News archive 2013


UC journalism students to tackle cultural issues

19 August 2013

The University of Canterbury (UC) is launching a joint New Zealand-European programme on journalism to tackle cultural misunderstanding and prejudice.


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16 August 2013

A linguistics PhD student studying English accents in non-native speakers has earned $5000 for winning UC's fourth annual Thesis in Three annual event.


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16 August 2013

The 2010 and 2011 quakes in ChCh illustrate why local awareness of potential coastal interactions is essential for planning responses to a range of hazards, says UC expert.


Are the All Blacks ruining rugby in NZ?

15 August 2013

A University of Canterbury sociology expert is questioning whether the All Blacks are ruining rugby in New Zealand.


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15 August 2013

A University of Canterbury expert believes sex offenders can be effectively rehabilitated.


Student to take up Rhodes scholarship

14 August 2013

Christchurch physics and maths student James Bonifacio heads to Oxford next month as the University of Canterbury's latest Rhodes Scholar.


New Zealand's biggest bridge testing at UC

14 August 2013

New Zealand's biggest testing of a concrete bridge will take place at the University of Canterbury over the next two days.


UC exhibition to show transformation of East

13 August 2013

A major University of Canterbury exhibition, Thx 4 the Memories, featuring the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes will open in the city next week.


Past to shed light on Antarctic weather patterns

12 August 2013

To better predict future Antarctic weather trends, a University of Canterbury researcher is seeking to understand the polar region's past icy conditions.


Reading Recovery doesn't lead to underachievement

12 August 2013

A University of Canterbury education professor says Reading Recovery is not responsible for the lack of change in the long tail of underachievement in New Zealand school kids.