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15 September 2011

Newly published research has found that the old adage "only the good die young" rings true when it comes to the nature of co-operative networks in the ecological and economic worlds.


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14 September 2011

New research by the University of Canterbury's Psychology department has shown that UC students' grade point average in semester one of 2011 was slightly improved compared to semester one in 2010.


UC research offers solution to strengthen vulnerable buildings

13 September 2011

An innovative solution for strengthening multi-storey concrete buildings was put to the test on the University of Canterbury's shake table earlier this month.


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08 September 2011

The importance of clear, accurate and timely information in emergency situations was the key message delivered by University of Canterbury academics at a specialist communication assessment in Australia recently.


UC researchers awarded prestigious fellowships

08 September 2011

Two University of Canterbury researchers have been awarded prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowships totalling $1.6 million over five years to help them develop their research careers in New Zealand.


UC study finds Australian alcohol cost overestimated

07 September 2011

New research by a University of Canterbury academic has shown the social cost of alcohol to the Australian community has been overestimated.


Conquering Kilimanjaro for Christchurch

07 September 2011

As part of a team of Kiwis from around the world, University of Canterbury master's student Argene Montgomery-Honger successfully conquered Mt Kilimanjaro last month. The expedition to climb the world's tallest walkable mountain was in aid of raising money and boosting morale for the people of Christchurch.


Top landscape architects inspire with use of NZ native plants

06 September 2011

Twenty of New Zealand's top landscape architects and designers offer their wisdom and expertise on how to get the best out of New Zealand's native plants in the newly released book, Native by Design.


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02 September 2011

The University of Canterbury says material released today, which purports to be a document presented to the University's governing body, is misleading.


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02 September 2011

Performances by internationally acclaimed pianist and University of Canterbury academic Professor Michael Endres are among the highlights of the UC School of Music's newly launched Concert Series programme.


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