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20 June 2014

The time, effort and emotional energy spent on searching for people lost in the outdoors bush could be reduced with the help of better preparation and modern equipment.


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19 June 2014

Tomorrow is World Refugee Day and a University of Canterbury lecturer says there are around 40 million people of concern for the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR.


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18 June 2014

A UC postgraduate student is investigating computer science in schools to see if all students can get the opportunity of trying out the subject.


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17 June 2014

UC and Tait Communications' Wireless Network Partnership has been named winner of the BNZ Supreme Award at the 2014 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation awards.


CUP book a finalist in design awards

17 June 2014

A book designed by UC School of Fine Arts lecturer Aaron Beehre and published by Canterbury University Press is a finalist in the Publishers Association Book Design Awards.


Supercomputer hours to boost research

17 June 2014

BlueFern Director Professor Tim David and Dr Mohsin Shaikh have received an award of 2 million core hours on the Mira Blue Gene/Q system at the Argonne National Laboratory.


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17 June 2014

University of Canterbury and Auckland resilience researchers believe Christchurch could learn from Queensland's 2006 Cyclone Larry to house short term rebuild workers.


SVA planning next major campaign

16 June 2014

University of Canterbury's Student Volunteer Army has begun planning its next major campaign to help the community.


Canterbury student to launch robotic company

16 June 2014

A University of Canterbury PhD student has won an intern scholarship to the IBM research centre in the heart of Silicon Valley.


PhD student to study control engineering

16 June 2014

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering PhD student is heading to Princeton University to study dynamic modelling and control engineering.