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UC journalism students to tackle cultural issues

19 August 2013

The University of Canterbury (UC) is launching a joint New Zealand-European programme on journalism to tackle cultural misunderstanding and prejudice.


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16 August 2013

The 2010 and 2011 quakes in ChCh illustrate why local awareness of potential coastal interactions is essential for planning responses to a range of hazards, says UC expert.


Researcher shares international publishing award

16 August 2013

A UC business researcher and her co-author have received an international award at the Academy of Management Conference in Orlando, Florida.


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16 August 2013

A linguistics PhD student studying English accents in non-native speakers has earned $5000 for winning UC's fourth annual Thesis in Three annual event.


Are the All Blacks ruining rugby in NZ?

15 August 2013

A University of Canterbury sociology expert is questioning whether the All Blacks are ruining rugby in New Zealand.


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15 August 2013

A University of Canterbury expert believes sex offenders can be effectively rehabilitated.


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14 August 2013

A UC law student has investigated allegations of human trafficking for forced labour in foreign charter vessels in NZ's fishing industry.


New Zealand's biggest bridge testing at UC

14 August 2013

New Zealand's biggest testing of a concrete bridge will take place at the University of Canterbury over the next two days.


Student to take up Rhodes scholarship

14 August 2013

Christchurch physics and maths student James Bonifacio heads to Oxford next month as the University of Canterbury's latest Rhodes Scholar.


UC exhibition to show transformation of East

13 August 2013

A major University of Canterbury exhibition, Thx 4 the Memories, featuring the 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes will open in the city next week.