Biology student in the outdoors looking at a plant

15 October 2017

Summer is a great time to get out in the mountains and by enrolling at UC you can upgrade your skills while hiking up valleys or wading in streams.


Jess McHale with Brigid McNeill

17 August 2017

Jess McHale from Geological Sciences took out 3rd place in UC's 3 Minute Thesis Competition.


UC Geography's Geospatial Science Technician Paul Bealing talks drones and UAVs

15 August 2017

Year 13 Geography scholarship students spent a day at UC learning about drones, tracking using social media, and how your location is constantly recorded by companies and services.


Dr Graham Walker on stage with flames

15 August 2017

Entertainment and science collided on stage in an explosive display.


Neil deGrasse Tyson

10 July 2017

I love science . . . this much! Here are the winning entries of the I love science competition run by the University of Canterbury’s College of Science, as part of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s visit to Christchurch. The competition was open to New Zealand students in Year 11 to 13. They were asked to share their love for science in any way they liked – art, poetry, storytelling, music, video and more.


Neil deGrasse Tyson

15 May 2017

UC Science is proud to sponsor Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Cosmic Perspective at Horncastle Arena, in Christchurch on 4 July.


3d model of new building

26 April 2017

The new Rutherford Science and Innovation Centre is expected to open in July 2017, and will provide spaces for cutting-edge science teaching and learning.


Students in lecture landscape

26 April 2017

Geological Sciences staff lead the field at the UC College of Science Teaching Awards, in recognition of their efforts to revamp 100-level courses.


Road cracked from Kaikoura earthquake

26 April 2017

Geological Sciences staff and postgraduates have been in the field investigating surface faulting caused during the Kaikoura earthquake.


Cutting edge UC research at Tasman Glacier

26 April 2017

UC Geography technician Paul Bealing operated a miniature hi-tech jet boat to safely investigate Lake Tasman, in the South Island.


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26 April 2017

The College of Science Emerging Researcher Award for 2016 was awarded to Geography's Dr Malcolm Campbell.


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26 April 2017

Geography staff explained the difficulties of maintaining a balanced diet while visiting the ice in Antarctica in a recent video by National Geographic.


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26 April 2017

Geography staff and students have been recognised for their trailblazing effort to enhance links with the community and improve UC's sustainability.


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27 April 2017

Congratulations to the finalists in the New Zealand Spatial Awards, where Geography was well represented by both students and staff in April.


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27 April 2017

Congratulations to researcher Josh Borella, whose work on post-quake rockfall danger was recently published in Science Advances.


Students in lecture landscape

27 April 2017

Congratulations to our Teaching Award winners, Ben Kennedy and Tom Wilson whose contributions were acknowledged at the recent Awards.


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05 October 2017

Celebrating the city's connection to the Antarctic


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08 November 2017

Kathleen Grattan Poetry Award winner inspired by polar experience