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14 October 2011

University of Canterbury finance student Alan Jellie has beaten over 150 other ideas to claim first prize in the inaugural 2011 entré "App Challenge" with PitchMeasure, an iPhone application for measuring sports pitches.


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14 October 2011

Digitised copies of three popular textbooks by internationally renowned linguist Professor David Crystal - that had been out of print - are now available for the first time online in the University of Canterbury's Institutional Repository.


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13 October 2011

University of Canterbury researchers are involved in a major collaborative project getting underway this month that aims to introduce renewable solar power systems to all high schools in Tonga.


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12 October 2011

The University of Canterbury has been announced as the new venue for day two of December's Armstrong Motor Group Festival of Cycling.


New book examines China's thought management

12 October 2011

The ways in which China's government has modernised its propaganda system to reflect its changed political and economic environment are investigated in a new book edited by University of Canterbury political scientist Associate Professor Anne-Marie Brady.


Watershed book from freshwater fisheries expert

11 October 2011

A landmark publication by New Zealand's most distinguished freshwater fish expert, Dr R. M. (Bob) McDowall, will be released posthumously this week.


UC Robot challenges former All Black

11 October 2011

Auckland was the ultimate rugby venue for a drop-goal kicking challenge yesterday, albeit a robotic one.


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06 October 2011

University of Canterbury researchers have been awarded nearly $3 million in funding in this year's Marsden Fund round.


Prominent international engineer visits UC

04 October 2011

Sir William Wakeham, president of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and former vice-chancellor of Southampton University, UK, was on campus to give an address to the local IChemE chapter about the challenges facing IChemE in an era of rapid change and globalisation.


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03 October 2011

Raising awareness of social issues has led to four University of Canterbury students being recognised with an Ernst & Young Excellence Award.


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