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Young UC researchers' work recognised

10 October 2014

Two University of Canterbury (UC) academics have been named the inaugural recipients of the University of Canterbury's Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award.


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09 October 2014

Businesses for custom high heels, tutoring assistance for students and assembling kitset products have all be successful ideas in the annual $85,000 entré business competition


Stories of family past investigated

09 October 2014

An acclaimed writer is venturing overseas to study another language in order to piece together the puzzle of his own family history.


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07 October 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) student-run not-for-profit organisation will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Wednesday 8 October at its annual awards ceremony.


What if... We could predict Game of Thrones?

06 October 2014

University of Canterbury (UC) academic Dr Richard Vale (Mathematics and Statistics) has designed a statistical model to predict the future outcome of Game of Thrones.


Fine arts graduate finalist in the Wallace Awards

03 October 2014

A University of Canterbury fine arts graduate Elle Plank is the youngest person among the finalists in this year's Wallace Art Awards.


A man's best friend in Antarctica

02 October 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) historian will recount the special role that dogs have played in Antarctic operations at a public talk on Sunday (5 October) at NZ IceFest.


Ice telescope uncovers mysteries of the universe

01 October 2014

A UC astroparticle physicist will explain how a telescope made from ice can help scientists search for high-energy particles from the cosmos at a public talk on Friday.


Popular Kiwi writer's latest poetry book released

30 September 2014

Popular Kiwi writer Apirana Taylor will launch his sixth volume of poetry with Canterbury University Press in October.


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26 September 2014

UC research may shortly be helping elite sportspeople and adrenaline junkies share their emotions during an event through a new form of wearable teleconferencing.