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14 November 2018

Twelve youth leaders from the University of Canterbury’s Student Volunteer Army are reconnecting with students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the United States, this month.


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08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research. Dr Laurie McLay, from the College of Education, Health and Human Development has been awarded $300,000 for her work on sleep problems in children.


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08 November 2018

Eight University of Canterbury academics have been awarded 2018 Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Funding to lead research in diverse topics, from identifying space debris to understanding lava flow and analysing melting glaciers to studying quake stories and the Student Volunteer Army’s ‘youthquake’ legacy.


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01 November 2018

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the 20 new Fellows who have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities.


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29 October 2018

The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are bringing the Children’s University to New Zealand.


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29 October 2018

University of Canterbury Senior Lecturer Denise Powell has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research specialist education for deaf and hard of hearing students in the United States, Australia and Hong Kong.


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23 October 2018

This free event on Monday 29th October will be of interest to anyone within the education industry, including teachers, principals, Boards of Trustee members, and those in policy, research or governance. It will include presentations from leading educationalists and researchers.


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10 October 2018

An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury Innovation Jumpstart competition.


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01 October 2018

University of Canterbury (UC) students are showing how to actively think about mental health and wellbeing with an amble that’s anything but aimless.


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28 September 2018

Combining special effects, science, art and storytelling, University of Canterbury scientists have developed an exciting hi-tech game to help high school students understand the power of the earth.


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