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Eucalypt Beetles

18 January 2018

Applicants are sought for a fully-funded PhD research project at the School of Forestry, University of Canterbury. The research will focus on the impacts and management of insect pests in New Zealand eucalypt forestry using integrated pest management (IPM) and biological control approaches. Deadline extended to 1 February 2018.


Robust Grasshopper

18 January 2018

Applications are sought from students to undertake a masters research project supervised at the School of Forestry, University of Canterbury in association with Department of Conservation and Environment Canterbury.


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05 January 2018

If you have been struggling to complete a new LEGO set these holidays you are not alone, and there’s a reason why. New research from the University of Canterbury, data-mining 10,953 LEGO sets, has shown that the world-famous range of plastic brick toys have increased in complexity and size over the years.


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05 January 2018

Several University of Canterbury alumni, including a former parliamentarian and a former UC fine arts lecturer, have been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours List.


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05 January 2018

Two University of Canterbury academics have come up with original technology to create high-performance heat exchangers, which could be a game changer in design and efficiency.


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04 January 2018

Emerging technology being developed at the University of Canterbury (UC) could revolutionise nitrate monitoring in waterways.


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15 December 2017

A team of University of Canterbury students has won an innovation award for a creative solution to a real world problem in the Engineers Without Borders Australia Challenge.


podesta award

14 December 2017

Four UC Students and a UC Engineering Staff member have just returned from Melbourne, Australia where they won the Podesta Family Enterprise and Innovation Award from the Engineering Without Borders (EWB) Challenge.


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13 December 2017

University of Canterbury Professor Jennifer Brown, Head of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, has won the 2017 Campbell Award of the New Zealand Statistical Association (NZSA).


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13 December 2017

Three innovative University of Canterbury science projects featuring 3D-hologram magma drilling, sport science and crafty maths have won government funding to aid them in their aim to inspire curious young minds.


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