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21 Day International Challenge to change the world

30 March 2015

A new UC initiative will see UC students work with New Zealand business leaders to change the lives of struggling communities in Nepal, Morocco and Brazil.

Renowned roboticist to give public talk at UC

30 March 2015

A renowned roboticist who says robots in war could save soldiers' lives and ultimately reduce civilian casualties will give a public lecture on killer robots at the UC.

UC scientist helping critically endangered kakī

27 March 2015

A University of Canterbury scientist is investigating ways to ensure the survival and recovery of critically endangered kakī (black stilt) in the wild.

UC students aiding people in the eastern suburbs

26 March 2015

More than 100 first year University of Canterbury geography students have been out on the streets in the eastern suburb of Burwood in Christchurch helping the local community.

New collection from prize-winning poet

26 March 2015

Christchurch poet Frankie McMillan has released her latest collection of poetry with Canterbury University Press.

World authority on digital humanitarian issues

25 March 2015

A world authority on digital humanitarian issues says lifeline organisations get overwhelmed by the overflow of information generated during and after disasters.

University announces partnership with the SVA

25 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has today announced a key partnership with the Student Volunteer Army (SVA).

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25 March 2015

Research lead by a team from the University of Canterbury has found that commonly used herbicides can cause bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics.

Poor memory in teenagers with brain injury

24 March 2015

Teenagers who have suffered traumatic brain injury do not retain information as well as others and it can affect their studying, work life and friendships.

Sport coaching gaining wide appeal at UC

24 March 2015

Sport coaching is gaining wide appeal at the University of Canterbury because the degree is providing graduates with excellent jobs, an expert sports researcher says.

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