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Canterbury professor recognised for his work

14 July 2014

UC's Professor Mike Steel, who is using mathematics to help biologists discover more about the evolution of life, has been recognised for his work with UC's Research Medal.

Canterbury research into clean-up plans wins

14 July 2014

A UC geological sciences postgraduate has won a competition about communicating his thesis investigating the clean-up work required after an Auckland volcanic eruption.

Canterbury students develop a personal robot

11 July 2014

A group of University of Canterbury students are developing a personal robot with the aim of bringing robotics to people to improve quality of life.

Adelaide engineering students to visit UC

09 July 2014

Forty three final year engineering students from the University of Adelaide will spend two weeks in Christchurch, based at the University of Canterbury.

Access to New Zealand courts not free yet

08 July 2014

New Zealander can be forgiven in thinking that only the rich willingly go to court, University of Canterbury's Dean of Law Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says.

University students installing solar power

08 July 2014

The efforts of University of Canterbury students to install solar energy power for people around New Zealand, in the Pacific and in Nepal will be highlighted this month.

Canterbury researcher producing hip replacement

08 July 2014

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering researcher is working on a sound device to listen to the performance of hip and joint replacements.

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04 July 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is heading to New York to research the rise and fall in the New Zealand exchange rate.

Research on the impact of brain injury on adults

03 July 2014

A University of Canterbury research project is seeking to find out the impact of traumatic brain injury on adults aged 50 to 65.

UC academic receives top teaching award

03 July 2014

Professor Charles Fleischmann (Civil and Natural Resources Engineering) has been recognised as one of New Zealand's top tertiary teachers.