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Karen Healey

30 October 2017

University of Canterbury Writer in Residence Karen Healey is kickstarting her new novel in a novel way.


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25 October 2017

It’s a fish tale of a sexual nature that may impact our understanding of male fertility. A University of Canterbury doctoral researcher has discovered that male salmon can adjust their sperm’s swimming speed if competing with a rival to reproduce.


Associate Professor Sally Gaw

25 October 2017

University of Canterbury environmental chemists are urging caution after the recently released “Land Use Assessment Report – Productive Land Use” by Regenerate Christchurch identified livestock grazing and fodder production as options for Red Zoned land in Christchurch.


Ursula Rack in Antarctica

25 October 2017

A University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to help her study other countries’ Antarctic histories.


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20 October 2017

A team of three University of Canterbury mechanical engineering students has won the prestigious international Warman Design & Build Competition held in Sydney last week, competing against thousands of students.


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20 October 2017

In what may be a New Zealand first, University of Canterbury physics students will get the chance to work in a wide range of industries on real-world business projects, while local industry has the opportunity to gain from students’ up-to-date expertise on subjects as diverse as climate change, cosmology and nanotechnology.


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17 October 2017

In the upcoming Royal Society Te Apārangi and UC Connect public lecture – Protecting taonga – a conservation geneticist and an environmental chemist will talk about their work protecting Aotearoa’s natural treasures.


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17 October 2017

In its eighth year, Tech Jumpstart gives University of Canterbury researchers the opportunity to transform their ideas and research into commercial reality.


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16 October 2017

Former Prime Minister and University of Canterbury alumnus, the Rt Hon Sir John Key has officially opened the new Trading Room in the UC Business School.


Geoff Rodgers

11 October 2017

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Geoff Rodgers has received a prestigious award for developing new technology for earthquake-safe buildings less likely to require repair after large earthquakes.


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