News archive 2016

E-Learning expert welcomes COOL change

26 August 2016

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Niki Davis says that virtual schooling - Communities of Online Learning (COOL) - for school students is inevitable.

UC announces half-year result

26 August 2016

The University of Canterbury's six-monthly result to the end of June shows continued steady financial performance.

Is New Zealand food safe? A toxicologist's view

24 August 2016

In his upcoming UC Connect public talk, Professor of Toxicology Ian Shaw will explore New Zealand food safety from a toxicologist's perspective.

UC Forestry academic wins international award

23 August 2016

Dr Justin Morgenroth, senior lecturer in the New Zealand School of Forestry at University of Canterbury, has been awarded the 2016 Early Career Scientist Award by ISA.

UC Connect: Riding the exponential wave of change

22 August 2016

In a UC Connect public lecture, Singularity University's New Zealand Ambassador will look at the dramatic implications of exponential technologies.

UC researcher closer to her NASA astronaut dream

18 August 2016

Dr Sarah Kessans, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Canterbury, is in the top 1% of applicants shortlisted by NASA to become an astronaut.

Didymo directly affects freshwater fish: new study

16 August 2016

A new study by University of Canterbury researchers has shown that the invasive freshwater algae didymo is having a significant impact on fish in our rivers and streams.

1950s New Zealand captured in flash fiction

16 August 2016

A new work of flash fiction from prize-winning writer Frankie McMillan, published by Canterbury University Press, provides an intriguing evocation of 1950s New Zealand.

Capacity crowds for UC Connect public lectures

15 August 2016

Two public talks at the University of Canterbury will have capacity audiences after both of tomorrow's UC Connect lectures sold out of tickets early.

UC alumni represent NZ at Rio Olympics 2016

11 August 2016

The University of Canterbury is proud to be associated with the New Zealand Olympic team, with 14 past or present students competing in the Rio Games.

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