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21 November 2018

A University of Canterbury researcher has been awarded $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria, in a study that could save lives around the world.


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15 November 2018

The Chancellor’s Dinner and UC Council Awards, featuring the official presentation of the three 2018 UC Council awards, was held recently.


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12 November 2018

How does a theologian become a logician? University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw explores this question through the letters of a New Zealand philosopher who developed a famous philosophical theory called ‘tense logic’.


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09 November 2018

Geospatial technician Paul Bealing has spent countless hours preparing customised drones for an epic trip to Antarctic waters alongside Gateway Antarctica's Dr Wolfgang Rack.


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08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research in diverse topics, from identifying space debris to understanding lava flow and analysing melting glaciers to studying quake stories and the Student Volunteer Army’s ‘youthquake’ legacy.


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02 November 2018

A University of Canterbury biochemist is creating a way to diagnose the life-threatening condition pre-eclampsia with the potential to save the lives of pregnant women and their babies worldwide.


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01 November 2018

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the 20 new Fellows who have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities.


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29 October 2018

University of Canterbury Senior Lecturer Denise Powell has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research specialist education for deaf and hard of hearing students in the United States, Australia and Hong Kong.


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19 October 2018

Internationally respected Physics Professor Phil Butler has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the University of Canterbury (UC) Innovation Medal, the highest award the University can bestow to an outstanding innovator.


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18 October 2018

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase FRSNZ has been awarded the MacDiarmid Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi in a ceremony last night.