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Aid worker says villagers desperate for help

09 December 2014

University of Canterbury senior fellow and entrepreneur-in-residence international humanitarian aid worker Linda Cruse says villagers are desperate for help.


Aid worker on the scene helping typhoon victims

09 December 2014

A UC international humanitarian aid worker is on the scene helping victims of Typhoon Hagupit which has swept across eastern Philippines, threatening many coastal areas.


Antarctic toothfish, lost - and found

08 December 2014

Scientists from the UC, the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), and the University of Illinois are working together at Scott Base.


History of local gem

08 December 2014

The history of one of the world's most sought after grasses is unfurled in a new book that has been published by Canterbury University Press (CUP) this month.


Engineering formula car much faster than last year

08 December 2014

The University of Canterbury mechanical engineering students' formula car is about 25 percent faster than last year when it was ranked the top rookie team in the competition.


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08 December 2014

The University of Canterbury (UC) is now enrolling students in its new Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) degree.


Canterbury e-learning professor recognised

08 December 2014

A UC professor of e-learning with an outstanding international research reputation has been recognised for her contribution to the New Zealand education system.


Impacts of future eruptions highlighted

08 December 2014

A future eruption from one of New Zealand's caldera volcanoes can be expected to cause considerable physical, social and economic damage to New Zealand.


Scientist studying warmer, rougher NZ coastline

04 December 2014

An award-winning University of Canterbury marine scientist will be busy over the summer break studying New Zealand's warmer and rougher coastline.


Study discovers personal products in Antarctica

04 December 2014

A UC project has found everyday chemicals used in personal care products including soaps, cosmetics and sunscreens are present in sewage effluents discharged.