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09 August 2017

Six talented young University of Canterbury students from India have received New Zealand Excellence Awards from Education New Zealand.


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09 August 2017

Two University of Canterbury academics have won New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament last night. Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer and Associate Professor Ben Kennedy of the Department of Geological Sciences both received Sustained Excellence awards from Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.


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08 August 2017

BNZ and PwC New Zealand have announced a new scholarship programme established at the University of Canterbury to honour former BNZ Board Chairman and respected PwC Managing Partner John Waller, ONZM, FCA.


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04 August 2017

A new look at historical earthquakes is leading to fresh insights for earthquake forecasting.


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01 August 2017

What if we had the technology to read your mind? University of Canterbury academics are investigating the forensic potential of brain scanning technology, also known as ‘brain-fingerprinting’, and will discuss the innovative project in an upcoming UC Connect public lecture.


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28 July 2017

The University of Canterbury and IBM Research are bringing together their collaborative brain power to develop better computer modelling for the human brain in a new joint study agreement.


Hayley Bradley

19 July 2017

A world-leading new University of Canterbury research trial aims to help pregnant women improve symptoms of anxiety and antenatal depression through better nutrition.


PhD student Azadeh Hashemi

18 July 2017

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to regrow missing body parts.


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13 July 2017

How do we tell the difference between science, pseudo-science, anti-science rhetoric and ‘alternative facts’?


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10 July 2017

I love science . . . this much! Here are the winning entries of the I love science competition run by the University of Canterbury’s College of Science, as part of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s visit to Christchurch. The competition was open to New Zealand students in Year 11 to 13. They were asked to share their love for science in any way they liked – art, poetry, storytelling, music, video and more.


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