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28 July 2014

New Zealand's star para swimmer Sophie Pascoe is likely to win medals and achieve personal bests in her events at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week.


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25 July 2014

The University of Canterbury, in partnership with the Fulbright New Zealand Alumni Association, will welcome Sir Tamiti Reedy to campus on Thursday 31 July.


Antarctic fish should survive global warming

24 July 2014

A University of Canterbury student researcher is investigating how emerald rock fish in the Antarctic can adjust and survive the predicted global and sea temperature increase.


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23 July 2014

New Zealand should change the names of its towns and cities to Maori language, former All Black Dallas Seymour says.


Farmers could be paid to pollute, UC expert says.

23 July 2014

New Zealand farmers would be paid to pollute if they participated in the country's emissions trading scheme under current policy settings, UC expert says.


Canterbury graduate and rising young conductor

22 July 2014

A University of Canterbury graduate and one of the world's rising young conductors, Gemma New, heads to the United states next week to assist the Los Angeles Philharmonic.


UC student involved in Y20 summit declaration

22 July 2014

A UC postgraduate student has helped include disaster risk management and climate change problems in the final communique at the recently finished world Y20 summit in Sydney.


Ukraine crisis is a global issue

22 July 2014

The downing of Malaysian airlines' flight MH17 clearly shows the Ukraine crisis is not a local or regional affair, it is a global issue.


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21 July 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is heading to Baltimore in the United States to research making cities sustainable.


UC research investigating the Antarctic identity

21 July 2014

University of Canterbury PhD student Gabriela Roldan is investigating how five global cities including Christchurch are benefitting from their close Antarctic connections.