Robocup_NWS

10 July 2019

The University of Canterbury team, ‘Electric Sheep’, was the only New Zealand team to compete and qualify at the international RoboCup 2019 competition, in Sydney, Australia, recently.


Markus Milne 2

09 July 2019

An accounting professor’s boyhood love of the outdoors has inspired 30 years of research into the social and environmental impacts of organisations, and how they account for and communicate those impacts.


Girish_NWS

08 July 2019

New research shows that international visitors to New Zealand value sustainability and protecting the environment but there are gaps and opportunities for local tourism service providers to do more to promote eco-friendly practices.


Michaela Balzarova

05 July 2019

Adapting new data technologies may lead to fairer food prices for consumers and producers, by increasing transparency.


Michael Plank

05 July 2019

A more balanced approach to harvesting fish could slow down fisheries-induced evolution and result in other conservation benefits, according to collaborative research from UC’s School of Mathematics and Statistics.


AlexYip_NWS

04 July 2019

An ingenious new solution being engineered at the University of Canterbury (UC) aims to turn food waste into valuable chemical components that could be used to make bioplastics.


(from left) Vice-Chancellor Professor Cheryl de la Rey with Teaching Award 2019

03 July 2019

Infectious enthusiasm for their subject, extensive expertise and engaging teaching methods marked out three University of Canterbury (UC) academics for special recognition on 1 July.


Conor Clarke

03 July 2019

Ground Water Mirror, on display in the Ilam gallery at the University of Canterbury (UC) School of Fine Arts until 19 July, features work by UC’s new photography lecturer Conor Clarke.


MtJohnnight_NWS

02 July 2019

An $11m fully immersive dark sky experience is now open to the public in Takapō (Tekapo). Dark Sky Project, formerly Earth & Sky, has opened the doors to its new 1140sqm building on the Takapō lakefront. The centre will be the departure point for the astro-tourism business’s outdoor, evening stargazing experiences at the University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory.


Elizabeth Hopkins

02 July 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) Research and Innovation Commercial Director Elizabeth Hopkins is one of two new appointments to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise (MBIE) Science Board, announced today by Minister of Research, Science and Innovation Hon Dr Megan Woods.


David Leung

01 July 2019

Associate Professor David Leung’s biodegradable coating can help achieve food security in an environmentally friendly and consumer-conscious way.


POLS_NEWS

01 July 2019

Politically minded Master’s students from the University of Canterbury have spent two enlightening days at Parliament.


Kirsty Dunn

28 June 2019

The first conference of the Australasian Animal Studies Association to be held in New Zealand takes place in Christchurch this week, following a successful bid from UC’s New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies (NZCHAS) and TourismNZ.


Shanelle Dyer

27 June 2019

A Master of Geography student at University of Canterbury (UC) is one of four postgraduate students from across New Zealand to receive the NZ Post Antarctic Scholarship 2019.


Amelia Dewhurst

27 June 2019

A sustainable, clean, green future for Aotearoa New Zealand is achievable, say two University of Canterbury (UC) students who helped organise this weekend’s Climate Challenge Conference.


Sarah Lovell

25 June 2019

Changes in food production have been shown to affect community capacity in the small town of Mataura, Aotearoa New Zealand.


Kirsty Dunn

25 June 2019

Gathering together many different perspectives on kaupapa Māori veganism or plant-based kai and ethics is just a starting point for University of Canterbury Ngata Centenary Doctoral Scholar Kirsty Dunn.


Hipkins_NWS

24 June 2019

The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins officially opened the University of Canterbury’s award-winning Rehua building on Tuesday 25 June. Rehua brings the College of Education, Health and Human Development from the University’s Dovedale campus to the central Ilam campus for the first time, joined by the UC Business School’s UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE), and MBA and Business Taught Masters programmes.


JulianKing_NWS_block

20 June 2019

The European Union’s Commissioner for the Security Union, Sir Julian Beresford King KCVO CMG, will present the annual National Centre for Research on Europe’s (NCRE) prestigious Europa Lecture at the University of Canterbury on Thursday 27 June. He will be speaking about ‘The Christchurch Call – bringing the conversation home’, along with New Zealand MPs Golriz Ghahraman and Gerry Brownlee.


Waimak braids

19 June 2019

International experts, led by a Canterbury ecologist, are calling for urgent global change to how the world’s rivers are managed and modelled.


Cheryl de la Rey

19 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) has continued to prove its international position, improving four places to 227th in the latest QS World University Rankings.


Rehua building

18 June 2019

The University of Canterbury’s new Ernest Rutherford and Rehua buildings were recognised in two building awards this month.


AbbasNazari_NWS

17 June 2019

Three exceptional University of Canterbury graduates have received prestigious 2019 Fulbright Awards to study postgraduate degrees in the United States in an awards presentation ceremony in Wellington.


The Trading Room

14 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) Business School has achieved EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation.


Pompeii_NWS_block

13 June 2019

What do we know about the Romans and sex? How prevalent was adultery? What do we know about Roman prostitution? And what can we say about the erotic images found in Pompeii and Herculaneum? In this free public (R18) talk we go under the proverbial covers to discuss Roman sexuality.


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