News archive 2014

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21 August 2014

A Sydney expert will give a public talk at the University of Canterbury next month on the science of giving, economics and improving blood supply.

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20 August 2014

Chemistry student Anna Farquhar who has researched the energy storage potential of thin sheeted carbon graphene, last night won the UC's fifth annual thesis in three event.

Growing numbers of Chinese tourists in Canterbury

20 August 2014

As Canterbury recovers and rebuilds, more and more Chinese are heading to the region as tourists, students, and migrants, a UC PhD postgraduate student says.

Finalists named in UC's Entre phone app challenge

20 August 2014

An app to help children with their speech and a number of others have made it into the finals of the University of Canterbury's annual phone app competition.

Student bridge building competition

19 August 2014

Hundreds of people attended UC's annual student bridge building competition, civil engineering's event of the year, which was held on campus recently.

Global importance of Antarctica

18 August 2014

The global importance of Antarctica to New Zealand cannot be underestimated, University of Canterbury's Gateway Antarctica researcher Dr Daniela Liggett says.

Canterbury student to launch young voters' app

18 August 2014

A University of Canterbury commerce and law student, who produced a website to help young voters in next month's elections, will next week launch a mobile app.

The haka benefits the All Blacks on and off field

15 August 2014

Former All Black rugby player Dallas Seymour says using the haka as a form of pre-match expression benefits the All Blacks, on and off the field.

Research into feasibility of free bus services

14 August 2014

University of Canterbury honours students are investigating the feasibility of free bus services for students in Christchurch.

Nees appointed Canterbury's architect in residence

13 August 2014

The University of Canterbury has appointed Christchurch architect Tim Nees as the inaugural Architect in Residence within its College of Engineering.