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Scientist honoured by NZ Royal Society

19 October 2012

University of Canterbury scientist Professor Juliet Gerrard has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.


Promising signs in ovarian cancer research

19 October 2012

A University of Canterbury research project, in collaboration with the Christchurch School of Medicine, has shown some promising signs in the treatment of ovarian cancer.


Rabuka unsure about 2014 Fijian elections

19 October 2012

Major General Sitiveni Rabuka, who led two military coups in Fiji, has cast some doubt over whether the elections in Fiji will go ahead in 2014 as scheduled.


UC students win scholarships to study in China

16 October 2012

Three University of Canterbury students have received all-expenses paid scholarships to study in China for a year.


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16 October 2012

The Canterbury earthquakes changed more than the physical landscape of Christchurch; they also changed its heritage landscape.


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16 October 2012

A University of Canterbury student has won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Innovation (IEEE) award for his work on a grape vine cutting robot.


Whitebait research mixes Bovril with Vegemite

15 October 2012

A University of Canterbury researcher is having to mix Bovril with Vegemite to bait whitebait until Marmite returns to the supermarket shelves next year.


NZ public angry about new ABs logo

15 October 2012

A University of Canterbury lecturer says many of the rugby public are angry with the New Zealand Rugby Union's decision to place a large logo across the front of the jersey.


Another NZ team in the NRL needed

12 October 2012

A University of Canterbury (UC) lecturer says another New Zealand franchise needs to be entered into the NRL rugby league competition or start a New Zealand competition


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11 October 2012

There is a danger that most ongoing memories about Chch will just be about the city's earthquakes and not the great things that once stood before, says a UC researcher.