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New teaching guide helps early years educators embrace cultural differences

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on New teaching guide helps early years educators embrace cultural differences

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 23 May 2019 University of Canterbury researchers are leading the way in early years education with a new guidebook focusing on culturally responsive learning and teaching. Pictured from left to right: Three University of Canterbury academics are among the authors of The Hikairo Schema, Associate […]

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Creating a world: early childhood education

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Creating a world: early childhood education

Source: University of Waikato We all know that importance of early childhood education but why is it that governments and international organisations still have a narrow definition of its purpose and place in our lives? Early childhood education is increasingly portrayed as providing a service for working parents, and is seen as part of the […]

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Lure of the Ice entices bright young researchers

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Lure of the Ice entices bright young researchers

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 21 May 2019 Antarctica continues to call bright young researchers to her icy shores, and scholarships at the University of Canterbury are making their ground-breaking research at possible. “When we finally walked out onto the ice, I just burst into tears!” From left to right: […]

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Journalism at UC takes a bow

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Journalism at UC takes a bow

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 20 May 2019 The Media and Communication journalism programme at University of Canterbury (UC) was recognised with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2019 Voyager Media Awards on Friday. From left to right: University of Canterbury senior lecturer and head of the journalism programme Dr […]

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Four UC scientists honoured on NZ Space Pioneers stamps

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Four UC scientists honoured on NZ Space Pioneers stamps

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 20 May 2019 Sprinkled in star dust, four University of Canterbury scientific alumni and staff have been honoured, featuring among six Kiwis chosen to appear on new ‘New Zealand Space Pioneers’ postage stamps. Long-serving staff members of UC Physics and Astronomy, Pamela Kilmartin and Alan […]

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Waikato student named Casio ambassador

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato student named Casio ambassador

Source: University of Waikato Rising star and University of Waikato student Tayla Alexander has been singled out as a brand ambassador by leading piano and keyboard maker Casio Music NZ. To celebrate New Zealand Music Month, Tayla released a music recording and video of Cinema Paradiso (Se) with Kiwi pianist Joyce Lee. Sponsored by Casio, […]

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New anonymous reporting tool launches on Pink Shirt Day

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on New anonymous reporting tool launches on Pink Shirt Day

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 17 May 2019 UC has today launched a new online reporting tool, Report It. University of Canterbury is committed to supporting all staff and students to feel safe and comfortable on campus. Today the University of Canterbury (UC) has launched a new online reporting tool, […]

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UC’s $7.7m boost to NZ immersive gaming sector

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC’s $7.7m boost to NZ immersive gaming sector

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 16 May 2019 The University of Canterbury aims to craft the future of immersive gaming in New Zealand by assembling an international team of experts, thanks to a Government funding boost of over $3 million and University funding of $4.5 million. This research uses the […]

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Te Wharehuia Milroy remembered

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Te Wharehuia Milroy remembered

Source: University of Waikato University of Waikato staff and students were among the thousands who attended the tangi for Professor Te Wharehuia Milroy CNZM, QSO who died last week aged 82. Te Wharehuia was widely acknowledged for his leadership and commitment to te reo and tikanga Māori. Alongside his close friend Dr Timoti Karetu, Professor Milroy […]

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Health monitoring in space

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Health monitoring in space

Source: University of Waikato University of Waikato Masters student Rosemary Swears is off to the US for an internship at NASA. She may not be precisely a rocket scientist, but she’s coming close to it. Rosemary is working on a project that will help improve the monitoring of astronauts health in space. She is one […]

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How to end Afghanistan war as longest conflict moves towards fragile peace

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on How to end Afghanistan war as longest conflict moves towards fragile peace

Source: University of Waikato Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato The longest-running war appears to be coming to an end. The Taliban has been running an armed rebellion in Afghanistan since being dislodged from power in a US-led invasion following September 11 2001. Recent high-level negotiations between the two sides in the 18-year war did not […]

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Theft from many angles

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Theft from many angles

Source: University of Waikato Two University of Waikato fourth-year law students were in Dublin last month where their focus was theft. Sarah Ather and Jenn Tng were New Zealand university representatives at the Brown-Mosten International Client Consultation Competition, https://www.brownmosten.com/2019-competition.html, pitting themselves against 19 other student teams from all over the world, all hosted by the […]

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Building a new knowledge base in the Pacific

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Building a new knowledge base in the Pacific

Source: University of Waikato Masters’ graduate Riby Tupiti taking a lot of learning from both inside and outside the classroom back home to the Solomon Islands. She has just graduated with a Masters in Management Studies majoring in Human Resources. Riby describes her upbringing in the Solomon Islands as ‘very average’.  Her father was a government […]

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NASA scholars have liftoff

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on NASA scholars have liftoff

Source: University of Waikato Two University of Waikato students are off to the US for internships at NASA. Rosemary Swears and Steve McCabe took out two of the four inaugural scholarships. The New Zealand Space Agency scholarships were created to allow New Zealand tertiary students to work collaboratively on research with a NASA mentor. The […]

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UC hosts first NZ Wikipedian in Residence

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC hosts first NZ Wikipedian in Residence

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 13 May 2019 ‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being hosted at the University of Canterbury (UC) as he’s spreading the word around the country about how to use and develop Wikipedia. ‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Dr Mike Dickison ‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being […]

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Storminator takes out Innovation Award

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Storminator takes out Innovation Award

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 13 May 2019 An innovative team of University of Canterbury engineers has won the National Stormwater Innovation Award 2019 for an instantly practical and applicable stormwater treatment invention that stops zinc from galvanised roofs entering our precious waterways. UC Engineering academics (pictured from left to […]

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For future sustainability, embrace gene editing – UC’s newest Professor Emerita

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on For future sustainability, embrace gene editing – UC’s newest Professor Emerita

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 13 May 2019 Aotearoa New Zealand will have to seriously consider gene editing to improve crop production if it is to meet future sustainability targets, according to the University of Canterbury’s newest Professor Emerita, plant biologist Paula Jameson. Emerita Professor Paula Jameson says Aotearoa New […]

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Reserve Bank heading into new territory – UC economist

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Reserve Bank heading into new territory – UC economist

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 10 May 2019 University of Canterbury Economist and Director of Business Taught Masters, Stephen Hickson explains why the Reserve Bank is heading into new territory with the cut to the OCR, and what impact it could have. University of Canterbury economist Stephen Hickson The Reserve […]

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A gift for education

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A gift for education

Source: University of Waikato After 40 years in education, focusing on gifted students and having two of her own, Ann Easter is finally gaining her PhD. In 2010, Ann Easter was awarded a Waikato Doctoral Scholarship. At the time, her son Ashley was at Waikato, but about to head to Cambridge on a Woolf Fisher […]

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UC innovation that is good for the world

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC innovation that is good for the world

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 09 May 2019 Innovation is good for the world, and University of Canterbury (UC) researchers will explain how their innovative technological solutions are making a difference – from Antarctica to Africa – during Techweek on 22 and 23 May. Revolutionary 3D x-ray colour scanning was […]

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