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NZ literature champion retires after four decades

27 May 2016

UC Emeritus Professor Patrick Evans, who was instrumental in legitimising New Zealand literature, has retired following a significant career spanning over four decades.


CCHL appoints four new director interns from UC

26 May 2016

Christchurch City Holdings has announced 12 successful recipients of their director internships, four of whom are strongly linked to the University of Canterbury.


UC alumna welcomed into Hi-Tech Hall of Fame

25 May 2016

Founder of global company Sysdoc, University of Canterbury alumna Katherine Corich has been inducted to the Hi-Tech Hall of Fame at the annual Hi-Tech Awards Gala Dinner.


Have LEGO toys become more violent?

23 May 2016

LEGO toy products have become significantly more violent in recent years, according to newly published research from the University of Canterbury.


What will an Alpine Fault earthquake feel like?

19 May 2016

The next UC Connect public lecture is on how new methods of understanding ground shaking in the Canterbury earthquakes are helping us prepare for the big one.


UC study into how children with autism sleep

16 May 2016

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


UC researchers nominated for business innovation

16 May 2016

Two University of Canterbury academics are shortlist finalists in the 2016 KiwiNet Awards that showcase the clever science driving business innovation in New Zealand.


UC Connect lecture on Mars sold out

12 May 2016

The 300 people who were quick enough to get tickets will see Martian scenery and learn about NASA rover Curiosity's most interesting discoveries from a senior NASA scientist.


Next-gen virtual reality tech for UC students

12 May 2016

Leading the way in next-generation virtual reality and motion capture technology, the HIT Lab NZ at UC is a founding site for the Crytek VR First initiative.


UC academic honoured for arachnology career

11 May 2016

UC Professor Robert R. Jackson and his productive and successful career in arachnology is being honoured in a special edition of The New Zealand Journal of Zoology.


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