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UC expert to help support humanitarian relief

28 November 2013

A UC disaster management relief expert has been deployed to the Philippines to support the humanitarian response to Typhoon Haiyan.


Crimes from Christchurch's colonial past explored

28 November 2013

A mysterious severed hand, a slander case involving a prominent merchant, bigamy, fraud and murder all feature in Christchurch Crimes and Scandals 1876-99, the latest offering


UC's first Distinguished Professor

27 November 2013

A mechanical engineering expert who is at the forefront of medical decision support research has become the first Distinguished Professor at the University of Canterbury (UC).


Challenges to be debated at NZ conference

27 November 2013

It is vital that the public gains an understanding of the challenges and new thinking that are emerging in post-quake ChCh says UC political science expert Dr Jeremy Moses.


Work to start on UC's major new science facility

27 November 2013

Construction work will start later next year on the University of Canterbury's (UC) $212 million new Regional Science and Innovation Centre.


Click Monday not necessarily the cheapest

26 November 2013

Click Monday is not necessarily the cheapest day of the year to buy goods, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.


Student putting books in the hands children

25 November 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate student is putting books in the hands of Afghan children through the virtual world and distributing to villages in Afghanistan.


UC investigating the amount people pay for water

25 November 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate student is investigating the amount people have to pay for water throughout New Zealand.


Tiny particles to explain more about Universe

22 November 2013

Scientists at the University of Canterbury (UC) are hoping that a particle that is almost nothing in size will tell them almost everything about the Universe.


Businesses need to plan better to recover faster

21 November 2013

New Zealand businesses and organisations need to plan better to recover faster from natural disasters, a University of Canterbury researcher says.