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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.


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.


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.


UC academic named 2014 Young Engineer of the Year

04 December 2014

Associate Professor Brendon Bradley has been named the New Zealand Young Engineer of the Year.


Engineering precinct redevelopment contract signed

03 December 2014

UC today signed a substantial contract with Hawkins Construction for the first major redevelopment of the campus's engineering precinct in more than 40 years.