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20 June 2018

The University of Canterbury’s Chair of Cancer Epidemiology, Professor Ann Richardson, is on a mission to discover if there is a link between common viruses and breast cancer.


19 June 2018

The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges.


14 June 2018

Sixteen University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University, including a UC Law professor and a QC, have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


21 May 2018

Digital Technologies has just been added to the New Zealand curriculum. Also bewilderingly referred to as computing, computational thinking, computer science or coding, the subject is being taught from primary school level. But what's the real purpose of introducing it, especially to such young students?


18 May 2018

Using evidence to inform leadership practice? Friday 20th July 9am-4pm, Saturday 21st July 9am-1.30pm


17 May 2018

Innovative research that is good for the world is set to fascinate participants at the University of Canterbury's Techweek18 event: UC People Making a Difference.

Professor Paul Moon

04 May 2018

Prestige Lecture Series 2018 with Professor Paul Moon, Tuesday 22nd May 4.30pm

Early Childhood The Gathering

04 May 2018

On Saturday 9th June Early Childhood teachers from around Canterbury will gather to discuss how they can support new generations for a more just and sustainable future.


28 March 2018

The University of Canterbury is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as school leavers from around New Zealand head to the Christchurch campus.

UC Child Well-being Research Institute launched

26 March 2018

Professor Gail Gillon and Professor Angus Macfarlane officially launched the UC Child Well-being Research institute last week. Guest speakers included UC Chancellor and chair of CDHB Dr John Wood and Honourable Ruth Dyson, Labour MP. Both spoke about the importance of this kaupapa for improving outcomes for children across New Zealand. Guests were also treated to a stirring kapa haka performance by award-winning group, Te Kapa Haka o te Toi Huarewa.

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