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What if... we wore our computers?

28 October 2015

Erskine Fellow, Prof Leyland Pitt of Vancouver, Canada, explores the ways that wearable technology is emerging as one of the key areas companies are investing in.


Dr Jen Hay elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

23 October 2015

University of Canterbury Professor in Linguistics Dr Jennifer Hay has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.


Two Pasifika UC student teachers win scholarships

21 October 2015

Two University of Canterbury students are among the national scholarship winners honoured at a ceremony in Wellington recently.


Mathematician to receive Innovation Medal

06 October 2015

UC mathematician Associate Professor Rick Beatson is to receive the Innovation Medal for his work improving artificial limbs and mining exploration.


Electrical Engineering students spark at R&D Expo

02 October 2015

Both education and research were celebrated at the University of Canterbury's recent EPECentre Research and Development (R&D) Expo.


UC Alumnus helps save historic telescope

01 October 2015

The University of Canterbury has announced that the quake-damaged Townsend Telescope will again search the starry skies above the Arts Centre in central Christchurch.


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30 September 2015

Several University of Canterbury academics and UC's GeoHealth Laboratory have been commended at this year's New Zealand Geographical Society awards.


'Criminal gene' raises legal and moral issues

30 September 2015

A UC academic says the development of research around a 'criminal gene' and its increasing use in legal cases internationally raises scary issues for societies.


Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015.


UC composers win Douglas Lilburn contest

28 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury composers are among the winners of the inaugural NZTrio Composing Competition 2015: Celebrating Lilburn.


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