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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.


CUP book now available in Spanish

19 July 2011

A Canterbury University Press book exploring the little known exploits of some of the extraordinary New Zealanders who took part in the Spanish Civil War is now available in Spanish.


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18 July 2011

The University of Canterbury has increased its scholarship funding for 2012 and beyond by more than a third, including increased scholarships supporting Maori and Pasifika students at UC and Emerging Leaders.


UC honours its outstanding teachers

15 July 2011

Teaching excellence at the University of Canterbury has been recognised with the awarding of six University Teaching Awards.


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15 July 2011

A former Minister of Finance, and a philanthropist and patron of the arts will receive honorary doctorates from the University of Canterbury in December.


Major academic prize for top student

14 July 2011

University of Canterbury science student Sarah Bynevelt is the 2011 recipient of a major academic prize valued at $25,000.


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14 July 2011

The University of Canterbury is a founding member of a new collaboration set to boost this country's science and technology commercialisation.


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