Kate Sheppard

19 September 2019

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and the University of Canterbury are delighted with the Government purchase of the Category 1 listed Kate Sheppard House in Christchurch, as announced by Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods today.


Dawn Raids exhibition

18 September 2019

Powerful, insightful and coming to the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, The Dawn Raids – Educate to Liberate exhibition seeks to inform people about a little-known event in New Zealand history.


Valerie_Sotardi_NWS

18 September 2019

Anxiety is not new, so why is there such a focus on it now and how can we help our young people to cope with it?


UC Engineering

17 September 2019

Three University of Canterbury Engineering academics have been awarded Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) 2019 Endeavour Funding totalling $11.8 million to lead research in areas of renewable energy and advanced manufacturing.


online_hate_NWS

17 September 2019

A workshop exploring ‘Research-based solutions to online hate and offline consequences’ organised by University of Canterbury (UC) academics quickly attracted a range of academics, experts, government officials and students.


James_Gardner_NWS

13 September 2019

Being commissioned to compose a new work for the visiting Los Angeles Percussion Quartet (LAPQ) and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was a “huge honour” for composer, broadcaster, musician and lecturer, Adjunct Senior Fellow at University of Canterbury (UC), James Gardner.


Gibbs_Farm_NWS

12 September 2019

A University of Canterbury Students' Association (UCSA) fundraiser on 22 November offers the chance to visit the private sculpture park Gibb’s Farm, located just north of Auckland but on a par with outdoor sculpture collections anywhere.


Grimshaw

11 September 2019

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw is editing a collection of international research that seeks a deeper understanding of digital hate.


Turnbull

11 September 2019

The University of Canterbury is pleased to announce plant physiological ecologist Professor Matthew Turnbull has been chosen to represent New Zealand at the International Union of Biological Sciences.


LAPQ_NWS

10 September 2019

The sounds of over 60 percussion instruments from around the world, including drums, marimbas, conch shells, tin cans, cricket callers, wooden rulers and a lion’s roar (instrument), will fill the Great Hall at the Christchurch Arts Centre when the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet (LAPQ) takes to the stage on 23 September.


Greek_NWS

09 September 2019

The average party in 2019 would look rather tame alongside a Classical Greek symposium. What the Greeks got up to on these boozy social occasions is the subject of an illustrated talk at the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities on 13 September.


48 Hour Hackathon Challenge Team 1

06 September 2019

Ideas to use more detailed customer segments and profiles to improve parking options have taken the top spots this evening after a 48 hour data hackathon held at the airport.


Women of influence_nws

06 September 2019

Congratulations to all finalists of the 2019 Women of Influence Awards hosted by Stuff and Westpac. We're proud to see nine members of our UC whānau recognised amongst such high calibre female leaders.


Science

04 September 2019

In a new paper, published today by Royal Society Open Science, University of Canterbury (UC) researchers looked into decades of research from 28 scientific societies in four countries covering five science disciplines and found the science gender gap is real. The data shows: Science is sexist.


Professor Cheryl de la Rey, University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whak

04 September 2019

UC recognises the School Strike 4 Climate NZ event on Friday 27 September, which is the third such protest this year.


Muthukrishnan

03 September 2019

A University of Canterbury student spent an American summer researching how insurgents in Afghanistan modify their terrorism techniques.


Darling

03 September 2019

The results from a University of Canterbury (UC) study into the longer term effects of micronutrients on ADHD symptoms in children have been published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.


WILB_NWS

29 August 2019

Canterbury’s emerging young women leaders gathered at University of Canterbury (UC) yesterday to learn from inspiring alumnae and discuss the opportunities available to women at UC.


UC NEWS logo

29 August 2019

An update from our Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor


weka

28 August 2019

Weka are often portrayed as little more than sandwich-stealing scallywags. However, a new study by University of Canterbury and Department of Conservation researchers has found that these charismatic birds also perform important services for Aotearoa New Zealand forests.


Research_funding_NWS

27 August 2019

The University of Canterbury is investing $2.6 million in cutting edge new research equipment which will strengthen research and teaching excellence in diverse fields, including biomedicine, engineering, drug design, and nanotechnology.


Chalky_Carr_NWS

27 August 2019

The Chalky Carr Trust has announced a project supporting those bound together by cancer. The Chalky Carr Trust Patron, Gemma McCaw, announced the inaugural recipient of the Chalky Carr Trust Scholarship. University of Canterbury first-year Bachelor of Criminal Justice student Mario Williams has been presented with the first Chalky Carr Trust Scholarship at an official ceremony, in front of family and friends of Chalky Carr.


UC Business School MYOB

26 August 2019

MYOB announced the University of Canterbury Business School as the recipient of the Education Partner of the Year at its 11th annual Australia and New Zealand Partner Connect Gala Dinner on 23 August in Melbourne.


Julia Rucklidge news image

22 August 2019

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who took micronutrients had lower levels of a bacteria linked to the psychological disorder, and a healthier range of bugs in their gut overall, new research shows.


UCM2018_NWS_block

22 August 2019

New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon plans to take motorsport into the future developing a world-first electric rally car. Paddon publicly announced the electric rally car project yesterday, with the University of Canterbury as a technical partner.


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