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Revolutionary timber technology launched at UC

16 February 2011

A revolutionary new timber construction technology was launched at the University of Canterbury recently.


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16 February 2011

Sixty-five of New Zealand's brightest young students took part in the second UC Emerging Leaders' Development Programme (ELDP) retreat last weekend and had a blast.


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15 February 2011

University of Canterbury graduate Natasha Turfrey has been awarded a media scholarship from Allaboutthestory.com, the online marketplace for news stories and cartoons.


Successful Enterprise Day sets students on road to success

11 February 2011

Canterbury became the first region to launch the Young Enterprise Scheme for 2011 with an E Day event hosted by the University of Canterbury today.


Scaling new heights at UC

10 February 2011

Staff are climbing the walls at the UC College of Education.


Antarctic explorer's experience retraced by grandson

08 February 2011

Any trip to Antarctica is an amazing experience, but following in his grandfather's footsteps more than 100 years later was a memorable and emotional experience for Julian Evans.


Doco on Dame Ngaio Marsh mines UC connections

08 February 2011

University of Canterbury links abound in a new documentary about famed whodunit author and distinguished Canterbury alumna Dame Ngaio Marsh, to be screened on TV One's Artsville this Sunday.


UC archives shedding light on 'The People's University'

07 February 2011

Journalist and historian Ian Dougherty has been working his way through "several hundred boxes" of Macmillan Brown Library archival material researching the social history of one of this country's most influential providers of adult education.


Study finds plant life affected by declining bird numbers

07 February 2011

Researchers at the University of Canterbury and the University of Auckland are calling for stronger action to protect and increase native bird populations after finding proof that low bird numbers are causing a decline in plant life.


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07 February 2011

The University of Canterbury will invest $8 million in the National eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) in a move that builds on its existing significant investment in High Performance Computing (HPC).


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