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Roy Kerr receives University's highest honour

10 May 2016

UC awards the rare honour of the title Canterbury Distinguished Professor to Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr who is also to receive the prestigious Crafoord Prize in Sweden.


Ioane appointed UC Pacific Artist in Residence

09 May 2016

New Zealand-Samoan artist Ioane Ioane has been appointed Artist in Residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at UC.


Pharmacist wins Science Journalism award

06 May 2016

A UC student who is a practising pharmacist and self-confessed "public health fanatic" has been awarded the 2016 New Zealand Science Journalism Fellowship.


Cameron Bagrie discusses the state of NZ economy

05 May 2016

In the next UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury alumnus Cameron Bagrie will discuss the state of the economy and its effects on Christchurch.


High levels of microplastics found on NZ coast

04 May 2016

A University of Canterbury student has identified that our shores have high concentrations of microplastics.


UC postgraduates win Georgetti scholarships

03 May 2016

Two University of Canterbury graduates have won more than $50,000 in prestigious William Georgetti scholarships to further their postgraduate studies.


UC leads cloud computing use for big data analysis

02 May 2016

UC is the first university in Australasia to develop cutting edge training through unique access to cloud infrastructure to solve big-data analysis problems.


UC students learn from earthquake rebuild site

28 April 2016

More than 100 budding engineers have been learning about the Christchurch rebuild first-hand in collaboration with industry in a visit to a central city rebuild site.


UC student wins $50,000 Proof of Concept grant

27 April 2016

A UC student has won the inaugural Canterbury Proof of Concept Grant, with the money set to help commercialise his ground-breaking initiative around electrical filters.


UC institute to build NZ geospatial future

26 April 2016

A new Geospatial Research Institute at UC is expected to add significant value to existing private and public investment in spatial data acquisition, application nand research


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