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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

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


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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.


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.


Key speaker will talk from tragic experience

13 November 2014

A mother who lost her 12 year old daughter in a car crash this year will give a keynote talk about resilience at the second annual New Zealand tertiary engagement summit at UC


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13 November 2014

UC's CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquake digital archive last night won the Open Source in Social Services award at the New Zealand Open Source Awards ceremony.


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12 November 2014

UC biological sciences research student Edward Marks has made a fresh discovery into heart disease issues, which has earned him an award for scientific innovation.


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12 November 2014

A University of Canterbury master of engineering management (MEM) student is producing an app to help a large consulting company improve their health and safety systems.


UC electric vehicles featuring at Evolocity

11 November 2014

UC will have many of its electric vehicles featuring in Evolocity, the first event of its kind in New Zealand, at Ruapuna, Christchurch, later this month.


Shape-shifting molecules

10 November 2014

A UC research project is investigating the impact of large molecular cages trapping small molecules within them to help improve drug delivery methods and medical diagnoses.