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16 June 2017

University of Canterbury researchers studying Westland mudfish have witnessed a life and death struggle that sheds new light on how species may survive extreme conditions, gaining the attention of the Royal Society of London.


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16 June 2017

South Auckland artist Ema Tavola will be the University of Canterbury Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies Artist in Residence for 2017.


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15 June 2017

Dozens of University of Canterbury students will gain first-hand experience studying in China, Thailand and Singapore after five UC programmes have been successful in the latest Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia funding round.


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12 June 2017

University of Canterbury academic Sacha McMeeking (Ngāi Tahu), Head of the Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies, features on the What Next? panel of futurists all week in a live TV event.


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08 June 2017

A bibliophile art-lover’s dream, an exhibition of artful bookplates and provenance is currently on display in the University of Canterbury’s Matariki gallery.


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07 June 2017

University of Canterbury senior sculpture students from the Ilam School of Fine Arts will display their artworks at the Christchurch Arts Centre for the first time since the Canterbury quakes, in a new exhibition this week.


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06 June 2017

University of Canterbury researcher Dr Laurie McLay has received an emerging researcher first grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) valued at $160,825 over three years.


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02 June 2017

University of Canterbury political scientist Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward is a lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report in the fight to limit the world's global warming increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Here, she gives her personal reaction to US President Donald Trump’s plans to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change.


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01 June 2017

Enjoy craft? Then you probably enjoy mathematics too – you just may not know it yet. Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths at Christchurch’s first Maths Craft Day.


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30 May 2017

The University of Canterbury has officially become a partner in the Bio-Protection Research Centre.


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16 May 2017

The Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa is exploring how the law might play out differently if it were interpreted through a feminist or mana wahine lens.


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09 May 2017

Quake affected Kaikōura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area.


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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.


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24 April 2017

University of Canterbury (UC) research is paving the way towards improved accuracy in risk assessment and better informed treatment approaches to ultimately contribute to reducing harmful sexual behaviour in the community.


Robin Palmer

20 April 2017

Forensic brainwave analysis – or “brain fingerprinting” – could add a revolutionary new dimension to criminal investigations in New Zealand, a NZ Law Foundation-backed research project led by the University of Canterbury has found.


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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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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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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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21 March 2017

A little red, fully recyclable eco-car designed and built by University of Canterbury students has won a major international design excellence award in New Zealand’s first entry into the competition.


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17 March 2017

A chance discovery and a new survey by University of Canterbury students have shown that both the range and abundance of native bird species have increased at the university’s Ilam campus almost 500 per cent in the last 26 years.


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10 March 2017

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students.


New collection from popular New Zealand poet

06 March 2017

Blood Ties: New and selected poems 1963-2016, the latest collection by popular New Zealand poet Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, is published by Canterbury University Press this week.


Students take Eco-marathon car to Singapore

03 March 2017

UC Engineering students gave their fully recyclable, electric car its final test run today, in preparation to compete at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia, in Singapore.


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