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Animal welfare still an issue after quakes

18 February 2015

The repercussions of the quakes that struck Canterbury four years ago could still be having a detrimental effect on the city's animals, says Associate Professor Annie Potts.


Character-building important in Japanese rugby

17 February 2015

A University of Canterbury research project has found that character-building is more important in Japanese schoolboy rugby than in New Zealand.


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17 February 2015

UC, with support from Lincoln University, Navitas and the Christchurch College of English Language, is going to Auckland as part of "Canterbury Education Partners".


Fresh information on European explorer encounters

16 February 2015

Scholars who have scoured the written records for information on the first encounter of European explorers with NZ Maori in 1642 and believe that there is more to discover.


Kieran Read to speak at UC rugby book launch

16 February 2015

All Black Kieran Read will help launch a sports book by a University of Canterbury sports expert later next week.


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13 February 2015

UC today joined Ngāti Porou and tribal leaders throughout the country in acknowledging one of the great Māori scholars of our time, Dr Apirana Mahuik.


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13 February 2015

See UC's news in brief this week.


Canterbury student wins halls scholarship

13 February 2015

First year University of Canterbury student Louise Woolhouse has been awarded a $5000 accommodation scholarship after making a satirical video.


Canterbury research on earthquake engineering

12 February 2015

Civil and natural resources engineers at UC are developing new technologies to evaluate the effects of earthquake-induced ground movement on buildings and facilities.


Honorary doctorates to be awarded this April

12 February 2015

A policewoman, a diplomat and a chief executive will be awarded honorary doctorates at the University of Canterbury graduation ceremonies in April.


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