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UC students recognised at inaugural Youth Awards

28 June 2016

Four UC students have won awards for their youth advocacy work, including Josiah Tualamali'i who won the Supreme Youth Award at the inaugural Canterbury Youth Awards.


UC graduates win Fulbright Awards

28 June 2016

University of Canterbury graduates will receive their Fulbright certificates at an awards ceremony at Parliament tonight.


Finding sustainable solutions for NZ forestry

27 June 2016

An innovative team at the University of Canterbury's School of Forestry is working to find a solution to a key challenge facing New Zealand's forestry industry.


New engineering diploma has humanitarian focus

24 June 2016

Learning how to apply analytical and problem solving skills to create a better world is the goal of UC's new Diploma in Global Humanitarian Engineering (DipGlobalHumanEng).


Synaesthetes taste sound, hear colour

22 June 2016

A UC study suggests that synaesthesia does not make you more or less creative, however, a teacher's understanding of synaesthesia could enhance how they teach the arts.


Can we rehabilitate our problem waterways?

22 June 2016

Finding solutions to problems in Canterbury's waterways isn't an isolated challenge. Freshwater health is failing across New Zealand and the world, says Prof Angus McIntosh.


Bushrangers' multiple murders brought to light

21 June 2016

A book about one of the South Island's most shocking multiple murders has been published by Canterbury University Press to mark the 150th anniversary of the crimes.


UC research on effects of the quakes on whitebait

17 June 2016

The recovery of īnanga (whitebait) spawning sites following the Canterbury earthquakes will be discussed in a seminar by doctoral researcher Shane Orchard


UC alumni named in Queen's Honours

16 June 2016

Several University of Canterbury alumni and Friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, announced on 6 June.


GRI to meet geospatial data skills shortage

15 June 2016

UC's new Geospatial Research Institute will deliver world-class geospatial science projects and meet the demand for collaborative research with industry and government.


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