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Professor Tim Bell

02 November 2017

The ACM SIGCSE organisation, a group of international computer science educators from more than 60 countries, has recognised the global achievements of Canterbury academic Professor Tim Bell with its prestigious annual award.


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31 October 2017

The lessons of the 1918 influenza pandemic could help inform planning for a future pandemic in New Zealand, according to historian Dr Geoffrey Rice.


Karen Healey

30 October 2017

University of Canterbury Writer in Residence Karen Healey is kickstarting her new novel in a novel way.


Katie Pickles

25 October 2017

University of Canterbury History Professor Katie Pickles has been awarded a prestigious 2017 James Cook Research Fellowship by the Royal Society Te Apārangi, while two early-career UC researchers will receive postdoctoral fellowships, it was announced today.


Michael Bartlett holding a Salmon

25 October 2017

It’s a fish tale of a sexual nature that may impact our understanding of male fertility. A University of Canterbury doctoral researcher has discovered that male salmon can adjust their sperm’s swimming speed if competing with a rival to reproduce.


Associate Professor Sally Gaw

25 October 2017

University of Canterbury environmental chemists are urging caution after the recently released “Land Use Assessment Report – Productive Land Use” by Regenerate Christchurch identified livestock grazing and fodder production as options for Red Zoned land in Christchurch.


Ursula Rack in Antarctica

25 October 2017

A University of Canterbury Antarctic researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to help her study other countries’ Antarctic histories.


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20 October 2017

A team of three University of Canterbury mechanical engineering students has won the prestigious international Warman Design & Build Competition held in Sydney last week, competing against thousands of students.


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20 October 2017

In what may be a New Zealand first, University of Canterbury physics students will get the chance to work in a wide range of industries on real-world business projects, while local industry has the opportunity to gain from students’ up-to-date expertise on subjects as diverse as climate change, cosmology and nanotechnology.


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17 October 2017

In the upcoming Royal Society Te Apārangi and UC Connect public lecture – Protecting taonga – a conservation geneticist and an environmental chemist will talk about their work protecting Aotearoa’s natural treasures.


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