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Academic's brainpower creates new income stream

17 September 2015

'Research commercialisation' at UC has taken a step forward via the signing of a new agreement with Lincoln-based agricultural technology company, CropLogic Ltd.


Richard Hartshorn elected IUPAC Secretary General

16 September 2015

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Dr Richard M Hartshorn has been elected Secretary General of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).


University of Canterbury improves QS ranking

15 September 2015

The University of Canterbury has improved 31 places to 211 in the latest QS University rankings.


UC student triumphs overseas

11 September 2015

UC Japanese Programme student, Brennan Galpin, has won first prize in the 2015 JSANZ Tertiary Japanese Language Contest.


UC names building after inventor John Britten

10 September 2015

The University of Canterbury is to name a College of Engineering building in honour of trailblazing Christchurch innovator and engineer John Britten.


Julia Rucklidge presented with the Ballin Award

07 September 2015

Professor Julia Rucklidge from the University of Canterbury has been presented with the Ballin Award.


UC media training exercise wins innovation award

07 September 2015

A joint media training exercise between The University of Canterbury's Hazard and Disaster Management and Journalism programmes has won an international award for innovation.


UC launches Earthquake Scholarships

02 September 2015

UC is to offer scholarships for postgraduate research into the effects of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes, focusing on the lessons learned from the response.


Basketball clash of colours

27 August 2015

The touring University of Chicago men's and women's basketball teams will take on University of Canterbury teams in exhibition matches dubbed Maroon vs Maroon on 8 September.


University of Canterbury announces half-year

26 August 2015

The UC six-monthly result to the end of June shows sound financial performance as it continues to deliver research excellence and high-quality education to students.


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