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15 May 2017

UC Science is proud to sponsor Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Cosmic Perspective at Horncastle Arena, in Christchurch on 4 July.


09 May 2017

Quake affected Kaikōura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area.


09 May 2017

Can the huia escape the re-extinction vortex? The perils of resurrecting extinct species, such as the moa or huia, are discussed in a new paper led by University of Canterbury conservation geneticist Dr Tammy Steeves.


02 May 2017

The University of Canterbury has announced a state-of-the-art building in the new Science precinct that will push the boundaries of multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.

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27 April 2017

Congratulations to our Teaching Award winners, Ben Kennedy and Tom Wilson whose contributions were acknowledged at the recent Awards.

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27 April 2017

Congratulations to researcher Josh Borella, whose work on post-quake rockfall danger was recently published in Science Advances.


27 April 2017

Congratulations to the finalists in the New Zealand Spatial Awards, where Geography was well represented by both students and staff in April.

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26 April 2017

Geography staff and students have been recognised for their trailblazing effort to enhance links with the community and improve UC's sustainability.

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26 April 2017

Geography staff explained the difficulties of maintaining a balanced diet while visiting the ice in Antarctica in a recent video by National Geographic.

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26 April 2017

The College of Science Emerging Researcher Award for 2016 was awarded to Geography's Dr Malcolm Campbell.

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