News archive 2015

University announces partnership with the SVA

25 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has today announced a key partnership with the Student Volunteer Army (SVA).

World authority on digital humanitarian issues

25 March 2015

A world authority on digital humanitarian issues says lifeline organisations get overwhelmed by the overflow of information generated during and after disasters.

Poor memory in teenagers with brain injury

24 March 2015

Teenagers who have suffered traumatic brain injury do not retain information as well as others and it can affect their studying, work life and friendships.

Sport coaching gaining wide appeal at UC

24 March 2015

Sport coaching is gaining wide appeal at the University of Canterbury because the degree is providing graduates with excellent jobs, an expert sports researcher says.

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23 March 2015

Work has begun on preparing a site on Waimairi Road to build a 60-bed student accommodation block as an extension of the Bishop Julius hall of residence at UC.

UC RSIC contract awarded

23 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has agreed to award a contract to Fletcher Construction to carry out the construction of stage one of its Regional Science and Innovation Centre.

Students raise near $6000 going Two Weeks Without

18 March 2015

University of Canterbury students have gone Two Weeks Without raising a grand total of $5733 for Christchurch charities.

Whitebait on the move

16 March 2015

The Canterbury earthquakes devastated the lower reaches of the Heathcote River / Ōpāwaho and its mouth at the Avon-Heathcote estuary.

UC Turing expert wins international award

16 March 2015

UC's Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Jack Copeland, has just been named 2016 winner of the Covey Award by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy.

Recognising risks to better protect children

16 March 2015

Providing a safe environment for children in disaster-prone countries is as much about understanding the risks associated with a disaster.

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