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Funding for catalytic applications research

03 May 2012

One of UC's newest arrivals, academic Dr Alex Yip (Chemical and Process Engineering), has been awarded $195,000 for his catalytic applications research -- research that has implications for environmentally friendly energy applications.


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02 May 2012

Earlier today a postgraduate student at the University of Canterbury was injured when, it is understood, a flask shattered during a purification exercise.


New book explores New Zealand's healthy and sustainable food evolution

26 April 2012

The latest trends in closer-to-home-food systems that are evolving throughout New Zealand - including freeganism, foraging, home and community gardens, food sharing and farmers' markets - are explored in Christine Dann's latest book.


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24 April 2012

The Police have advised the University that there is no further threat to the James Hight building.


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23 April 2012

More than 1200 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week at four ceremonies in the CBS Canterbury Arena in Addington.


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20 April 2012

Christchurch residents now have the opportunity to record their earthquake experiences.


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20 April 2012

The Canterbury University Student Volunteer Army, in recognition of its significant contribution to the Christchurch community following the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, has been awarded the Royal New Zealand RSA's Anzac of the Year Award 2012.


Stefano Pampanin new president of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Enginee

20 April 2012

Stefano Pampanin, Associate Professor in Structural Design & Earthquake Engineering, University of Canterbury, was elected president of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (NZSEE), at the recent annual conference in Christchurch. He takes over from Peter Wood (Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, Wellington)


The power of blogging revealed at UC

20 April 2012

University of Canterbury academic Dr Eric Crampton (Economics and Finance), who runs one of the country's most-read blogs, is very familiar with the power of blogging.


Breakthrough in finding origin of high energy cosmic rays

19 April 2012

An international collaboration involving 250 physicists and engineers from around the world has made a breakthrough in discovering the origin of high energy cosmic rays.