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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.


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14 December 2017

How does an 800-year-old English document affect modern Aotearoa New Zealand? A new book, edited by a University of Canterbury historian, is the first to explore the history of Magna Carta in our legal, political and popular culture.


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14 December 2017

University of Canterbury astrophysicist Dr Simone Scaringi has made an unexpected and exciting new discovery related to the way white dwarfs grow in space.


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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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11 December 2017

About 1300 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week at four ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington.


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13 December 2017

Dozens of University of Canterbury students are about to deepen New Zealand’s connections with Asia and Latin America after winning Prime Minister’s Scholarships.


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07 December 2017

A new book, co-edited by two University of Canterbury law academics, gives a new perspective on New Zealand law and challenges the concept of judicial neutrality by offering feminist and mana wahine judgments on key cases.


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06 December 2017

A young Kiwi inventor has done it again. University of Canterbury student Logan Williams has invented 3D-printed polarised contact lenses providing sufferers of photosensitive epilepsy – where flashing light can cause epileptic seizure – with a tool to overcome the threat of the condition.


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04 December 2017

Colourful eyewitness accounts in a new book from Canterbury University Press bring to life the fascinating story of how Canterbury Museum came to acquire the largest collection of Chinese art in New Zealand after a group of prominent New Zealanders visited the People’s Republic of China in 1956.


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