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Academic joins UN scientific Climate Change panel

27 July 2016

UC political scientist Bronwyn Hayward has been invited to advise how the world's scientific community should respond to limit global warming.


UC research used in world-first 'Ferrari' overpass

25 July 2016

In a significant advance in engineering, New Zealand's newest overpass features a world-first in quake-resilient technology described as the "Ferrari" of bridges.


UC Connect:The Dis-United States - Clinton v Trump

21 July 2016

An upcoming UC Connect free public lecture will focus on the raucous 2016 Presidential election in the United States, which is causing headlines around the world.


The reality of Pokemon Go's Augmented Reality

21 July 2016

Could the next Pokemon Go phenomenon come from Canterbury? It nearly did. UC Professor Rob Lindeman of the HIT Lab NZ discusses the background behind the hype.


School students 'adopt' a scientist from UC

20 July 2016

Four Lincoln High School students have 'adopted' researchers at the University of Canterbury Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research.


Lab-on-a-chip unlocks world of possibilities

14 July 2016

Saving kauri trees, addressing disease and slowing the progress of cancer or MS are all future possibilities thanks to new technology called laboratory-on-a-chip.


Fellow from Hawaii to teach Te Reo at UC

12 July 2016

The University of Canterbury's Te Reo programme in Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies welcomed its first ever Visiting Canterbury Fellow yesterday.


UC expert welcomes 'important' digital curriculum

08 July 2016

Computer science education expert UC Professor Tim Bell has welcomed the news that New Zealand's school curriculum is changing to embrace the subject of digital technologies.


UC Connect: Feminism and Rape Awareness in NZ

08 July 2016

UC criminologist Professor Greg Newbold looks at rape awareness campaigns of the 1970s and 1980s and at the impact these had on rape consciousness and rape law in New Zealand.


Brandy Alger, project lead of Resilient and Sustainable Pop-Up Housing

07 July 2016

UC has won funding for two projects that aim to bring science and technology to young people and local communities.


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