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Canadian Award for UC academic

10 July 2012

Dr John Campbell (Physics and Astronomy), has been awarded the Canadian Nuclear Society's 2012 Education and Communication Award.


Science students finalists in speech competition

10 July 2012

Three University of Canterbury students have been named finalists in the Sir Paul Callaghan Awards for Young Science Orators.


Student's design to become city mural

06 July 2012

UC Fine Arts student Rachael Dewhirst has created the winning design for the inaugural Resene Art in the Street SCAPE Christchurch Murals project.


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28 June 2012

Seven graduates of the University of Canterbury are heading to the United States after being awarded Fulbright New Zealand Graduate Awards.


QuakeBox to record more stories

27 June 2012

More than 100 residents in Christchurch's eastern suburbs have recorded their earthquake experiences, with many more set to participate following the extension


UC students mingle with MPs and diplomats

26 June 2012

Attending masterclasses with Prime Minister John Key and Leader of the Opposition David Shearer was a unique and valuable experience for 21 UC New Zealand politics students.


Help for parents of children with special needs

25 June 2012

A new DVD showing how children with developmental disorders can be helped by simply sharing books has been launched.


Shadowy film a finalist

22 June 2012

Student Support Advisor Carla Moore will soon be mixing with film royalty after her team's shadow puppet film won the Christchurch final of a 48-hour film-making competition.


Methane and hydrogen could be key to life on Mars

22 June 2012

Finding out if there is life on Mars may only be two simple measurements away.


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21 June 2012

UC and University of York mathematicians say they have disproved a widely accepted theory underpinning the operation of complex networks of interactions in the natural world.