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Incompetency Training in Making Tough Decisions

28 July 2016

Incompetency training is often highly effective in committing trainees and entire nations to bad to disastrous actions, according to US marketing expert Prof Arch Woodside.


Māori UC student teacher wins Kupe scholarship

28 July 2016

An outstanding Māori UC student teacher has been awarded a Kupe Scholarship for providing a role model of success in education, it was announced in Parliament this week.


Joe Letteri - Bringing the Virtual to Reality

27 July 2016

In a sold-out UC Connect public lecture, Weta Digital's multiple Oscar-winning Senior VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri, ONZM, will discuss the changing use of visual effects in film


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.


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