News archive 2016
16 August 2016
A new study by University of Canterbury researchers has shown that the invasive freshwater algae didymo is having a significant impact on fish in our rivers and streams.
10 August 2016
UC researchers have been awarded research funding from the Royal Society of NZ Catalyst Fund to create a synthetic leaf to use or consume the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.
05 August 2016
A baby orca separated from its family is the focus of a rescue mission uniting University of Canterbury marine scientists, DOC staff and locals near Tauranga.
05 August 2016
University of Canterbury students got a chance to pick the brains of one of the United States' most influential scientists, NASA Deputy Administrator Dr Dava Newman.
20 July 2016
Four Lincoln High School students have 'adopted' researchers at the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research.
05 July 2016
UC researchers have been funded $450,000 for new scientific research to help better understand our future climate as part of the government's Deep South Science Challenge.
17 June 2016
The recovery of īnanga (whitebait) spawning sites following the Canterbury earthquakes will be discussed in a seminar by doctoral researcher Shane Orchard
15 June 2016
UC's new Geospatial Research Institute will deliver world-class geospatial science projects and meet the demand for collaborative research with industry and government.
14 June 2016
Ground-breaking research at the University of Canterbury has been granted $150,000 to explore whether it's possible to rehabilitate the human cough reflex.
02 June 2016
The 2016 New Zealand France Friendship Fund Excellence Scholarship has been awarded to Benjamin Wilson from the University of Canterbury.