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22 June 2017

Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith has congratulated the 60 New Zealanders honoured as Fulbright grantees at a ceremony at Parliament, including six from the University of Canterbury.


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21 June 2017

University of Canterbury researchers are launching a joint study into the water quality and its effects on freshwater fish fauna, mahinga kai and wider ecosystems in Tūtaepatu Lagoon, in North Canterbury.


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16 June 2017

University of Canterbury researchers studying Westland mudfish have witnessed a life and death struggle that sheds new light on how species may survive extreme conditions, gaining the attention of the Royal Society of London.


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01 June 2017

Enjoy craft? Then you probably enjoy mathematics too – you just may not know it yet. Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths at Christchurch’s first Maths Craft Day.


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30 May 2017

The University of Canterbury has officially become a partner in the Bio-Protection Research Centre.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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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