News archive 2013


UC researchers receive $800,000 for research

03 October 2013

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have each received $800,000 of Rutherford Discovery Fellowship funding over five years to further their research.


Iconic bridge building judgement day next week

03 October 2013

Bridge building has been one of the litmus tests for second year University of Canterbury civil engineering students for nearly 20 years.


Consider implications before move, says researcher

03 October 2013

New Zealanders looking to move to Australia should consider many implications before they take the plunge, a University of Canterbury researcher says.


UC engineering academics receive Innovation Medal

03 October 2013

Three engineers have been recognised by the University of Canterbury (UC) for their efforts in playing a significant part in the rebuild of Christchurch.


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02 October 2013

A visiting cardiologist will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) next week.


UC commerce student produces app to help business

02 October 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) commerce and law student has produced an app that will help businesses seeking suggestions from customers.


UC students transform part of CBD

01 October 2013

More than 60 University of Canterbury (UC) students transformed a central part of inner city Christchurch at the weekend into four different activities on one site


American astronaut to speak at UC next week

30 September 2013

An American astronaut will be the key speaker at the first New Zealand Starlight Festival in Tekapo and at the University of Canterbury (UC) next week.


UC award-winning author begins work on second book

30 September 2013

University of Canterbury gang lecturer and award-winning author Dr Jarrod Gilbert today announced he is beginning work on his second book, looking at murders in New Zealand.


UC researchers investigating flooding risks

30 September 2013

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are investigating how the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes have increased flooding risks in the greater Christchurch area.