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Supercomputer hours to boost research

13 June 2012

BlueFern Director Professor Tim David has been awarded 500,000 computer hours on the Intrepid Blue Gene system at the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago.


Partnership to enhance teaching skills

12 June 2012

A partnership between the University of Canterbury's College of Education and Linwood College is helping the school's teachers enhance their skills.


Student celebrates scholarship success

12 June 2012

The 2012 Eamon Molloy Memorial Scholarship worth $10,000 has been awarded to Malaysian student Lee-Chin Heng.


Engineering students win Trans-Tasman award

11 June 2012

Four mechanical engineering graduates returned to the University of Canterbury to accept a prestigious award for their cutting-edge railway engineering design.


Asian economic growth explored in new books

11 June 2012

The dramatic boom of China and India as economic powerhouses and the story of Taiwan's economic and social revolution are explored in two new books by Professor Alex Tan.


New book examines Antarctic security

08 June 2012

Emerging security issues in the Antarctic and the viability of the security construct framed around the Antarctic Treaty are the biggest threats now facing the continent.


Poems give insight into earthquake experiences

08 June 2012

The earthquake experiences of an acclaimed Christchurch writer have inspired a new collection of poetry, published this month by Canterbury University Press.


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05 June 2012

The impact the recent Christchurch earthquakes have had on people's health in different parts of the city is being undertaken by researchers at the University of Canterbury.


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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.