News archive 2017
09 May 2017
Can the huia escape the re-extinction vortex? The perils of resurrecting extinct species, such as the moa or huia, are discussed in a new paper led by University of Canterbury conservation geneticist Dr Tammy Steeves.
03 May 2017
Professor Rick Millane is one of an international team of researchers that has been awarded a NZ$2 million research grant by the Human Frontier Science Program to develop a novel method for imaging individual biomolecules with atomic resolution.
02 May 2017
The University of Canterbury has announced a state-of-the-art building in the new Science precinct that will push the boundaries of multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.
28 April 2017
Research on early detection of wear and tear of hip joint implants is set to make significant new progress.
24 April 2017
University of Canterbury (UC) research is paving the way towards improved accuracy in risk assessment and better informed treatment approaches to ultimately contribute to reducing harmful sexual behaviour in the community.
21 April 2017
Asia’s largest airline has joined the University of Canterbury (UC) in a new partnership which will benefit Tekapo and the Mackenzie District.
20 April 2017
Forensic brainwave analysis – or “brain fingerprinting” – could add a revolutionary new dimension to criminal investigations in New Zealand, a NZ Law Foundation-backed research project led by the University of Canterbury has found.
13 April 2017
The University of Canterbury’s College of Science Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Wendy Lawson has won the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards Professional of the Year 2016 award.
12 April 2017
University of Canterbury student Wesley Mauafu is the recipient of a 2017 New Zealand Youth Award.
10 April 2017
The University of Canterbury will award honorary doctorates in its upcoming April Graduation ceremonies to three illustrious alumni who have made a difference locally and globally.