Joe Biden Kamala Harris

12 August 2020

UC Associate Professor of American History Peter Field discusses Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden's selection of running mate for Vice President, names senator and former state prosecutor Kamala Harris on The Panel on RNZ National.


UC Engineering building

12 August 2020

According to UC and AoU experts, if we do the right things now, there’s a good chance we will be able to contain this COVID-19 community outbreak before it spreads too much further.


UC Linguistics Lecturer Dr Jonathan Dunn and UC Computer Science Senior Lecturer

11 August 2020

Two UC academics have developed a unique multilingual data set, based on World Wide Web and Twitter traffic. “It’s probably the biggest multilingual data set available in the world and we’re making it available for free for other people to use,” says Linguistics Lecturer Dr Jonathan Dunn.


Healthy waterways

11 August 2020

Senior lecturer Dr Ed Challis contributed to opinion piece on Stuff about the Our Land and Water National Science Challenge project ‘New Models of Collective Responsibility - Te Whakakotahitanga mō te Taiao’. The article describes a co-ordinated approach that links adjacent farm plans and focuses on outcomes will help heal NZ waterways.


College of Engineering

11 August 2020

UC mathematicians Professor Michael Plank and Associate Professor Alex James are two of the experts behind The Conversation article that says a new community case of COVID-19 in New Zealand is a matter of when, not if. The authors ask, is the country prepared for it?


Alex van den Broek, UC Music graduate, performer, composer

10 August 2020

A new music work exploring post-war PTSD is one of the unexpected offerings in a programme of premieres on Sunday 16 August at 2pm when the University of Canterbury (UC) School of Music presents Arts Centre Chamber Series - cLoud Collective in the Great Hall of the Arts Centre.


UC MBA 2IC

10 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) Masters students showed off their skills in a competition that challenged them to use data to solve problems and develop business savvy strategies.


UCE ThincLab Canterbury

10 August 2020

Christchurch is already seeing the benefits of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Canterbury (UC) and ChristchurchNZ, through an additional agreement with UC’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) to deliver various programmes, including ThincLab Canterbury.


Matthew Cowan, Parliament

07 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) Engineering Senior Lecturer Dr Matthew Cowan was at the Beehive last week presenting to MPs as part of the Speaker’s Science Forum 2020.


Professor Mark Menzies

07 August 2020

Upcoming concerts keep the flame of exciting, new and original contemporary music burning brightly at the University of Canterbury’s (UC) School of Music.


Computer science tech week

05 August 2020

Children became ‘pixel maniacs’ at Tūranga Central Library when University of Canterbury (UC) students explained how photos are made on a digital device.


Fullbright Recipients 2020

05 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) graduates Robbie Morrison and Milena Petrovic are two of 49 students, scholars, artists and professionals to be honoured tonight at the Fulbright New Zealand Awards, held at Parliament.


Tūtaepatu Lagoon at Tūhaitara Coastal Park.

05 August 2020

Wildlife translocations will have better results if they are led, or genuinely co-led, by Indigenous peoples. That’s the premise of a recently published paper by researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) and South Island environmental practitioners.


Behrouz

04 August 2020

“One legacy of the March 15 attack should be that political campaigns are conducted carefully on any issues that relate to race, religion, immigration and refugees.” Dr Jeremy Moses writes in a gripping piece for The Conversation.


UC Connect talk: Why anti-racism and black lives matter in Aotearoa

31 July 2020

A panel of University of Canterbury experts will discuss why anti-racism and black lives matter in Aotearoa, in a special extended public lecture on Wednesday evening, 5 August.


Conan Fee

31 July 2020

Engineering NZ recently spoke to Head of Product Design Professor Conan Fee about his role at UC, what interested him in engineering in the first place, and his career highlights.


Maths Craft program

31 July 2020

University of Canterbury mathematicians are promoting the playful side of mathematics teaching and learning through public outreach.


James Powell

31 July 2020

James Powell, UC graduate and general manager of Dawn Aerospace, tells Stuff that Christchurch is an ideal place to base their innovative operations, and how space flights could help the city rebuild itself by reinvigorating the Christchurch economy.


RNZ Image

31 July 2020

Professor John Hopkins says on RNZ's Morning Report that the Resource Management Act (RMA) reflects the views of another era and it is time for it to go.


Bernadette Farrell

30 July 2020

The Women in Critical Pedagogy: Reflecting on Uncertain Times symposium on 23 July found an international audience after organisers from the Educational Theory, Policy and Practice Research Hub at the University of Canterbury (UC) took the usually in-house symposium online.


PACE interns

30 July 2020

Honing professional skills before even graduating and trying out career options were a couple of the benefits of an internship, according to the co-winners of the inaugural PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) internship Excellence Prize.


Levi Collier-Robinson

30 July 2020

In a new article for Te Karaka, UC doctoral student Levi Collier-Robinson shares how he is using genomics to understand the kōwaro, an endangered taonga species.


WiE CAN

28 July 2020

In January next year, 60 Year 13 students from across Aotearoa New Zealand will discover the career opportunities engineering has to offer women when they attend a hands-on programme run by the University of Canterbury (UC).


A man casts a fishing net onto a flooded land following rain to catch fish on th

28 July 2020

Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you’re thinking about it now. The COVID-19 crisis has put food supply chains under incredible stress, and stories on shortages of everything from meat to baking ingredients have been plentiful. But even with the increased recent attention, most supply chains remain murky. Consumers can play a key role in lifting that cloud.


PeterKuma Ross Sea RV Tangaroa research-vessel

28 July 2020

Clouds above the Southern Ocean could hold the key to more accurate global climate change predictions. University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have led a Deep South National Science Challenge project to collect information about cloud formations near Antarctica.


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