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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.


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

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


UC graduate sets up cricket foundation

24 June 2014

A UC graduate has set up the Cricket Live Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation using cricket to help change the lives of children from slum areas in India and Sri Lanka.


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.


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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.