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10 June 2019

A 23-year-old Commerce graduate may be the youngest woman to have earned her doctorate in the University of Canterbury’s almost 150-year history.


Sumner

07 June 2019

Improving how residents respond to future tsunami warnings in Sumner is at the forefront of work by a team including disaster resilience experts from the University of Canterbury (UC).


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06 June 2019

University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


Vivian Ye

06 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) is lighting up its fire engineering research and looking forward to closer collaboration with the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) when the new fire station and research facility opens next door to the University’s Ilam campus.


Prof Laura Justice

05 June 2019

Interacting with adults is necessary for young brains to fully develop, however childhood education experts in the United States of America have found that under-fives need far more “back and forth” interaction than previously thought.


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04 June 2019

Discussing a very different kind of string theory, a visiting French expert in ethnomathematics is giving a free public talk at the University of Canterbury on how diverse traditional island communities use maths principles in their cultural activities, from weaving and string games to design, ritual and construction.


Haere-roa

31 May 2019

Ahead of Haere-roa’s July opening, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel and fellow regional councillors were given a tour of the new student building on Ilam campus.


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30 May 2019

Former University of Canterbury staff member Maureen Ahern has bequeathed 12 Roman and Judaean coins to the UC Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, located in the Christchurch Arts Centre.


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29 May 2019

Tuafale Tanoa’i is the 2019 Pacific Artist in Residence at the University of Canterbury: “It’s my first time living in Christchurch and I’m looking forward to meeting new communities here, exploring issues and capturing commentary with still and moving images while at UC for the next three months.”


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28 May 2019

Where would actors, authors, artists and musicians be without expert critics? But is traditional criticism even relevant in the digital age when opinions and platforms proliferate? To find out, spend an evening with three practising critics discussing what reviewers in New Zealand do, what deserves their time and opinion, and how to foster new critics and artists.


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