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19 September 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Dr Catherine Knight, author of New Zealand’s Rivers: An environmental history, will explore some of our complex history with rivers since humans first settled in Aotearoa New Zealand.


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14 September 2017

The accelerating expansion of the Universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect, according to new University of Canterbury research published in a journal of the Royal Astronomical Society.


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13 September 2017

University of Canterbury Science and Engineering researchers have gained $10.7 million in funding for five Smart Ideas proposals and two Research Programmes in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2017 Endeavour Round.


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01 September 2017

The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year.


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18 August 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law.


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18 August 2017

Low-lying, isolated communities on the Chatham Islands are extremely exposed to tsunami, according to a University of Canterbury student’s original research.


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17 August 2017

Jess McHale from Geological Sciences took out 3rd place in UC's 3 Minute Thesis Competition.


UC Geography's Geospatial Science Technician Paul Bealing talks drones and UAVs

15 August 2017

Year 13 Geography scholarship students spent a day at UC learning about drones, tracking using social media, and how your location is constantly recorded by companies and services.


Dr Graham Walker on stage with flames

15 August 2017

Entertainment and science collided on stage in an explosive display.


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10 August 2017

University of Canterbury Adjunct Professor of Science Communication Simon Pollard has had a native spider named after him.


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