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24 March 2017

Measuring children’s progress in New Zealand schools has just become a bit more distinctly and competitively KIWI.


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23 March 2017

An upcoming University of Canterbury public guest lecture, Beware of Centaurs (and others) Bearing Rocks, has been thousands of years in the making.


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21 March 2017

A University of Canterbury professor leading worldwide research into the effects of ground-shaking caused by earthquakes has been presented with one of New Zealand’s top science prizes.


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21 March 2017

A little red, fully recyclable eco-car designed and built by University of Canterbury students has won a major international design excellence award in New Zealand’s first entry into the competition.


Bellbird and chicks

17 March 2017

A chance discovery and a new survey by University of Canterbury students have shown that both the range and abundance of native bird species have increased at the university’s Ilam campus almost 500 per cent in the last 26 years.


Alsatian dog in flood water post quake

10 March 2017

After the magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Canterbury on 4 September 2010, most media reports initially claimed that no lives had been lost. In fact, this first earthquake killed at least 3000 chickens, eight cows, one dog, a lemur and 150 aquarium fish.


Ian Wright

10 March 2017

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students.


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09 March 2017

University of Canterbury 3D printing and scanning experts are keen to show high-school pupils that with modern technology the only limit is your imagination.


New collection from popular New Zealand poet

06 March 2017

Blood Ties: New and selected poems 1963-2016, the latest collection by popular New Zealand poet Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, is published by Canterbury University Press this week.


Students take Eco-marathon car to Singapore

03 March 2017

UC Engineering students gave their fully recyclable, electric car its final test run today, in preparation to compete at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia, in Singapore.


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