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21 May 2019

Antarctica continues to call bright young researchers to her icy shores, and scholarships at the University of Canterbury are making their ground-breaking research possible.


Voyager awards

20 May 2019

The Media and Communication journalism programme at University of Canterbury (UC) was recognised with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2019 Voyager Media Awards on Friday.


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20 May 2019

Sprinkled in star dust, four University of Canterbury scientific alumni and staff have been honoured, featuring among six Kiwis chosen to appear on new ‘New Zealand Space Pioneers’ postage stamps.


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17 May 2019

UC has today launched a new online reporting tool, Report It.


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16 May 2019

The University of Canterbury aims to craft the future of immersive gaming in New Zealand by assembling an international team of experts, thanks to a Government funding boost of over $3 million and University funding of $4.5 million.


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13 May 2019

‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being hosted at the University of Canterbury (UC) as he’s spreading the word around the country about how to use and develop Wikipedia.


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13 May 2019

An innovative team of University of Canterbury engineers has won the National Stormwater Innovation Award 2019 for an instantly practical and applicable stormwater treatment invention that stops zinc from galvanised roofs entering our precious waterways.


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13 May 2019

Aotearoa New Zealand will have to seriously consider gene editing to improve crop production if it is to meet future sustainability targets, according to the University of Canterbury’s newest Professor Emerita, plant biologist Paula Jameson.


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10 May 2019

University of Canterbury Economist and Director of Business Taught Masters, Stephen Hickson explains why the Reserve Bank is heading into new territory with the cut to the OCR, and what impact it could have.


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09 May 2019

Innovation is good for the world, and University of Canterbury (UC) researchers will explain how their innovative technological solutions are making a difference – from Antarctica to Africa – during Techweek on 22 and 23 May.


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