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UC project on fielding in one day cricket matches

04 September 2012

A University of Canterbury research project will later this year study the benefits of fielding in one day international cricket (ODI) matches.


UC, two years on since the first big earthquake

04 September 2012

Two years on since the first big Christchurch earthquake of September 4 2010, the University of Canterbury has demonstrated that it has made great strides.


UC research to look into ChCh cathedral row

04 September 2012

Christchurch Cathedral is so pivotal and important to the city that a University of Canterbury academic has launched a research project into the significance of the church.


UC re-launching its journalism course in 2013

04 September 2012

The University of Canterbury is re-launching its journalism course, which was not offered in 2012 in the wake of the Canterbury earthquakes.


PhD students' game to feature in US showcase

03 September 2012

Two UC PhD students are fine turning their world-first geothermal computer game for the international serious games showcase and challenge in the US in December.


UC student wins Dragon's Den style competition

03 September 2012

A University of Canterbury student is the New Zealand winner of Australasian competition Big Break Project, a difficult Dragon's Den style tertiary business competition.


Testing pipes at three times the speed of sound

31 August 2012

Ground-breaking University of Canterbury research could soon be a life saver in testing damaged pipelines, around New Zealand and overseas, at three times the speed of sound.


Speed cameras will help but not a silver bullet

31 August 2012

More speed cameras will cut down speeds but they are not the silver bullet for safety on New Zealand's roads, says a University of Canterbury researcher.


UC approves 190 summer research scholarships

30 August 2012

A total of 190 projects have been awarded University of Canterbury (UC) summer research scholarships, each valued at $5000.


UC-born robot company wins major NZ business award

30 August 2012

University of Canterbury-born company Invert Robotics has won the annual ANZ Flying Start Business Plan's supreme award and $56,000 in prizes.