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CUP publishes first book on Olivia Spencer Bower

08 December 2015

Canterbury University Press is publishing the first book dedicated to the life and work of artist Olivia Spencer Bower.


UC establishes new Professorship

07 December 2015

A new UC professorship will promote greater architectural and engineering collaboration and expand the awareness, teaching and research of architectural engineering.


NZ's first geospatial science conference at UC

04 December 2015

A new geospatial science conference will look at diverse topics, including ways to use disruptive new technology to create real-world solutions for health and urban planning.


Henry VIII's divorce lawyer's Magna Carta at UC

01 December 2015

UC is publicly displaying New Zealand's oldest copy of the Magna Carta for the first time, just as its connection with King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn has been discovered.


UC re-elects Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor

30 November 2015

The University of Canterbury Council has re-elected its Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor.


UC appoints new Distinguished Professor

26 November 2015

UC has elevated one of New Zealand's top science communicators and pre-eminent marine scientists to the rank of Distinguished Professor.


UC Motorsport students take race car to Melbourne

25 November 2015

Inspired by racing legend John Britten, UC Motorsport students hope they have the world-beating formula as they head to Melbourne to race a car they built from scratch.


UC Professor wins Science Communicator award

20 November 2015

UC Professor of Marine Science David Schiel has been awarded the New Zealand Science Communicator of the Year award by the New Zealand Association of Scientists.


UC academic publishes new history of Tonga

20 November 2015

Tonga's most comprehensive history now includes chapters covering the last decade's shaky transition towards democracy, bringing the island kingdom's story up to date.


Former MP examines 'The Politics of Education'

17 November 2015

A new University of Canterbury summer-school paper, taught by a former New Zealand politician, will examine 'The Politics of Education'.


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