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31 August 2011

Funds raised from the sale of a book published by Canterbury University Press (CUP) have helped a University of Canterbury fine arts graduate extend her practice through overseas travel.


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24 August 2011

University of Canterbury Organist Associate Professor Martin Setchell has helped bring New Zealand's largest pipeless organ to Christchurch.


UC engineering students' work recognised

11 August 2011

Two University of Canterbury engineering students have received national recognition for their practical work reports.


UC offers Aranui students help with homework

11 August 2011

The University of Canterbury has launched an after school homework support and Maori leadership programme for students of Aranui High School thanks to funding from the American New Zealand Association (ANZA).


Million dollar research boost for UC academic

10 August 2011

A University of Canterbury academic's research on the political aspirations and well-being of future generations has been recognised with an international research grant of more than NZ$1million and an appointment to a London-based think tank.


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10 August 2011

The ancient Roman tragedy "Phaedra", in a new translation by University of Canterbury classics lecturer Associate Professor Robin Bond, will be performed in the Elmwood School Community Auditorium from 22-25 August.


UC academic recognised by IBM

08 August 2011

A proposed course, developed by a University of Canterbury academic and aimed at providing future engineers with the skills to manage modern transportation engineering problems, has received backing from one of the world's largest technology companies.


Computer Science students win international award

04 August 2011

UC student Jamie McCloskey and former STAR student Logan Glasson (Burnside High School) have both won bronze medals at the prestigious International Olympiad of Informatics (IOI) competition in Pattaya, Thailand.


UC scientist named one of NZ's top tertiary teachers

04 August 2011

University of Canterbury freshwater ecologist Associate Professor Jon Harding has been recognised as one of New Zealand's top tertiary teachers.


UC helps skier maintain his gold-winning edge

03 August 2011

Gold medal-winning Paralympic skier Adam Hall called on UC's sport science expertise recently to help give him that competitive edge he needs to keep at the top of his sport.


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