News archive 2014

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18 July 2014

An ancient Greek mug, dated about 330-320BC, has been gifted to the University of Canterbury's James Logie Memorial Collection.

Christchurch Art Show win for UC student

18 July 2014

UC Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours student Stephanie McEwin is celebrating after recently winning first prize at the inaugural Christchurch Art Show.

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18 July 2014

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating a brain protein which may impact on the memory of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Tampa boat refugee to give public lecture at UC

17 July 2014

Nearly 13 years ago, the Norwegian freighter Tampa rescued about 430 people, mainly Afghans and Iraqis, from a sinking fishing vessel off Australia.

Underwater vehicle to be used to measure sea ice

16 July 2014

A UC scientist is measuring the thickness and biological productivity of Antarctic sea ice using a remote underwater vehicle to understand its role in oc

Hurring heading to the women's Rugby World Cup

15 July 2014

New Zealand rugby player Haile Hurring heads to the World Cup in Paris with one eye on the rugby pitch and the other on her text books.

Canterbury research into clean-up plans wins

14 July 2014

A UC geological sciences postgraduate has won a competition about communicating his thesis investigating the clean-up work required after an Auckland volcanic eruption.

Canterbury professor recognised for his work

14 July 2014

UC's Professor Mike Steel, who is using mathematics to help biologists discover more about the evolution of life, has been recognised for his work with UC's Research Medal.

Canterbury students develop a personal robot

11 July 2014

A group of University of Canterbury students are developing a personal robot with the aim of bringing robotics to people to improve quality of life.

Adelaide engineering students to visit UC

09 July 2014

Forty three final year engineering students from the University of Adelaide will spend two weeks in Christchurch, based at the University of Canterbury.