News archive 2015


Asian disaster management learn from earthquakes

06 March 2015

A group of South East Asian disaster management specialists will be in New Zealand later this month taking part in training hosted by the UC's UCR3.


National Park mountain named after UC lecturer

06 March 2015

A prominent mountain in Arthur's Pass National Park has been named after Charles Foweraker, a lecturer in charge of the University's first Forestry School at UC.


Law students help fight miscarriages of justice

05 March 2015

University of Canterbury law students are involved in a number of legal fights, the university's Dean of Law, Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says.


Are NZ women on equal job footing with men?

05 March 2015

Today many consider that women in New Zealand and in other industrialised countries are competing on equal footing with men on the job market.


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04 March 2015

The Privy Council's upholding of the Teina Pora appeal is further evidence NZ needs a Criminal Cases Review Panel, says the Dean of UC's School of Law.


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04 March 2015

A NIWA scientist undertaking doctoral research at the University of Canterbury has been exploring how carbon dioxide can improve the quality of wastewater.


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02 March 2015

A UC research project has explored the different visions among rugby coaches from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and investigated how they foster players.


Students' mental health in Karachi studied

02 March 2015

A PhD student at the University of Canterbury is investigating factors impacting on university students' mental health in Karachi, Pakistan.


UC students launch Two Weeks Without

27 February 2015

Two University of Canterbury students have created an amazing scheme - Two Weeks Without - to support charities.


History of adult education movement revealed

26 February 2015

A book celebrating 100 years of the iconic Canterbury Workers' Educational Association (CWEA) has been released by Canterbury University Press.


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