News archive 2015

Cycling from the Pole to Paris for climate change

17 April 2015

A UC postgraduate student is cycling from the Pole to Paris in time for a United Nations meeting to negotiate a climate deal at the 21st Congress of the Parties in December.

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16 April 2015

A University of Canterbury researcher who graduates with her PhD this week has been examining how one in six New Zealanders live with chronic pain.

Research funding to help Kaikōura's fishery

16 April 2015

Two UC researchers have received about $100,000 of government funding to collect information about the state of customary fisheries along the Kaikōura coastline.

Graduate had research approved just before quakes

15 April 2015

A University of Canterbury Māori doctoral student who graduates today had her research approved by the University 20 minutes before the February 2011 earthquake hit.

Students should engage with their communities

14 April 2015

University students should engage with their communities as part of the learning process when they get their degrees, UC's Associate Professor Billy O'Steen says.

Smudge founder makes award finals

13 April 2015

Smudge mobile app designer and University of Canterbury graduate Reuben Bijl is one of five finalists in the Young Achiever category of the New Zealand Hi Tech Awards.

Rose Centre officially opens this week

08 April 2015

The University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research will be officially opened at Christchurch's St George's Hospital on Friday.

Canterbury wins the new University Challenge

08 April 2015

The University of Canterbury has won the new University Challenge television quiz series.

Lone Pine seedlings to mark the 100th anniversary

08 April 2015

Three Turkish red pine seedlings from the original Lone Pine at Gallipoli will be planted around Christchurch on April 25 to commemorate the 100th Anzac Day anniversary.

Researchers helping to reduce traffic jams

02 April 2015

New Zealand motorists are contributing to traffic snarl-ups by responding too late to warnings of approaching congestions, a UC transport research expert says.

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