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Positive Air NZ results significant says UC expert

30 August 2013

Air New Zealand's 156 per cent hike in annual net profit to $182 million is extremely significant especially in a difficult global market, a UC marketing expert says.

Almost $1 million in funding for UC researcher

29 August 2013

University of Canterbury engineering researchers have received almost $1 million over two years to investigate 3D media in a leading-edge exciting area.

Recovery similarities between ChCh and New Orleans

29 August 2013

A post-disaster university response expert from New Orleans, says he sees recovery similarities between his home town and Christchurch following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

Avon River could be a feature of world-best park

28 August 2013

The regeneration of Christchurch's Avon River into a world-best city park using the best ecological regeneration techniques by reclaiming red zone areas will reshape the city.

Quakes had enduring physical and mental impact

27 August 2013

The 2010 and 2011 earthquakes have produced an enduring physical and mental health impact on Christchurch people, a University of Canterbury expert says.

Landmark symposium looking at ChCh resilience

26 August 2013

A landmark symposium looking at Christchurch's resilience following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes will be held at the University of Canterbury.

Research examines the fate of CBD retailers

26 August 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is investigating what has happened to 355 businesses in Christchurch's core inner city area.

How heritage tourism is surviving post-quakes

26 August 2013

A University of Canterbury marketing postgraduate student is investigating how heritage tourism in Christchurch can survive after a natural disaster.

More school students attracted to computer science

23 August 2013

New Zealand school students, who traditionally aspired to be All Blacks, doctors or lawyers, are becoming more attracted to computer science, a UC expert says.

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23 August 2013

Three computer science students from UC have been awarded Orion Health Computer Science Scholarships which will see them gain valuable workplace experience while they study.