The University of Canterbury delivers creative and innovative research for the benefit of both local and global communities. Our academic leaders are courageous, forward-thinking and generous with their knowledge. They explore their fields of expertise with integrity and vigour, encourage conversations and challenges, and share their discoveries with the intent of creating better outcomes for everyone.
The University's strategic vision commits the University of Canterbury to continue and strengthen its focus on the research themes Sustainable Futures; Child Development; Brain, Behaviour and Language; Technology to Advance Humanity; Equality and Social Justice; and Disaster Preparedness and Resilience.
In a world of increasing connectedness the impact of inequality, inequity and injustice is more visible than ever. Equality and social justice is the aspiration of fairness across society.
Where nature and knowledge collide, University of Canterbury researchers are building towards a more Sustainable Future.
Technology advancement is key to advancing humankind and overcoming the challenges of today and tomorrow. University of Canterbury academics are leaders in their fields and passionate about solving the challenges of the future.
In response to globalisation, language and communication is rapidly shifting and evolving. The University of Canterbury is at the forefront of language research, exploring the connection between language and society, how language changes over time and the systems of speech sounds.
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