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26 July 2018

University of Canterbury researchers have welcomed the Government move to protect the home of a giant native grasshopper on Crown land in the Mackenzie Basin, saying more work is needed to protect the nationally endangered species.


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24 July 2018

New University of Canterbury research has the potential to make it easier, faster and cheaper to launch a rocket, with wide-ranging benefits for other technology.


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23 July 2018

University of Canterbury research into the ability of teachers to regulate their emotions in a disaster has resulted in invaluable insights and practical recommendations.


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23 July 2018

What can a particle tell us about the nature of the universe? University of Canterbury visiting Erskine Fellow, Physics Professor Sally Seidel, who works at the Large Hadron Collider, will discuss particle discovery in her upcoming UC Connect public lecture.


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17 July 2018

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing, community engagement, cultural imperatives and lifelong learning; and making a difference in the lives of the children participating in the study.


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13 July 2018

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study.


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12 July 2018

Four University of Canterbury (UC) graduates are among the latest scholars to be granted Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States, while an American engineering academic has won a scholar award to conduct research at UC.


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11 July 2018

University of Canterbury research has led to eight recommendations on how New Zealanders can help increase the benefits they reap from large-scale native restorations located on private land.


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11 July 2018

University of Canterbury researchers are collecting DNA information from one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most threatened freshwater fish – the Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) – in an effort to make it more resilient to future environmental change.


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10 July 2018

The first human has been scanned with a revolutionary new 3D colour medical scanner invented in New Zealand by father and son scientists from the University of Canterbury.


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09 July 2018

The Canterbury Roll is a five-metre long English genealogical text, the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Revealing the Mysteries of the Canterbury Roll, project director Dr Chris Jones will share the results of cutting-edge scientific research undertaken at the start of 2018 by a team of British and New Zealand researchers.


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06 July 2018

A report from the University of Canterbury has revealed that 24 per cent of New Zealand’s native vegetation cover (about 2.8 million hectares) is estimated to be on sheep and beef farms. This is the largest amount of native vegetation present outside of public conservation land.


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05 July 2018

New research from the University of Canterbury published today has found that a shrinking river is less able to support larger predatory fish, such as the highly-valued sports fish like brown trout or at-risk native fish like galaxiids and eels.


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04 July 2018

Canterbury researchers are set to uncover the impact the Airbnb accommodation phenomenon has had on the region’s tourism industry.


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04 July 2018

In the University of Canterbury’s 2018 Condliffe Lecture, Anne Krueger will explore the topic: “Is it harder or easier to develop rapidly than it was a half century ago?” in her talk on development and economic growth.


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03 July 2018

The University of Canterbury has signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with three of India’s leading international high schools.


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28 June 2018

In partnership with MYOB, the University of Canterbury is helping students get ahead with hands-on courses on the use of cloud accounting software.


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28 June 2018

A University of Canterbury student is developing 3D-printed water filters with potential to improve water quality in developing countries.


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27 June 2018

Ethical uniform company Little Yellow Bird, which hatched in the start-up incubator of the University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, is flying home, fully fledged.


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26 June 2018

Created by University of Canterbury School of Mathematics & Statistics academics, Maths Craft aims to bring the joy of maths to the masses by celebrating the links between mathematics and craft.


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22 June 2018

New University of Canterbury research into the behaviour of online trolls has revealed the many actors involved and a surprising number of benefits to trolling – and not just for the trolls.


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20 June 2018

The University of Canterbury’s Chair of Cancer Epidemiology, Professor Ann Richardson, is on a mission to discover if there is a link between common viruses and breast cancer.


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19 June 2018

The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges.


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19 June 2018

The University of Canterbury is celebrating the history of an award-winning building that captures both the past and present of UC, with a free public exhibition about the Old Chemistry building at the Christchurch Arts Centre.


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18 June 2018

Ever been fined $400 at the border for a forgotten banana and wondered about the strict biosecurity rules in New Zealand? A University of Canterbury academic is working to make it possible to instantly identify suspect insects, plants and fungi from a photo using artificial intelligence (AI).


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