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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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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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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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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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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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UC Connect lecture – Inspired by Nature: Engineering as an Art Form

By   /  May 6, 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 Connect lecture – Inspired by Nature: Engineering as an Art Form

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 06 May 2019 In this upcoming free public lecture, in conjunction with TechWeek19, University of Canterbury mechanical and biomedical engineer, Senior Lecturer Dr Deborah Munro, will talk about her work designing everything from robotic dinosaurs to orthopaedic implants and prostheses, and also how studying natural […]

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Music, but not as you know it

By   /  May 3, 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 Music, but not as you know it

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 03 May 2019 Octophonic compositions? They are eight-channel electronic music works that are best performed in 8.1 channel surround sound for a truly immersive experience, explains University of Canterbury School of Music senior lecturer Reuben de Lautour. Megaphones are one source of sound for electroacoustic […]

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UC welcomes new government investment in teachers

By   /  May 2, 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 welcomes new government investment in teachers

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 02 May 2019 University of Canterbury Professor Letitia Fickel, who is the Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Education, Health & Human Development, says she is pleased the Education Minister is responding to the national need to prepare the next generation of teachers for Aotearoa […]

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UC Aerospace rocketeers take on Australia

By   /  May 2, 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 Aerospace rocketeers take on Australia

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 02 May 2019 UC Aerospace, a team of University of Canterbury students, has returned from competing in the inaugural Australian Universities Rocket Competition, the only New Zealand team competing against 19 Australian university teams. [embedded content] UC Aerospace was commended for their unique innovation of […]

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Fatal flaws: the collapse of Morandi Bridge – public lecture

By   /  May 2, 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 Fatal flaws: the collapse of Morandi Bridge – public lecture

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 02 May 2019 A University of Canterbury public talk – The Collapse of Morandi Bridge – presented by UC Engineering Professor Alessandro Palermo, explores the background and design philosophy of the designer Riccardo Morandi, overviews the construction and design of the Genoa bridge and highlights […]

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Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr elected as Royal Society Fellow

By   /  May 2, 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 Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr elected as Royal Society Fellow

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 18 April 2019 The University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr is to become a Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), for his exceptional contributions to science, placing him among the world’s most eminent scientists. The University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr […]

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Outstanding 2019 graduations ceremonies at the Town Hall

By   /  May 2, 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 Outstanding 2019 graduations ceremonies at the Town Hall

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 18 April 2019 UC returned to the newly reopened Christchurch Town Hall this week for the first time since the 2010/11 earthquakes, to celebrate the graduation of 1109 graduands over three ceremonies. Back to the future: UC graduations returned to the Christchurch Town Hall this […]

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UC produces top quality research despite earthquake challenges

By   /  May 2, 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 produces top quality research despite earthquake challenges

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 30 April 2019 UC continues to produce top quality research despite challenges resulting from the Canterbury earthquakes. The University of Canterbury (UC) continues to produce top quality research despite challenges resulting from the Canterbury earthquakes. Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) results announced today by the Tertiary […]

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Chinese Anzac brothers’ ground-breaking kiwi legacy

By   /  April 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 Chinese Anzac brothers’ ground-breaking kiwi legacy

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 17 April 2019 A century ago, two New Zealand-Chinese, University of Canterbury engineering brothers, turned ANZAC soldiers, left their ground-breaking legacy for generations to come. 1905 Canterbury University Engineering Society Members – New Zealand’s first Chinese university graduate Norman Low (circled) is wearing a traditional […]

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