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14 February 2012

The University of Canterbury's Manager - Estate and Assets Peter Molony has provided an update on the status of buildings on campus as the University gets ready to welcome its new and returning students in 2012.


New agreement will lead to wide-ranging collaboration

08 February 2012

The University of Canterbury and ESR have signed a memorandum of agreement that formalises the existing collaborative relationship between the two organisations and will lead to wide-ranging collaboration.


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08 February 2012

Pedal power will be to the fore in the latest project to come from a creative urban regeneration initiative co-founded by UC academic Dr Ryan Reynolds (Theatre and Film Studies) and Canterbury graduate Coralie Winn.


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07 February 2012

Humans and robots can now communicate in a unique new language thanks to the Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) based at the University of Canterbury.


UC opens new centre for Pasifika achievement

03 February 2012

A new centre dedicated to raising the achievement of Pasifika students has been officially opened at the University of Canterbury's College of Education.


UC residency for Christchurch author

01 February 2012

Award-winning Christchurch writer and poet Helen Lowe will have her own office at the University of Canterbury for the next six months after being named one of two Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2012.


UC education graduate's thesis wins award

16 January 2012

UC education graduate Dr Margaret MacDonald has received national recognition for her doctoral thesis.


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12 January 2012

The saying everyone needs a friend has taken on cosmic proportions with new research showing that even stars like companions.


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12 January 2012

University of Canterbury English lecturer Philip Armstrong has won the prestigious Landfall essay prize for his essay on life following the Christchurch earthquakes, On Tenuous Ground.


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10 January 2012

Fourteen University of Canterbury alumni have been recognised in the 2012 New Year Honours List.