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German tutor puts social networking tool to work

02 December 2011

Boosting success in learning a foreign language may be just a mouse click away in the Facebook options menu, University of Canterbury senior tutor Vera Leier has found.


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30 November 2011

The Edward Gibbon Wakefield Trust has announced today that it will donate £100,000 to the Wakefield Scholarship Fund which supports a University of Canterbury PhD candidate to undertake a year of funded research at Christ Church, Oxford.


Prestigious US award for UC fire engineer

30 November 2011

UC academic Associate Professor Charles Fleischmann has become the first New Zealander to receive the Arthur B Guise Medal for his research in fire engineering.


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29 November 2011

Rock climbing researchers from around the world have converged at the University of Canterbury's College of Education this week for the first International Rock Climbing Research Congress.


Microsoft New Zealand renews partnership with UC and NZi3

29 November 2011

Microsoft New Zealand has announced the renewal of its public private partnership with the University of Canterbury and NZi3 (New Zealand ICT Innovation Institute) for a second year, and has increased the length and number of Microsoft New Zealand Research Internship Awards on offer at the University.


Top UC accolade for mathematician

28 November 2011

University of Canterbury mathematician Professor Douglas Bridges (Mathematics and Statistics) will be awarded one of the University's highest honours during UC's graduation events next month.


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25 November 2011

A group of University of Canterbury Management 208 students are behind an initiative that will mean that the public can again enjoy a game of chess on an outdoor giant chess set in Christchurch.


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24 November 2011

The results to 22 November of an ongoing University of Canterbury study into media coverage of the election show that coverage of policy is being sidelined by continuing media interest in the tea tape scandal involving Prime Minister John Key and the ACT Party's candidate in the Epsom electorate, John Banks.


It's actually good to be a turtle

22 November 2011

Room 20 know that it is good to be a turtle, but it took some hilarious discussion facilitated by their teacher to really learn the lesson.


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14 November 2011

A University of Canterbury geologist who helped the nation understand what was going on under the Canterbury Plains after the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 has received national recognition for his work.


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