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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.


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18 July 2014

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating a brain protein which may impact on the memory of people with Alzheimer's disease.


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18 July 2014

An ancient Greek mug, dated about 330-320BC, has been gifted to the University of Canterbury's James Logie Memorial Collection.


Christchurch Art Show win for UC student

18 July 2014

UC Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours student Stephanie McEwin is celebrating after recently winning first prize at the inaugural Christchurch Art Show.


Tampa boat refugee to give public lecture at UC

17 July 2014

Nearly 13 years ago, the Norwegian freighter Tampa rescued about 430 people, mainly Afghans and Iraqis, from a sinking fishing vessel off Australia.


Underwater vehicle to be used to measure sea ice

16 July 2014

A UC scientist is measuring the thickness and biological productivity of Antarctic sea ice using a remote underwater vehicle to understand its role in oc


Hurring heading to the women's Rugby World Cup

15 July 2014

New Zealand rugby player Haile Hurring heads to the World Cup in Paris with one eye on the rugby pitch and the other on her text books.