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UC expert welcomes 'important' digital curriculum

08 July 2016

Computer science education expert UC Professor Tim Bell has welcomed the news that New Zealand's school curriculum is changing to embrace the subject of digital technologies.


UC Connect: Feminism and Rape Awareness in NZ

08 July 2016

UC criminologist Professor Greg Newbold looks at rape awareness campaigns of the 1970s and 1980s and at the impact these had on rape consciousness and rape law in New Zealand.


Brandy Alger, project lead of Resilient and Sustainable Pop-Up Housing

07 July 2016

UC has won funding for two projects that aim to bring science and technology to young people and local communities.


Dr Geoffrey Rodgers

07 July 2016

Building solutions that challenge conventional construction wisdom are being researched and tested by UC academic Dr Geoffrey Rodgers.


UC research funded in Deep South Science Challenge

05 July 2016

UC researchers have been funded $450,000 for new scientific research to help better understand our future climate as part of the government's Deep South Science Challenge.


Princeton University Economics Professor Janet Currie

04 July 2016

A Princeton University Professor will discuss the pressing social, political and economic issue of inequality in a sold-out UC Connect public lecture at UC tonight.


UC engineer wins KiwiNet emerging innovator award

01 July 2016

A University of Canterbury academic has jointly won the emerging innovator award at the 2016 KiwiNet Awards that showcase the clever science driving business innovation.


UC marks 20th anniversary of anti-nuclear judgment

30 June 2016

The University of Canterbury joins the Disarmament & Security Centre marking 20 years since a historic judgment by the International Court of Justice on nuclear weapons.


Beyond lie detectors: 'The brain does not lie'

29 June 2016

What if we had the technology to read your mind? UC's Law School is leading a project to investigate the forensic potential of brain scanning technology.


UC engineer brings artist's work to life

29 June 2016

UC engineer Dr Alex O'Keefe is bringing to life an artwork designed by Len Lye, the late Christchurch artist known for his kinetic sculptures.


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