News archive 2017
21 February 2017
Are all of us essentially geniuses at maths, even if we didn't do well at maths in school? University of Canterbury psychologists plan to find out.
20 February 2017
UC researchers are working on a revolutionary drug-targeting system that could be used to treat a range of fatal, inherited diseases caused by genetic enzyme deficiencies.
16 February 2017
On Orientation Day, University of Canterbury students will enter one of New Zealand's most modern and exciting education facilities for the first time.
15 February 2017
What makes diverse plant communities like New Zealand's iconic grasslands tick? What allows so many competing species to co-exist? UC scientists are working to find out.
14 February 2017
UC Professor Steven Ratuva has won a prestigious Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship to carry out research as a visiting professor in the United States.
09 February 2017
UC researchers are working with Japanese colleagues to develop technologies to enable swarms of drones to locate and triage people hit by natural disasters.
08 February 2017
UC glaciologist Dr Wolfgang Rack is leading the world's first EM-bird measurement of sea-ice thickness, using a 75-year-old aircraft in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.
03 February 2017
It is rare for an economics text to become a best-seller, but when it was first published in 2009, Professor Tim Jackson's Prosperity Without Growth did just that.
25 January 2017
Traditional or contemporary Pacific artists can apply now to develop new directions in their artistic practice through an art residency at UC.
23 January 2017
The UC team has won New Zealand academia's top trivia quiz show, University Challenge for the second year since the show returned to New Zealand screens in 2014.