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Top UC researchers elected Fellows of RSNZ

29 October 2014

Two top University of Canterbury researchers - Professor Alison Downard and Professor David Schiel - have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.


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28 October 2014

UC will build on and strengthen its connections with the central city, leasing the Chemistry Building in the Arts Centre for at least the next eight years.


UC academic hitting the right notes

24 October 2014

A UC composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM).


Excellence in IT education recognised

23 October 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer scientist has been awarded two awards at the inaugural New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards.


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23 October 2014

UC has appointed Fijian academic Dr Steven Ratuva as professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and director of the prestigious Macmillan Brown Research Centre


Health and safety sorted

22 October 2014

A University of Canterbury student-developed company is helping the construction industry better work through health and safety incidents on the spot.


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16 October 2014

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


UC one of top universities to travel abroad to

14 October 2014

The University of Canterbury (UC) has been named as one of the top universities worth travelling abroad for by website FlipKey.com.


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13 October 2014

UC will launch its new Master of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing joint initiative with CPIT today (13 October).


Spider prefers mosquitoes for dinner

13 October 2014

UC scientists have discovered that a Malaysian jumping spider, Paracyrba wanlessi, specialises at dining on mosquitoes.