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UC student aspires to be top disabled sprinter

16 September 2013

A 19-year-old University of Canterbury commerce student, Liam Malone who lost both legs at the age of two, is aspiring to be New Zealand's top sprinter.


Helping detect growth of stroke and heart disease

13 September 2013

UC research into heart disease is aimed at allowing clinicians to identify and detect the growth of stroke and heart disease plaques before they are large enough to rupture.


Lyttelton Time Bank built and mobilised resources

12 September 2013

A University of Canterbury marketing researcher has found the Lyttelton Time Bank was a builder and mobiliser of resources during the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.


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12 September 2013

A UK astronomy expert will deliver a research lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) and give a public talk at the first New Zealand Starlight Festival in Tekapo.


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12 September 2013

The University of Canterbury is celebrating 50 years of awarding Honorary Doctorates to its outstanding graduates.


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11 September 2013

The University of Canterbury (UC) has maintained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world.


World chemistry leader to visit UC

11 September 2013

Britain's Professor Graham Richards, who until recently was head of the biggest university chemistry department in the western world, will visit the UC later this year.


UC to stage a meet the candidates night

10 September 2013

The University of Canterbury (UC) will stage a speed-voting meet the candidates event for all Christchurch City council election candidates.


Blacktop receivership highlights issues

10 September 2013

The recent receivership of Blacktop Construction has served to highlight margin issues for construction companies, a University of Canterbury business expert says.


Study looks at why people left jobs after quakes

09 September 2013

A University of Canterbury business lecturer has examined how the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes impacted on people's decisions to quit their jobs.