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NewChinaEyewitness

04 December 2017

Colourful eyewitness accounts in a new book from Canterbury University Press bring to life the fascinating story of how Canterbury Museum came to acquire the largest collection of Chinese art in New Zealand after a group of prominent New Zealanders visited the People’s Republic of China in 1956.


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01 December 2017

A book launch of Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction edited by University of Canterbury criminologists Dr Jarrod Gilbert and Professor Greg Newbold, will include a panel discussion with six leading experts on the biggest challenges facing New Zealand's criminal justice system.


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01 December 2017

The Canterbury Waterway Rehabilitation Experiment (CAREX), of the University of Canterbury’s School of Biological Sciences, has been recognised for improving freshwater biodiversity and ecosystem health in agricultural waterways with a prestigious award.


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30 November 2017

A University of Canterbury infrastructure engineering programme, which aims to transform the New Zealand construction industry into a world-leader, is set to benefit in this year’s MBIE Partnerships Scheme investment funding round to the tune of $12 million.


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28 November 2017

This summer, visitors to the University of Canterbury’s Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities can explore history through archaeology in the new exhibition, Buried Treasure.


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24 November 2017

A group of University of Canterbury alumni aiming to launch a game-changing cosmetics brand to benefit charity has blitzed its Kickstarter fundraising target.


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24 November 2017

University of Canterbury Pasifika Education specialist Tufulasi Taleni has been awarded the 2017 NZARE Rae Munro Award for excellence for his Master’s thesis – the first Pasifika researcher to receive the award.


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23 November 2017

University of Canterbury Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics Jack Heinemann discusses his latest research which shows that the ingredients in commonly-used weed killers, like Round-up and Kamba, can cause bacteria to become less susceptible to antibiotics.


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22 November 2017

As artist Len Lye’s legend grows both internationally and domestically, a new book of critical essays shines light on the life, career and art of the outstanding New Zealand-born artist.


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21 November 2017

University of Canterbury Engineering student Pang Suwanaposee is heading to South Korea this summer as Asia New Zealand Foundation's first business intern to that country.


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