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UC scientist wins $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC scientist wins $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 21 November 2018 A University of Canterbury researcher has been awarded $100,000 to study Staph infection-causing bacteria, in a study that could save lives around the world. UC Biochemistry Lecturer Dr Jodie Johnston has won funding from the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation to pursue her […]

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Honorary doctorate for alumna Jenny Harper

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for alumna Jenny Harper

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 19 November 2018 New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art gallery director and University of Canterbury alumna Jenny Harper will receive an Honorary Doctorate from her alma mater at the December graduation ceremony for the College of Arts. New Zealand art writer, academic, curator, art […]

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2018 UC Council awards presented

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on 2018 UC Council awards presented

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 15 November 2018 The Chancellor’s Dinner and UC Council Awards, featuring the official presentation of the three 2018 UC Council awards, was held recently. [embedded content] The 2018 UC Council award winners (from left to right) are Professor Jon Harding, winner of the 2018 UC […]

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Student Volunteer Army to reconnect with Parkland students in Florida

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Student Volunteer Army to reconnect with Parkland students in Florida

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 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. SVA President Josh Blackmore (left) and SVA Vice-President Emma Pratt are among the 12 youth […]

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Combustion or electric race car? UC Motorsport says why not both?

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Combustion or electric race car? UC Motorsport says why not both?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 November 2018 For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more […]

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New book offers unique insight into New Zealand philosopher

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on New book offers unique insight into New Zealand philosopher

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 November 2018 How does a theologian become a logician? University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw explores this question through the letters of a New Zealand philosopher who developed a famous philosophical theory called ‘tense logic’. UC Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw’s research is based […]

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Fales built with skill, received with joy

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Fales built with skill, received with joy

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury 08 Nov 2018 Two carefully handcrafted fales, modelled on traditional Pasifika buildings, were delivered to Samoan pre-schools in Linwood and Aranui yesterday and received positive feedback from the most important recipients – the children. Children at Mapusaga Fou Pre School check out the new fale built and donated by Ara […]

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UC researchers gain over $4 million to study space junk, lava, glaciers and the SVA’s ‘youthquake’

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC researchers gain over $4 million to study space junk, lava, glaciers and the SVA’s ‘youthquake’

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 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 […]

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Microbiologist wins UC Early and Emerging Career Research Award

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Microbiologist wins UC Early and Emerging Career Research Award

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 08 November 2018 Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann from the School of Biological Sciences is the winner of the UC Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award 2018. University of Canterbury microbiologist Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann from the School of Biological Sciences has won the UC Early and Emerging […]

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Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann wins UC Early and Emerging Career Research Award

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann wins UC Early and Emerging Career Research Award

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 08 November 2018 Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann from the School of Biological Sciences is the winner of the UC Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award 2018. Dr Mitja Remus-Emsermann from the School of Biological Sciences is the winner of the UC Early and Emerging Career Researcher […]

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UC researcher develops predictive test for pre-eclampsia

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC researcher develops predictive test for pre-eclampsia

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 02 November 2018 A University of Canterbury biochemist is creating a way to diagnose the life-threatening condition pre-eclampsia with the potential to save the lives of pregnant women and their babies worldwide. UC postdoctoral researcher Dr Jennifer Crowther receives her Innovation Jumpstart award. A University […]

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UC professors elected Fellows of Royal Society Te Apārangi

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC professors elected Fellows of Royal Society Te Apārangi

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 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. Professor Jason Tylianakis, UC College […]

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Three Sisters opens tomorrow at NASDA

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Three Sisters opens tomorrow at NASDA

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Taking on a giant of the theatre canon, third year students from the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art (NASDA) have their sights set on opening night for Three Sisters tomorrow night, 2 November. [embedded content] Director Holly Chappell-Eason was tempted to edit Chekov’s classic play down to an […]

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Children’s University coming to New Zealand

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Children’s University coming to New Zealand

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 29 October 2018 The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are bringing the Children’s University to New Zealand. (From left to right) The agreement was signed at the University of Adelaide by Lincoln University Assistant Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Edwards, Children’s University Australasia Managing Director Kiri […]

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Canterbury students engineering better health in Africa

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Canterbury students engineering better health in Africa

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 26 October 2018 While others are at the beach this summer, two University of Canterbury (UC) engineering students will be working on improving health in Africa. (Pictured left to right) From the University of Canterbury’s College of Engineering, student Grace Elliot, Mechanical Engineering Senior Lecturer […]

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UC aims to cut carbon footprint by 45%

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC aims to cut carbon footprint by 45%

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 25 October 2018 The University of Canterbury aims to cut its carbon footprint by 45% with a low carbon energy strategy that will significantly reduce its coal-based heating provision. Since 2010 the University has reduced its greenhouse gas footprint by 32%. The University of Canterbury […]

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UC Library building wins excellence award

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC Library building wins excellence award

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 25 October 2018 The University of Canterbury’s iconic Puaka-James Hight building has been recognised for its enduring excellence. UC’s Puaka-James Hight building, which was New Zealand’s largest university building when it opened in 1974, has received the New Zealand Concrete Society’s Enduring Concrete Award in […]

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World-leading Canterbury physicist wins Innovation Medal

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on World-leading Canterbury physicist wins Innovation Medal

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 19 October 2018 Internationally respected Physics Professor Phil Butler has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the University of Canterbury (UC) Innovation Medal, the highest award the University can bestow to an outstanding innovator. Medical and Theoretical Physics Professor Phil Butler is a world […]

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Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase awarded Royal Society MacDiarmid Medal

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase awarded Royal Society MacDiarmid Medal

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 18 October 2018 University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase FRSNZ has been awarded the MacDiarmid Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi in a ceremony last night. UC Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has enabled the development of virtual patients […]

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Surreal FESTA installation produced by Ara

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Ara Institute of Canterbury, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education  /  Comments Off on Surreal FESTA installation produced by Ara

Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury A surrealist reality T.V set reminiscent of the 1950s, complete with giant retro stovetop and an absurdly humongous coffee pot, will set the stage for an unforgettable culinary performance experience at Ara’s ‘Demonstration Station’ for the Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA). The imaginative installation will open to the public on […]

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