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Canterbury researchers providing earthquake advice

27 June 2014

A group of University of Canterbury natural hazard researchers will provide suggestions to strengthening Nepal's resilience in the face of major earthquakes at an international symposium in Singapore this weekend.


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26 June 2014

A University of Canterbury PhD health sciences student is investigating the benefits of natural medicine to help with common colds.


Researcher plans to produce world first sensor

26 June 2014

A leading UC researcher will undertake world first clinical trials at Christchurch Hospital to help patients with cardiovascular and circulatory resuscitation issues.


Canterbury has a new chaplain

25 June 2014

The University of Canterbury has a new senior chaplain, radio show host the Reverend Joshua 'Spanky' Moore, who replaces Tom Innes.


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25 June 2014

Film-makers from Iran and Bangladesh are the inaugural recipients of the University of Canterbury's Vincent Ward Prize for Innovative Film.


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25 June 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is the first New Zealander to undertake an economic policy degree at the University of Columbia.


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25 June 2014

The University of Canterbury received 10 of the 26 percent of the Fulbright scholarships, more than any other university, announced at Parliament House tonight.


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25 June 2014

A UC civil engineering graduate is heading to Stanford University with a $33,000 Fulbright scholarship to study earthquake-related structural engineering.


Research centres looking to improve UAV's

23 June 2014

The University of Canterbury's Wireless and Spatial Engineering Research Centres are looking to improve their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).


3D scanner to help reduce diseases

23 June 2014

UC and New Zealand is leading the world's pre-clinical imaging market with research work on its commercial 3D scanner improving the treatment of diseases.