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UC RSIC contract awarded

23 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has agreed to award a contract to Fletcher Construction to carry out the construction of stage one of its Regional Science and Innovation Centre.


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23 March 2015

Work has begun on preparing a site on Waimairi Road to build a 60-bed student accommodation block as an extension of the Bishop Julius hall of residence at UC.


Students raise near $6000 going Two Weeks Without

18 March 2015

University of Canterbury students have gone Two Weeks Without raising a grand total of $5733 for Christchurch charities.


UC Turing expert wins international award

16 March 2015

UC's Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Jack Copeland, has just been named 2016 winner of the Covey Award by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy.


Whitebait on the move

16 March 2015

The Canterbury earthquakes devastated the lower reaches of the Heathcote River / Ōpāwaho and its mouth at the Avon-Heathcote estuary.


Recognising risks to better protect children

16 March 2015

Providing a safe environment for children in disaster-prone countries is as much about understanding the risks associated with a disaster.


UC students win national engineering prize

16 March 2015

A UC student flying fox engineering design project involving a 400 metre high-wire ride dropping 150 vertical metres down the face of Coronet Peak has been recognised.


Deans and Thorne reunite at UC next week

13 March 2015

Former All Blacks and Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will be the key speaker at the University of Canterbury's first sports seminar series event on campus next week.


UC signs to build structural earthquake laboratory

12 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with Dominion Construction to build a multi-million structural earthquake laboratory.


Micronutrients trial for smokers to give up

12 March 2015

A substantial University of Canterbury smoking trial has begun to see if smokers are more likely to quit if they consume micronutrients.


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