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05 June 2012

Due to the snow today, the outdoor activities for the Transit of Venus at UC are cancelled. A live feed of the transit can be found at http://events.slooh.com/.


Helping NZ farmers optimise fertiliser use

01 June 2012

The environmentally sustainable use of nitrogen fertilisers on NZ farms will receive help through a new research partnership involving leading UC researchers.


US study award for UC doctoral student

31 May 2012

UC doctoral student Amanda Lee is heading to the "home" of speech-language pathology after being awarded a prestigious study award to the United States.


UC designs virtual quake simulator

31 May 2012

Researchers are creating an earthquake simulator at UC to investigate ways to help Cantabrians overcome post-traumatic stress disorders caused by ongoing seismic activity.


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31 May 2012

The latest findings from a wide range of earthquake-related research projects being undertaken at UC will be revealed at the University's Earthquake Research Forum on 5 June.


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30 May 2012

A two-part exhibition featuring recent acquisitions from the University of Canterbury's Art Collection is being held at the Ilam Campus Gallery until 15 June.


Judging a book by its cover

30 May 2012

UC Fine Arts senior lecturer Aaron Beehre is in the running for a national award for the design work he did for a recent Canterbury University Press book.


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29 May 2012

The success of a pilot after school homework support and Maori leadership programme has seen it extended to incorporate four schools this year.


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28 May 2012

Astronomers at the University of Canterbury are welcoming news the largest radio telescope in the world will be built on New Zealand's doorstep.


WWI photos revealed

28 May 2012

UC summer scholarship recipient Greg Hynes (History) has created an online exhibition of the First World War showcasing over 200 photographs.