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Iconic bridge building judgement day next week

03 October 2013

Bridge building has been one of the litmus tests for second year University of Canterbury civil engineering students for nearly 20 years.


UC researchers receive $800,000 for research

03 October 2013

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have each received $800,000 of Rutherford Discovery Fellowship funding over five years to further their research.


UC engineering academics receive Innovation Medal

03 October 2013

Three engineers have been recognised by the University of Canterbury (UC) for their efforts in playing a significant part in the rebuild of Christchurch.


UC commerce student produces app to help business

02 October 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) commerce and law student has produced an app that will help businesses seeking suggestions from customers.


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02 October 2013

A visiting cardiologist will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) next week.


UC students transform part of CBD

01 October 2013

More than 60 University of Canterbury (UC) students transformed a central part of inner city Christchurch at the weekend into four different activities on one site


UC award-winning author begins work on second book

30 September 2013

University of Canterbury gang lecturer and award-winning author Dr Jarrod Gilbert today announced he is beginning work on his second book, looking at murders in New Zealand.


UC students win tertiary engineering design comp

30 September 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) team of mechanical engineering students have won the annual Australasian tertiary engineering design competition in Sydney.


UC researchers investigating flooding risks

30 September 2013

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are investigating how the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes have increased flooding risks in the greater Christchurch area.


American astronaut to speak at UC next week

30 September 2013

An American astronaut will be the key speaker at the first New Zealand Starlight Festival in Tekapo and at the University of Canterbury (UC) next week.