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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.


Researchers discover remote expedition depot in Antarctica

23 May 2011

Members of a combined University of Canterbury and University of Waikato research team in Antarctica has discovered a small depot left behind by members of Admiral Byrd's Second Antarctic Expedition from 1933 to 1935.


Should we stay or should we go?

20 May 2011

Location, location location. UC Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr puts the case for the University remaining in Ilam.


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19 May 2011

Since 22 February the University of Canterbury has overcome significant challenges.


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18 May 2011

The majority of University of Canterbury students report that they still feel safe following the 22 February earthquake (70 per cent) and say that they would recommend the University to other students (90 per cent) according to a recent survey of UC students.


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