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NZ's first geospatial science conference at UC

04 December 2015

A new geospatial science conference will look at diverse topics, including ways to use disruptive new technology to create real-world solutions for health and urban planning.


UC Professor wins Science Communicator award

20 November 2015

UC Professor of Marine Science David Schiel has been awarded the New Zealand Science Communicator of the Year award by the New Zealand Association of Scientists.


UC scientists predict road landslide quake risk

12 November 2015

UC scientists have developed a technique to predict the risk of landslides in an earthquake.


UC research could offer NZ potato growers an edge

09 November 2015

New Zealand potato growers could gain a new marketing edge thanks to a line of potatoes developed by University of Canterbury researchers.


UC Alumnus helps save historic telescope

01 October 2015

The University of Canterbury has announced that the quake-damaged Townsend Telescope will again search the starry skies above the Arts Centre in central Christchurch.


Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015.


UC composers win Douglas Lilburn contest

28 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury composers are among the winners of the inaugural NZTrio Composing Competition 2015: Celebrating Lilburn.


Julia Rucklidge presented with the Ballin Award

07 September 2015

Professor Julia Rucklidge from the University of Canterbury has been presented with the Ballin Award.


 Facial scrubs threaten health and environment

20 July 2015

Dr Sally Gaw will discuss the impact of microplastics on the environment at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) at 7pm on Wednesday 22 July.


Mosquito terminators and vampire spiders

20 July 2015

Two UC researchers' insights about two species of spider that feed preferentially on mosquitoes have been published in the Journal of Arachnology in America.


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