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Rebuilding tornado-ravaged home town

05 November 2014

A UC international student used her Christchurch experiences to help support her home town of Washington, Illinois.


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04 November 2014

Two University of Canterbury experts have received $849,000 of Marsden funding over three years to develop better wearable computer systems.


UC to celebrate 100 years at Cass field station

03 November 2014

UC will soon celebrate 100 years of teaching and research at the Cass field station, which has been immortalised in the painting by famous New Zealand artist Rita Angus.


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31 October 2014

More than 10 national and international experts will deliver key addresses to the second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit to be held at UC next month.


Students making the most of health and recreation

30 October 2014

Most UC students are making the most of opportunities to connect with campus life, through involvement in clubs and the use of health and recreation facilities.


Australasian Young Rail Engineer of the Year

29 October 2014

University of Canterbury engineering graduate Esther Warren has been named the Australasian Young Rail Engineer of the Year.


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).


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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