News archive 2013

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23 August 2013

Three computer science students from UC have been awarded Orion Health Computer Science Scholarships which will see them gain valuable workplace experience while they study.

More school students attracted to computer science

23 August 2013

New Zealand school students, who traditionally aspired to be All Blacks, doctors or lawyers, are becoming more attracted to computer science, a UC expert says.

Academic's novel hits the stage

23 August 2013

UC's Professor Patrick Evans (Humanities) has written a play about one of New Zealand's most iconic writers - Janet Frame.

Tokyo river research has lessons for NZ

23 August 2013

A University of Canterbury senior hazards lecturer believes Christchurch and Wellington can benefit from his research on river channels in Japan.

UC graduate and entrepreneur in NZ finals

23 August 2013

UC graduate, New York-based Guy Horrocks, co-founder of iPhone app company, Polar Bear Farm, is a finalist in the annual Ernest & Young NZ entrepreneur of the year awards.

Chch could be state-of-the-art cycle-friendly city

22 August 2013

A University of Canterbury transport expert believes Christchurch could become a state of the art cycle-friendly city.

SVA now sustainably serving the community

21 August 2013

The University of Canterbury's Student Volunteer Army (SVA) has successfully switched from helping out after earthquakes to sustainably serving the community, SVA president.

Student developing detector for radiation therapy

20 August 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate medical physics student is developing a new detector for radiation therapy, which is one of the primary ways of treating cancer.

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20 August 2013

UC academics have joined an international network that has developed and tested a model of user driven health care to help patients in isolated rural areas.

New Orleans expert the key speaker at UC summit

19 August 2013

Vincent Ilustre, from Tulane University's Centre for Public Service in New Orleans, will be the keynote speaker at the first NZ Tertiary Community Engagement Summit at UC.