News archive 2016

Brandy Alger, project lead of Resilient and Sustainable Pop-Up Housing

07 July 2016

UC has won funding for two projects that aim to bring science and technology to young people and local communities.

UC research funded in Deep South Science Challenge

05 July 2016

UC researchers have been funded $450,000 for new scientific research to help better understand our future climate as part of the government's Deep South Science Challenge.

UC engineer wins KiwiNet emerging innovator award

01 July 2016

A University of Canterbury academic has jointly won the emerging innovator award at the 2016 KiwiNet Awards that showcase the clever science driving business innovation.

UC marks 20th anniversary of anti-nuclear judgment

30 June 2016

The University of Canterbury joins the Disarmament & Security Centre marking 20 years since a historic judgment by the International Court of Justice on nuclear weapons.

UC engineer brings artist's work to life

29 June 2016

UC engineer Dr Alex O'Keefe is bringing to life an artwork designed by Len Lye, the late Christchurch artist known for his kinetic sculptures.

Beyond lie detectors: 'The brain does not lie'

29 June 2016

What if we had the technology to read your mind? UC's Law School is leading a project to investigate the forensic potential of brain scanning technology.

UC students recognised at inaugural Youth Awards

28 June 2016

Four UC students have won awards for their youth advocacy work, including Josiah Tualamali'i who won the Supreme Youth Award at the inaugural Canterbury Youth Awards.

UC graduates win Fulbright Awards

28 June 2016

University of Canterbury graduates will receive their Fulbright certificates at an awards ceremony at Parliament tonight.

Finding sustainable solutions for NZ forestry

27 June 2016

An innovative team at the University of Canterbury's School of Forestry is working to find a solution to a key challenge facing New Zealand's forestry industry.

New engineering diploma has humanitarian focus

24 June 2016

Learning how to apply analytical and problem solving skills to create a better world is the goal of UC's new Diploma in Global Humanitarian Engineering (DipGlobalHumanEng).

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