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The Super 15 rugby final - more than just a game

29 July 2014

The outcome of this weekend's Super 15 rugby final is pivotally important, a University of Canterbury sports education expert says.


Running out of time for university researcher

28 July 2014

A terminally-ill University of Canterbury researcher is almost running out of time to complete her research before motor neurone disease takes over her life.


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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.


Leading international aid worker at UC

28 July 2014

A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the UC next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.


Loss of QE II Stadium has affected the performance

25 July 2014

Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Queen Elizabeth II Stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes.


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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.