research in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Cambridge, will present the Inaugural Graham Zanker Lecture in The Great Hall at The Arts Centre of Christchurch on 16th May. The title of the talk is Herculaneum: new discoveries from old excavations.


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13 April 2017

The University of Canterbury’s College of Science Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Wendy Lawson has won the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards Professional of the Year 2016 award.


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12 April 2017

University of Canterbury student Wesley Mauafu is the recipient of a 2017 New Zealand Youth Award.


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11 April 2017

We wish all our 2017 graduates the best of luck in their future careers.


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05 April 2017

University of Canterbury researchers at the Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research have revealed an innovative new treatment for people with swallowing impairments.


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04 April 2017

For his PhD at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, Sibi Boycott Walter is working on developing a programme to help fast bowlers avoid shoulder injuries.


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03 April 2017

A large-scale initiative to help identify and improve īnaka (whitebait) spawning areas on Ōtautahi Christchurch waterways in the post-earthquake environment has attracted considerable community support.


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31 March 2017

The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring at the University of Canterbury (UC) has launched the Great KIWI English, mathematics and science competitions for New Zealand primary, intermediate and secondary schools.


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30 March 2017

University of Canterbury Professor of Management Dr Colleen Mills’ upcoming UC Connect public lecture will focus on recent research suggesting that, despite our digital ways of working, the corporeal world of work still matters and can be used in strategic ways to enhance both the organisational climate and productivity.


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24 March 2017

Measuring children’s progress in New Zealand schools has just become a bit more distinctly and competitively KIWI.


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23 March 2017

An upcoming University of Canterbury public guest lecture, Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks, has been thousands of years in the making.


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22 March 2017

Principals from eight schools told the Papanui-Innes Community Board last week they were very concerned they were not getting enough support to help children with stress-related behavioural problems.


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21 March 2017

A University of Canterbury professor leading worldwide research into the effects of ground-shaking caused by earthquakes has been presented with one of New Zealand’s top science prizes.


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