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01 February 2011

The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University have joined forces to offer a new Graduate Certificate in Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship, starting in 2011.


UC and UCSA join forces to establish 'sports incubator' UC Sport

28 January 2011

The University of Canterbury and the University of Canterbury Students' Association (UCSA) have signed an agreement that paves the way for the establishment of UC Sport - a joint venture to develop and manage the delivery of world-class sport, recreation and fitness programmes at the university.


National recognition for UC mathematicians

28 January 2011

Two University of Canterbury mathematicians have received national recognition for their contributions to the discipline.


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27 January 2011

Researchers at the University of Canterbury and University of Edinburgh believe a restriction on the number of fast food and convenience outlets around schools is one option that should be considered in the battle against obesity rates in children and adolescents.


Commercial value of University innovation recognised internationally

27 January 2011

University of Canterbury researcher Dr Nicholas Pau has been named as one of three finalists at the prestigious Bluetooth Innovation World Cup 2010 with a proposed device called Refill Alert.


NZ's electricity networks examined during conference

26 January 2011

The future of New Zealand's electricity networks and the technology behind our power was one of the topics discussed at the 20th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC) held at the University of Canterbury recently.


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24 January 2011

University of Canterbury research has revealed that overall academic performance by undergraduate students at UC in Semester 2 of 2010 was as good as that during the same period in 2009.


High school students given a peek into the world of tertiary science

24 January 2011

Three high school students from Canterbury and Marlborough have had the door to a world of scientific opportunity opened to them during a summer internship at the University of Canterbury.


Tsunami research boosted by Fulbright award

21 January 2011

University of Canterbury PhD student Shaun Williams departs for Hawai'i next week to spend the year modelling historical tsunamis in Samoa, supported by a US$25,000 Fulbright-Ministry of Research, Science and Technology Graduate Award.


Second volume of New Zealand biodiversity inventory published

20 January 2011

The second of three volumes offering a comprehensive stocktake of New Zealand's entire biological biodiversity has been published by Canterbury University Press.


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