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Communicating with impact

14 March 2012

Five engineering students proved they had the right communication skills to make it in the professional world after winning $2000 worth of prizes for their project reports.


Window on early life on Earth

14 March 2012

Unique microbial structures found only in a remote lake in Antarctica are giving a University of Canterbury researcher a glimpse into the organisation of early life on Earth.


Parisian cafe chat leads to book

13 March 2012

A book dedicated to the work of French film director Jacques Rivette has been a labour of love for University of Canterbury's Dr Mary Wiles (Humanities).


Artist inspired by post-quake ChCh

12 March 2012

Issues surrounding the creative re-growth and rebuilding of post-earthquake Christchurch have influenced the latest work by the leading figure of contemporary Pacific arts in New Zealand, Fatu Feu'u.


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12 March 2012

Three UC students are off to Japan after being awarded prestigious scholarships to study at Japanese universities.


Fellowship for renowned scientist

12 March 2012

Top biochemist Professor Juliet Gerrard has been appointed Industrial Research Limited's (IRL) second Industry and Outreach Fellow.


Fiji sojourn for UC trio

08 March 2012

Three University of Canterbury students are studying in Fiji for four months after being awarded University of the South Pacific (USP) Hope Scholarships.


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07 March 2012

Five University of Canterbury alumni, among them a former MP and a media law expert, will receive honorary doctorates from their alma mater in April.


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07 March 2012

Creating a culture of care in the classroom could be the key to improving student achievement in schools.


Scientist's images almost jump off the page

07 March 2012

Microscopic life from the ocean and land can now be seen by many for the first time in a ground-breaking series of 3D books created by the University of Canterbury's Dr Kerry Swanson.