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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.


Equipment library would help ill and the elderly

11 February 2015

A University of Canterbury student has come up with a novel library-style scheme to help sustain quality of life for people who are disabled, ill or need end-of-life care.


World land speed record holder prefers UC

11 February 2015

Automotive journalist and four-time world land speed record-holder Kevin Clemens has chosen UC to do his ground-breaking PhD research.


UC research into saving for super

10 February 2015

A UC research project is exploring decisions people make regarding their KiwiSaver superannuation scheme, in what is arguably the most important financial decision.


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