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EU development policy in the spotlight

10 August 2012

A critical and contemporary examination of the European Union's global policy towards the developing world is offered in a new book by Professor Martin Holland.


Canterbury quake research has importance for US

10 August 2012

While many have avoided Christchurch since the Darfield-centred earthquake of September 2010, a US civil engineer is currently on his fourth visit since then to UC.


Take a peek at UC sculpture trail

09 August 2012

A temporary sculpture trail has opened at the University of Canterbury.


Top Chinese university seeking partnership with UC

09 August 2012

One of the top universities in the world is seeking a major landmark partnership with the University of Canterbury which could hugely benefit Christchurch.


New Health Sciences degree for 2013

08 August 2012

A fresh new health science degree course at the University of Canterbury next year will help address the increasing shortfall in the New Zealand health non-clinical workforce.


Elephant research to feature in documentary

08 August 2012

A documentary featuring UC anthropologist Dr Piers Locke, his fieldwork and research into the world of elephant handlers in Nepal, could soon be aired on Polish television.


Iwi-based study to focus on Māori achievers

06 August 2012

The qualities which make high achieving Te Arawa students successful learners will come under scrutiny in a University of Canterbury-led research project.


New technology brings children's drawings alive

06 August 2012

Technology recently developed at UC's Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand allows coloured-in pictures to come alive in 3D.


Former PM to deliver prestigious lecture

02 August 2012

Helen Clark, former NZ prime minister and current Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, will discuss disaster resilience in this year's Hopkins Lecture.


Jump start for great ideas

31 July 2012

Three UC research projects are a step closer to being transformed from an idea into a commercial reality thanks to a funding boost from the UC's Research & Innovation unit.