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Christchurch could become `the city of bridges'

18 November 2013

One of New Zealand's leading academic bridge builders believes post-quake Christchurch could switch from being known as the garden city to the city of bridges.


UC Teaching Medal awarded

18 November 2013

UC geography academic Professor Eric Pawson has been awarded the University of Canterbury's Teaching Medal for 2013.


UC researchers undertaking cricket study

14 November 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) sports scientist is supervising a summer scholarship cricket research project .


Student researching how animals and shelters coped

14 November 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) scholarship student will spend summer researching how animals and shelters coped with the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.


UC postgraduate wins international award

13 November 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) honours student Eleanor Barclay has won an international award for her research into brain damage that affects reading, writing and speaking.


Research finds significant gastroenteritis effects

13 November 2013

University of Canterbury (UC) research has found significant prevalence of gastroenteritis in Christchurch following the 2011 earthquake.


UC law student wins RMLA Scholarship

13 November 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student, Rachael Harris, who is researching co-governance arrangements between iwi and the Crown, has won a Law Association scholarship


UC's student wins Rhodes Scholarship

12 November 2013

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering student, who is one of New Zealand most talented cyclists, is the latest UC student to win a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford.


UC research to help improve cancer drug delivery

12 November 2013

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering research lecturer is investigating new technologies to help improve the delivery of drugs to skin cancer patients.


Greater parent support needed for bullied children

12 November 2013

Bullying, child abuse and the other social issues such as drugs and alcohol, highlight the need for parent education and greater support for parents.