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PhD graduate honours his academic legacy

18 December 2015

The first doctorate degree connected to the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has been awarded to an academic who is continuing a multi-generational legacy of Maori success.


New book on culturally responsive education

15 December 2015

A new book by leading educators and researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Canada boldly encourages culturally responsive educational practices.


NZ's first geospatial science conference at UC

04 December 2015

A new geospatial science conference will look at diverse topics, including ways to use disruptive new technology to create real-world solutions for health and urban planning.


UC Professor wins Science Communicator award

20 November 2015

UC Professor of Marine Science David Schiel has been awarded the New Zealand Science Communicator of the Year award by the New Zealand Association of Scientists.


Former MP examines 'The Politics of Education'

17 November 2015

A new University of Canterbury summer-school paper, taught by a former New Zealand politician, will examine 'The Politics of Education'.


UC scientists predict road landslide quake risk

12 November 2015

UC scientists have developed a technique to predict the risk of landslides in an earthquake.


UC renews Mt John partnership with Earth & Sky

10 November 2015

UC has signed a renewed lease which continues its long-standing partnership with Earth & Sky Ltd in astronomy at the University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory in Tekapo.


UC research could offer NZ potato growers an edge

09 November 2015

New Zealand potato growers could gain a new marketing edge thanks to a line of potatoes developed by University of Canterbury researchers.


UC students give 80,000 hours in community service

04 November 2015

During 2015 UC students have engaged in more than 80,000 hours of learning through academic experiences in community-based settings around Canterbury, New Zealand and abroad.


Two Pasifika UC student teachers win scholarships

21 October 2015

Two University of Canterbury students are among the national scholarship winners honoured at a ceremony in Wellington recently.


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