News archive 2016

UC students learn from earthquake rebuild site

28 April 2016

More than 100 budding engineers have been learning about the Christchurch rebuild first-hand in collaboration with industry in a visit to a central city rebuild site.

UC student wins $50,000 Proof of Concept grant

27 April 2016

A UC student has won the inaugural Canterbury Proof of Concept Grant, with the money set to help commercialise his ground-breaking initiative around electrical filters.

UC institute to build NZ geospatial future

26 April 2016

A new Geospatial Research Institute at UC is expected to add significant value to existing private and public investment in spatial data acquisition, application nand research

UC welcomes new Engineering Geology lectureship

22 April 2016

UC has signed a partnership with geotechnical engineering firm Pells Sullivan Meynink to sponsor a new senior lecturer position in Engineering Geology.

UC plants historic Gallipoli pine on Anzac Day

21 April 2016

The University of Canterbury is marking the Anzac Day centenary with the planting of a seedling from the original Gallipoli Lone Pine on Anzac Day.

Prince Harry backs UC SVA's call to serve NZ

20 April 2016

UC SVA's Serve for NZ concept encouraging people to do meaningful acts of service on days of national significance has royal support.

Old Chemistry Building

19 April 2016

UC has received a substantial donation to support the relocation of Music Performance, Classics and the James Logie Collection of antiquities to the Arts Centre.

Spinal cord injury researcher seeks volunteers

18 April 2016

A University of Canterbury researcher wants to give people with spinal cord injuries the chance to improve their balance and ease of movement.

Teenagers learn to electrify their future at UC

15 April 2016

It actually is rocket science. High-school students interested in robotics, renewable energy, nanotechnology, rocketry and smart devices get first-hand experience at UC.

UC promotes world-class earthquake engineering

15 April 2016

The University of Canterbury has just opened a newly constructed high-end test hall that will place the University on the world stage for earthquake engineering research.

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