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06 July 2011

The University of Canterbury has increased its scholarship funding for 2012 and beyond by more than a third. As part of that boost in funding it has established a new scholarship specifically for students who have completed at least a year at UC.


UC-designed trampoline wins international award

05 July 2011

A trampoline designed by a University of Canterbury academic has been recognised in an international design competition.


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05 July 2011

Two second-year UC science students fly out today for a fortnight in Tonga where they will educate Tongan high school students about sustainable energy options and hold sports workshops.


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01 July 2011

University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr has written a letter to parents and caregivers of prospective and current students.


US recovery consultant visits campus

01 July 2011

The University of Canterbury this week hosted Dr Sue Curzon, Emeritus Dean of the University Library for California State University, Northridge, which was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1994.


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24 June 2011

The labyrinthine maze of Bayesian statistical reasoning is hardly something that an average jury member could be expected to successfully navigate. Yet this is exactly what is expected when forensic DNA evidence is presented in the courtroom.


Wellington field trip gives insight into real-world politics

23 June 2011

Getting a chance to experience first-hand the inner workings of New Zealand's political powerhouse was a "phenomenal" experience for University of Canterbury honours student Sylvia Nissen.


New book on successful schooling for Māori launched

22 June 2011

A UC academic has edited a new book on successful schooling for Māori that was launched during a recent hui at Pipitea marae in Wellington.


New Cambridge exchange opportunity for UC academics

21 June 2011

The University of Canterbury and the University of Cambridge are pleased to announce the establishment of the Rutherford Visiting Scholars scheme at Trinity College.


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10 June 2011

The University of Canterbury is launching a new course enabling students who had significant service experiences related to the earthquakes to critically examine the concept of community engagement.


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