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Powerful boost to UCs high-tech computing facilities

02 June 2011

The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with IBM that increases our BlueFern High Performance Computing (HPC) capacity by 10 times...


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01 June 2011

UC conservation and evolutionary geneticist Dr Tammy Steeves (Biological Sciences) is part of an international research collaboration that has revealed new information about migrating bird behaviour.


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31 May 2011

Associate Professor Jim Tully has been recognised for his work in the field of journalism at the 2011 Canon Media Awards in Auckland.


UC psychologist wins top US award

30 May 2011

A University of Canterbury academic has received international recognition from the world's largest organisation for psychologists.


NZs oceans governance to be scrutinised

26 May 2011

The effectiveness of New Zealand's oceans governance regime will come under close scrutiny in a project being undertaken by a University of Canterbury environmental law specialist.


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26 May 2011

Two new exhibitions will open at the University of Canterbury's campus galleries next week.


UC research offers exciting potential for hospital managers

25 May 2011

Dr Kyoko Fukuda of the University of Canterbury is extending her PhD thesis and recently-published research to develop a new software package to assist hospital planners to deal with varying hospital presentation trends.


UC researchers discover new viruses in dragonflies

25 May 2011

A collaborative team of University of Canterbury entomologists, virologists and plant biologists has discovered new viruses in dragonflies in the Kingdom of Tonga.


Leading climate scientist gives public lecture at UC

24 May 2011

A public lecture by the scientist who brought the issue of climate change to the world's attention attracted a full house to one of the University of Canterbury's largest lecture theatres on Friday.


Gen Y commit to making ChCh a leading city by 2050

23 May 2011

Almost 100 students from schools and tertiary institutions across Christchurch took part in Youth Vison 2050, a three-day workshop to create a vision for Christchurch 2050 of which the University of Canterbury was a premier partner.


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