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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.


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.


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