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Earthquake book to be launched at Film Festival

14 August 2015

A new book about how earthquakes have been represented on film will be launched on 20 August during the New Zealand International Film Festival.


Fulbright scholarship takes UC student to Florida

13 August 2015

University of Canterbury (UC) student Tom Swan is heading to the United States after being awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study mosquitoes.


Two tertiary teaching awards for Canterbury

12 August 2015

Two dedicated UC academics received Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards at a presentation at Parliament.


Arts education can boost Kiwi economy

10 August 2015

The purpose of a university education and the value of an Arts degree will be explored at a free public lecture at UC at 7pm on Wednesday 12 August.


Canterbury student becomes World Champion

05 August 2015

Bradley Meredith, an engineering student at the UC, has won top prize in the international finals of the 14th 'Chinese Bridge' competition held this week in Beijing, China.


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30 July 2015

The University of Canterbury Council will lead the way in reducing the size of its governing body - from 20 members to 12, following the gazetting of a new constitution.


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29 July 2015

UC has sold its stake in Canterbury Seismic Instruments Limited to local technology advisory and investment company Aoraki Partners.


Prize for Canterbury student's drone innovation

24 July 2015

UC engineering student Scott Spooner's entry in the prestigious 'C-Prize UAV Challenge' has been recognised as the most innovative entry across New Zealand.


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23 July 2015

Two University of Canterbury (UC) researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism.


UC student working with top Android designer

22 July 2015

A HIT Lab NZ student's exploratory research of human-robot interaction could have an impact on the selection of service robots in households of the future.


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