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02 May 2019

UC Aerospace, a team of University of Canterbury students, has returned from competing in the inaugural Australian Universities Rocket Competition, the only New Zealand team competing against 19 Australian university teams.


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02 May 2019

A University of Canterbury public talk – The Collapse of Morandi Bridge – presented by UC Engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo, explores the background and design philosophy of the designer Riccardo Morandi, overviews the construction and design of the Genoa bridge and highlights the possible causes of the collapse.


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30 April 2019

UC continues to produce top quality research despite challenges resulting from the Canterbury earthquakes.


Graduation

18 April 2019

UC returned to the newly reopened Christchurch Town Hall this week for the first time since the 2010/11 earthquakes, to celebrate the graduation of 1109 graduands over three ceremonies.


Roy Kerr

18 April 2019

The University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr is to become a Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), for his exceptional contributions to science, placing him among the world’s most eminent scientists.


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17 April 2019

A century ago, two New Zealand-Chinese, University of Canterbury engineering brothers, turned ANZAC soldiers, left their ground-breaking legacy for generations to come.


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16 April 2019

An evolving archive of Christchurch community images captures everyday life in an urban landscape for future generations. With a strong focus on human interactions, the Christchurch Documentary Project is a collaboration between Christchurch City Libraries (CCL) and the University of Canterbury’s (UC) School of Fine Arts.


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15 April 2019

The English editor and publisher who discovered some of the greatest writers of our times, including Salman Rushdie, Julian Barnes and Anita Brookner, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) by the University of Canterbury at the University’s Arts and Science graduation ceremony.


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11 April 2019

Astronomers have captured the first image of a black hole, heralding a revolution in our understanding of the universe’s most enigmatic objects, and proving the University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr’s 56-year-old solution correct.


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08 April 2019

A new book published by Canterbury University Press brings to life a crucial period in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand, when European settlers were mixing with Māori people, and gives compelling insight into Māori customs, values and beliefs of the time from a French perspective.


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