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UC Law Professor attends prestigious forum at Oxford

25 October 2011

Being invited to participate in a two-day workshop in the United Kingdom, alongside a "who's who" of the public law world, was a career highlight for Professor Philip Joseph.


UC freshwater research inspires MP's visit

25 October 2011

Green Party co-leader Dr Russel Norman and Green MP candidate Eugenie Sage visited the School of Biological Sciences recently to find out more about the research being carried out by the Freshwater Ecology group on the effects of pollution in streams and rivers.


UC graduate named Rhodes Scholar

25 October 2011

University of Canterbury graduate Andrew Dean has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar for 2012.


Influential bible exhibited at UC

21 October 2011

A 400-year-old King James Bible, one of only two original 1611 printings in Australasia, is now on display in UC's Central Library.


Fellow's visit 24 years in the making

20 October 2011

It took Erskine Fellow Professor Paulo Riberio 24 years to make it to the University of Canterbury but he says it has well and truly lived up to his expectations.


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20 October 2011

The University of Canterbury and the University of Canterbury Students' Association are progressing with plans to construct a temporary events centre in the UCSA car park on UC's Ilam campus.


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19 October 2011

The University of Canterbury was honoured with a Green Gown Award at the recent ACTS (Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability) conference in Adelaide for the restoration of the Okeover stream which runs through its Ilam campus.


Does MMP just need tweaking?

19 October 2011

A University of Canterbury political scientist is calling on New Zealand politicians not to "throw the baby out with the bath water" when the results come in from November's voting system referendum.


Scholarship a boost for young artist

19 October 2011

Fourth-year undergraduate fine arts student Hamish Coleman will be buying new art supplies after the recent award of a $5000 scholarship.


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19 October 2011

NEC New Zealand Ltd ("NEC New Zealand") announces today its collaboration for research as a Research Sponsor with the New Zealand ICT[1] Innovation Institute (NZi3) based at the University of Canterbury, the first of such an engagement at this level for NZi3. Initial collaboration between the two institutes will focus on energy and ecology solutions to help rebuild the City of Christchurch after the massive earthquakes, as well as human interaction solutions such as biometrics and robotics.


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