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09 May 2019

Innovation is good for the world, and University of Canterbury (UC) researchers will explain how their innovative technological solutions are making a difference – from Antarctica to Africa – during Techweek on 22 and 23 May.


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06 May 2019

In this upcoming free public lecture, in conjunction with TechWeek19, University of Canterbury mechanical and biomedical engineer, Senior Lecturer Dr Deborah Munro, will talk about her work designing everything from robotic dinosaurs to orthopaedic implants and prostheses, and also how studying natural movement informed her best solutions.


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03 May 2019

Octophonic compositions? They are eight-channel electronic music works that are best performed in 8.1 channel surround sound for a truly immersive experience, explains University of Canterbury School of Music senior lecturer Reuben de Lautour.


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02 May 2019

University of Canterbury Professor Letitia Fickel, who is the Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Education, Health & Human Development, says she is pleased the Education Minister is responding to the national need to prepare the next generation of teachers for Aotearoa New Zealand schools.


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02 May 2019

UC Aerospace, a team of University of Canterbury students, has returned from competing in the inaugural Australian Universities Rocket Competition, the only New Zealand team competing against 19 Australian university teams.


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02 May 2019

A University of Canterbury public talk – The Collapse of Morandi Bridge – presented by UC Engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo, explores the background and design philosophy of the designer Riccardo Morandi, overviews the construction and design of the Genoa bridge and highlights the possible causes of the collapse.


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30 April 2019

UC continues to produce top quality research despite challenges resulting from the Canterbury earthquakes.


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18 April 2019

UC returned to the newly reopened Christchurch Town Hall this week for the first time since the 2010/11 earthquakes, to celebrate the graduation of 1109 graduands over three ceremonies.


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18 April 2019

The University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr is to become a Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), for his exceptional contributions to science, placing him among the world’s most eminent scientists.


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17 April 2019

A century ago, two New Zealand-Chinese, University of Canterbury engineering brothers, turned ANZAC soldiers, left their ground-breaking legacy for generations to come.


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16 April 2019

An evolving archive of Christchurch community images captures everyday life in an urban landscape for future generations. With a strong focus on human interactions, the Christchurch Documentary Project is a collaboration between Christchurch City Libraries (CCL) and the University of Canterbury’s (UC) School of Fine Arts.


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15 April 2019

The English editor and publisher who discovered some of the greatest writers of our times, including Salman Rushdie, Julian Barnes and Anita Brookner, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) by the University of Canterbury at the University’s Arts and Science graduation ceremony.


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11 April 2019

Astronomers have captured the first image of a black hole, heralding a revolution in our understanding of the universe’s most enigmatic objects, and proving the University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr’s 56-year-old solution correct.


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08 April 2019

A new book published by Canterbury University Press brings to life a crucial period in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand, when European settlers were mixing with Māori people, and gives compelling insight into Māori customs, values and beliefs of the time from a French perspective.


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04 April 2019

A new book by a University of Canterbury academic explores the role that dogs and other companion animals play in women’s recovery from abuse, and the impacts on the animals themselves.


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03 April 2019

The ancient Greeks and Romans were obsessed with food. For most, food was a matter of daily survival. However, for the fortunate few, food was a matter of status and a way of expressing their superior tastes or lifestyles. The new exhibition at the University of Canterbury’s Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities focuses on food in the ancient world.


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01 April 2019

Robotic retailers, traveling by virtual reality, and pilotless planes are just some of the ideas that University of Canterbury students had for how digital disruption and emerging technologies will impact the future of travel.


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01 April 2019

University of Canterbury researchers are launching a community storytelling project about the residential red zone.


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01 April 2019

A project harnessing data to help athletes perform better and reduce injury has won Engineering New Zealand’s 2019 Student Innovator award.


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26 March 2019

A University of Canterbury engineer’s work on liquefaction-induced land damage following the Canterbury earthquakes has been awarded a prestigious international engineering award.


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20 March 2019

The University of Canterbury community held a vigil on Monday 18 March – Band Together – a stand of solidarity and inclusiveness to support our Muslim students and staff.


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17 March 2019

The University of Canterbury extends solidarity and support to our community.


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16 March 2019

Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui | Be strong, be brave, be steadfast


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15 March 2019

The University of Canterbury community is shocked and saddened at the horrific incidents that have unfolded in Christchurch today. Our thoughts are with all those affected and their loved ones.


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15 March 2019

A University of Canterbury scientist is using Kiwi technology in her Antarctic research to capture fascinating footage of life beneath the surface in McMurdo Sound.


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