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Sustainable agriculture - getting more for less

21 October 2016

University of Canterbury (UC) research shows that timing could be everything when it comes to getting the best results out of fertilisers in the dairy industry.


UC academic wins award for forestry research

19 October 2016

A UC academic has been recognised for his important contribution to the forestry industry, winning an award for his international quality science research.


New book an environmental history of NZ rivers

18 October 2016

A new book on New Zealand's rivers sets out to inform current debate about the sustainable use of New Zealand's fresh water by exploring the history of our rivers.


Hunting the elusive neutrino in Antarctica

12 October 2016

In today's UC Connect public lecture, academic Jenni Adams will discuss the huge IceCube detector, a neutrino detector made from a cubic kilometre of Antarctic ice.


Cricket researcher makes game-changing app

12 October 2016

A University of Canterbury sport scientist has released a new mobile app that is set to change and improve the way cricket bowlers train.


Cochlear scholarship winner targets injustice

11 October 2016

A University of Canterbury law student has been recognised as one of the most outstanding young people with a Cochlear implant in Australasia.


UC's aspiring astronaut returns from NASA inspired

10 October 2016

Dr Sarah Kessans, who recently returned from initial interviews for NASA's Astronaut Candidate Class of 2017, tells us about the best week in her life (so far).


Rewriting Judgments: Feminism in Action

07 October 2016

New Zealand lawyers and legal academics are part of a global project in which they are challenged to think about the law in a different way to rewrite key judgments.


UC students urge Kiwis to become ant eaters

06 October 2016

Do you prefer your ants cooked medium rare or well done? This question could be coming to a restaurant near you if two Canterbury student-entrepreneurs get their way.


UC earthquake engineers win international honour

04 October 2016

Two UC earthquake engineers have been honoured at an American convention for the world-class excellence of their post-quake research assessing liquefaction hazards.


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