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UC student awarded major scholarship

03 October 2011

University of Canterbury science student Kane O'Donnell is heading to the United Kingdom next year after receiving a prestigious Woolf Fisher Scholarship.

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30 September 2011

Since its beginnings over 130 years ago the University of Canterbury has valued the support given by external funders who have offered financial assistance to many of its students. This week sponsors of academic scholarships were acknowledged by the University for their contributions.

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30 September 2011

Awesome experiments, robot displays, microscopic gold panning and the biggest bouncy castle in the South Island are just some of the features of the University of Canterbury's Community Open Day tomorrow (1 October).

UC professor named a James Cook Research Fellow

29 September 2011

Professor Rick Millane (Electrical and Computer Engineering) has been awarded a prestigious James Cook Research Fellowship, valued at $220,000 over two years.

UC innovator receives inaugural medal

29 September 2011

The recipient of the UC Innovation Medal for 2010 is Associate Professor Keith Alexander.

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28 September 2011

A frank and witty portrait of a life well lived, of the Canterbury province and its university, and of New Zealand over the last eight decades, will be launched by Canterbury University Press this week.

UC receives award for emergency management programme

27 September 2011

The University of Canterbury has received recognition for its emergency management programme.

Beca rewards young UC engineers

26 September 2011

Overcoming earthquake-related disruption has led to seven engineering students from the University of Canterbury to be recognised with 2011 Beca Engineering in Society Scholarships.

UC community engagement awards recognise outstanding contribution

23 September 2011

The Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key is guest of honour at the inaugural UC Community Engagement Awards being held today at the University of Canterbury to recognise 30 people's post-earthquake service efforts.

Human-animal research showcased

23 September 2011

Addressing animal abuse and the effectiveness of animal assisted therapy were just two of the research projects showcased at a human-animal studies symposium held at the University of Canterbury this week.

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