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Memoir aims to encourage discussion about dying and bereavement

10 June 2011

The author of a moving memoir of a mother losing her young adult daughter to cancer hopes her writing will generate discussion in this country about our "death-denying culture" and the way people react to the bereaved.


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09 June 2011

Fifteen University of Canterbury alumni and three former staff members have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List announced on Monday.


UC academic appointed to Fulbright Board

09 June 2011

University of Canterbury academic Dr Travis Horton (Geological Sciences) has been appointed a director of the Fulbright New Zealand Board.


UC researcher develops smart way to manage water

07 June 2011

A University of Canterbury academic has developed new methods that can help groundwater catchment managers match users' rights with scarce water resources.


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.


Making the boardroom green

01 June 2011

Companies keen to improve their environmental performance should take a look at the characteristics of their board of directors.


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31 May 2011

UC graduate Catherine Sleeman has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of the most prestigious international scholarships available, to complete a PhD at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.


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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.


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