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10 May 2018

Two researchers from the University of Canterbury have developed machine-learning software that can predict how dangerous a particular strain of Salmonella will be, according to a paper published in PLOS Genetics this week.


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09 May 2018

Death may be inevitable, but our feelings and beliefs about it are often complex and ambiguous. This is as true now as it was in ancient times, according to the University of Canterbury Teece Museum curator, Terri Elder.


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02 May 2018

This upcoming UC Connect public lecture will examine why there is concern about safe swimming in our freshwaters, what is being done about it, and what can be done to improve your chances of enjoying a refreshing dip without risking your health.


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27 April 2018

To discuss and promote increased gender diversity in the New Zealand financial industry, the UC Business School Trading Room is hosting a symposium, Women in Finance.


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24 April 2018

An award-winning University of Canterbury marketing lecturer is the first New Zealand academic to be named one of the world’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors.


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24 April 2018

A University of Canterbury historian’s new research into historical German forensic psychology may give insight into the reliability of witness testimony, particularly in cases where children appear as prosecution witnesses.


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20 April 2018

The University of Canterbury has signed an agreement with one of China’s top ranked research universities to collaborate on research and teaching.


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18 April 2018

A new study about New Zealand’s extinct moa, involving acid baths and concrete mixers, by researchers from the University of Canterbury and Landcare Research, has revealed a surprising finding about their ability to disperse tree seeds.


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18 April 2018

New Zealand's first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates have received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies.


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17 April 2018

Scientists internationally are puzzled by the 2016 Kaikōura quake that ruptured more than 17 active faults, but did not break some other active faults in the area. EQC has funded Structural Geology Professor Andy Nicol at the University of Canterbury to study the mystery, and what it could mean for forecasting future earthquakes.


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