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UC Test Range enabling new drone technology

16 September 2016

UC's Spatial Engineering Research Centre is helping to lead the way in the development of drones for industry, due to the activation of a new test range for UAVs.


O le malaga malosi tele - a very strong journey

15 September 2016

Showcasing work produced by Ioane Ioane during his 2016 Creative New Zealand/Macmillan Brown Pacific Artist Residency, O le malaga malosi tele provides a glimpse into Samoa's


UC student wins scholarship to Cambridge

13 September 2016

UC Master's student Amy Hill has been awarded a prestigious Woolf Fisher Scholarship to fund her future doctorate studies at the University of Cambridge in England.


UC students organise family wellbeing event

12 September 2016

University of Canterbury students are promoting mental health as a 'resource for life' through a weekend amble in the Botanic Gardens.


'EQ f***ing C' - A Revenge Comedy in the making

09 September 2016

In an upcoming public lecture, UC academic, playwright and director Dr Christina Stachurski will discuss the process of writing a comedy especially for Christchurch.


UC ranked NZ's most research intensive university

06 September 2016

New Zealand's most research intensive university has generated a record amount of external research funding due to its collaborative strategy.


Brexit: a view from afar

05 September 2016

In a "light" and "accessible" legal seminar, UC Professor of Law Philip Joseph will explore the giant leap into the unknown triggered by the Brexit vote.


UC welcomes re-opening of Rutherford's Den

01 September 2016

After being closed for five years, Rutherford's Den has been re-opened at the Arts Centre of Christchurch, the original site of the University of Canterbury until 1974.


UC researcher aims to 3D-print synthetic wood

01 September 2016

Associate Professor David Leung is working on creating a new, sustainable industry for synthetic wood manufacture through 3D bio-printing live plant cells.


Saving the world, one coffee cup at a time

29 August 2016

At the University of Canterbury, sustainability advocate Dr Matt Morris is helping to lead the charge, taking on the use of takeaway coffee cups.


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