24 September 2018
Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field.
20 September 2018
Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury.
20 September 2018
Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University.
18 September 2018
How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s international relations, and the way MFAT conducts New Zealand’s business on the international stage.
14 September 2018
University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament.
13 September 2018
The University of Canterbury has welcomed the appointment of diplomat Rosemary Banks as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States. A UC alumna, Dr Banks is a member of the UC Council and a Senior Adjunct Fellow in UC’s Department of Political Science and International Relations, as well as a Crown Negotiator in the Treaty of Waitangi settlement process.
13 September 2018
A University of Canterbury Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
13 September 2018
The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury.
12 September 2018
The increasing cost of legal advice and the excessive formality of the legal system has left the way open for alternative ways to undertake the ‘law jobs’, without the need of lawyers, according to Professor John Hopkins of the University of Canterbury School of Law.
11 September 2018
The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week.
04 September 2018
Disrupting stream communities may hold the secret to long-term restoration of waterways, according to a University of Canterbury student’s thesis.
31 August 2018
A new book published by Canterbury University Press (CUP), Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand, showcases the best new and previously published work from a range of emerging and established authors such as Bill Manhire, Selina Tusitala Marsh and Michelle Leggott.
29 August 2018
The University of Canterbury (UC) is continuing to show steady financial performance, the six-monthly result to the end of June 2018 shows. UC has advanced its growth strategy, starting the academic year with a big increase in new-to-UC students and receiving a further boost with a 22% increase in mid-year enrolments, Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr says.
28 August 2018
Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage.
27 August 2018
Innovative, tall timber framing has risen on the University of Canterbury’s Ilam campus, as a new building, honouring alumna ‘Queen of the Cosmos’ Beatrice Tinsley, advances multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.
21 August 2018
Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury (UC) have jointly announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to keep New Zealand at the forefront of leading-edge land-based science, commerce, management and design.
20 August 2018
The question mark hanging on the title of world-class triathlete and coach John Hellemans’ memoir Never, Ever Give Up? represents his growing awareness of the tough life choices endurance sports athletes have to make.
16 August 2018
University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Community Engagement Dr Billy Osteen was an integral part of the recent Youth Leadership Summit that brought together American high school students from Parkland, Florida and UC’s Student Volunteer Army to discuss how young citizens can continue to make a lasting difference in the world. He talks about why they came together in Christchurch, what they did and why they inspire him.
15 August 2018
It’s an artistic, religious, mathematical puzzle worth contemplating. There will soon be a uniquely New Zealand mathematical contribution to a Japanese shrine, thanks to a University of Canterbury doctoral graduate.
13 August 2018
The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided unique insight into their make-up, discovering 28,000 different microorganisms.
10 August 2018
A unique new musical work will seamlessly meld STEM subjects with the Arts to focus the microscope on the lives, discoveries, work and achievements of unsung female scientists, in two shows in late August.
09 August 2018
New University of Canterbury research into the nationally critical kōwaro/Canterbury mudfish, and how they are likely to respond to increased drought intensity, offers some hope for saving the native species from extinction.
08 August 2018
Professor Julia Rucklidge, the driving force behind the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group at the University of Canterbury (UC), is seeking pregnant participants for the latest study on anxiety and depression.
07 August 2018
A night-time public lecture about the ancient Greek afterlife, by University of Canterbury Classical scholars, in the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities at the UC Arts City location has reached capacity, with all seats allocated weeks in advance.
03 August 2018
The University of Canterbury’s Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research is a unique facility that integrates patient care, clinical research and student education – and it’s proving to be life-changing for patients with swallowing difficulties.
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