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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

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.


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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.


Experts presenting to the 100 resilience cities

13 June 2014

Two University of Canterbury experts will present to the Rockefeller Foundation in New York today about creating more resilient organisations.


Burning of demolition waste poses health risks

12 June 2014

A University of Canterbury environmental chemist has appealed to building contractors and homeowners to stop burning building materials rather than disposing of them safely.


Trust helping people could benefit community

11 June 2014

A Canterbury trust helping people with cerebral palsy, motor disorder and other neurological conditions is likely to benefit from research by a group of UC students.