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UC seeks top Nelson students

28 July 2011

Former Waimea College head boy Floyd Thomas is enjoying his first year at the University of Canterbury thanks to a UC Emerging Leaders' Scholarship.


Warm reception for new polar studies journal in Iceland

27 July 2011

A University of Canterbury-based international polar studies journal has been welcomed by social scientists at the launch of its first issue in Iceland.


UC astronomy student awarded international optics and photonics scholarship

27 July 2011

University of Canterbury astronomy student Scott Thomas has been awarded a 2011 Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.


New book sparks debate on iconic poet's work

26 July 2011

A University of Canterbury academic has helped shed new light on the work of iconic New Zealand poet James K Baxter.


Revealing preterm behaviour

26 July 2011

Recent findings from the Canterbury Child Development Research Group are revealing new information on the emotional and behavioural adjustment of children born very preterm (VPT) or at less than 32 weeks gestation.


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22 July 2011

A project examining the long-term effects of the Canterbury earthquakes on air pollution has won a local student an opportunity to present her findings to an international audience.


Five minutes on a wrecking ball motivates student ideas

22 July 2011

Lured by free burgers UC students gathered to hear Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) Chief Executive Roger Sutton speak on campus earlier today.


Decoding ancient eclipse records

21 July 2011

Translating the texts of five dead languages has helped a University of Canterbury mathematician shed new light on how ancient and medieval cultures used mathematics to predict eclipses of the sun and moon.


UC-led project receives major funding boost

20 July 2011

A University of Canterbury academic has received almost $1million in funding for a research project investigating the long-term neurological development of preterm infants.


Studying abroad a chance to broaden horizons

19 July 2011

Travelling to exciting destinations, experiencing different cultures combined with studying towards your degree in another country may sound too good to be true - but it is possible thanks to the UC Study Abroad programme.


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