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UC academics to lead new Swiss Turing Centre

21 July 2015

In the wake of the recent blockbuster The Imitation Game about Alan Turing, Christchurch has acquired a new Turing-inspired connection with Europe.

Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders

20 July 2015

Two UC researchers' insights about two species of spider that feed preferentially on mosquitoes have been published in the Journal of Arachnology in America.

 Facial scrubs threaten health and environment

20 July 2015

Dr Sally Gaw will discuss the impact of microplastics on the environment at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) at 7pm on Wednesday 22 July.

Collaboration between engineers and architects

15 July 2015

Respected design engineer, Alastair Cattanach will discuss the benefits of collaboration between engineers and architects at a free public lecture at UC on 31 July.

Positive thoughts potentially dangerous

14 July 2015

Positive images of the Christchurch recovery are a "time travel dream machine", but more distracting than negative ones, according to UC research findings.

Canterbury 'Bee Team' helps typhoon victims

13 July 2015

Five UC students have returned from the Philippines after helping a poor community of 2,280 people establish hives of stingless bees to aid the community's recovery.

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13 July 2015

Dr Richard Strahan (EPECentre) has, with assistance from UC's Research & Innovation team, successfully completed a licensing agreement with Wellington Drive Technologies.

Two to receive Honorary Doctorates in 2015

08 July 2015

A Kiwi mathematician whose work ushered in 'the Golden Age of Black Hole Physics' and a Taranaki engineer whose companies are global leaders in bitumen will be honoured by UC.

Alumni Paris bound for climate change conference

07 July 2015

UC alumni Anna Sturman and Natalie Jones have been selected for the New Zealand Youth Delegation (NZYD).

Do head offices kill innovation?

06 July 2015

UC's Director of International Growth Strategies, Tony Mortensen, will explore the pitfalls of centralisation at a free public lecture at the University this week.

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