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UC annual result for 2015

24 February 2016

The University of Canterbury's annual result for 2015 shows encouraging financial progress towards a return to surplus by 2019, reports Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.


UC professor uses supercomputer to simulate quake

23 February 2016

University of Canterbury Professor in Earthquake Engineering Brendon Bradley has, using UC's Blue Gene supercomputer, simulated the ground shaking from the 14 February quake.


UC academics take up challenge to help NZ children

19 February 2016

University of Canterbury academics are taking leading roles in the new government science challenge to improve health and education outcomes for New Zealand's children.


MBIE funds UC in international science research

19 February 2016

An investment of $4.75 million for 18 new Global Research Partnerships was announced by MBIE, with nearly $1 million going to projects lead by UC.


Universities unite in freshwater research

17 February 2016

The University of Canterbury's Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr and Lincoln University's Acting Vice-Chancellor Dr John Hay sign a new Waterways Centre agreement.


EQC helps fund UC natural disaster research

16 February 2016

New research involving the University of Canterbury funded by the Earthquake Commission will improve understanding of volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and building design.


New windows on the Universe

12 February 2016

Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory researchers have spotted gravitational waves - UC Physics Professor David Wiltshire explains what it means for us.


UC leadership training adopted by Wynyard Group

11 February 2016

International software company Wynyard Group is sending more of its staff to UC this year, after seeing the benefits of UC's leadership training.


Universities team up to tackle disasters

10 February 2016

Canterbury's universities are pooling their resources to give students a wide range of skills to help manage the after-effects of natural disasters.


UC Innovators' winning ideas announced

05 February 2016

UC Innovators' Summer Start-Up Programme has announced the winning student ventures, coinciding with the official opening of the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship.


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