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24 November 2014

A UC postgraduate master of engineering management student has received an internship with one of the biggest information and communications technology companies in the world.


Better everyday systems should be a priority

21 November 2014

UC's Student Volunteer Army Foundation co-founder Jason Pemberton says experiencing the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes helped volunteers learn about dysfunctional everyday systems.


Quake response inquiry not achieved

20 November 2014

Lessons still need to be learned from the search and rescue efforts following the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, a leading New Zealand lawyer says.


Marketing expert to receive Teaching Medal

19 November 2014

Marketing expert Associate Professor Paul Ballantine will this week receive the University of Canterbury's Teaching Medal.


Foothills revisited in new book

19 November 2014

A new, updated edition of a popular Canterbury walking and tramping guide has been published this month by Canterbury University Press (CUP).


Could the Black Caps batsmen gain from Game Sense?

18 November 2014

Success in the 2015 World Cricket Cup will require far more than good technique for the Black Caps, UC's new head of sport and physical education Professor Richard Light says.


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17 November 2014

When UC physics student Hadleigh Frost heads to Oxford next year, he will be the fifth Canterbury student in five years to earn a Rhodes doctoral studies scholarship.


Businesses need to plan better to recover faster

17 November 2014

New Zealand businesses and organisations need to accurately plan better to recover faster from any major disaster, University of Canterbury resilience researcher.


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17 November 2014

Christchurch retailer, Richard Ballantyne will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Commerce by the University at a graduation ceremony next month.


West Coast gold rushes revived in book

17 November 2014

Fascinating tales from the men and women who experienced the hardships and triumphs of the West Coast gold rushes have been brought to life in the latest book from CUP.