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Tram passengers to see UC-designed views city

21 November 2013

When the Christchurch trams resume next week for the first time since the 2011 earthquake, passengers will be able to view the city as it was via the tram's television screens


Leading academics to be honoured for achievements

20 November 2013

Six leading University of Canterbury (UC) academics will be honoured for achievements in their field at the annual Chancellor's dinner event on campus on Friday night.


Research into investment of thoroughbred racing

19 November 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate student has been investigating the thoroughbred racing tradition in the Canterbury region.


Work needed to improve wellbeing among students

19 November 2013

More education work needs to be done to improve the importance of teaching the skills of happiness in schools, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher says.


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.