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Band Together

By   /  March 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 Band Together

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 20 March 2019 The University of Canterbury community held a vigil on Monday 18 March – Band Together – a stand of solidarity and inclusiveness to support our Muslim students and staff. [embedded content] The University of Canterbury community held a vigil on Monday – Band […]

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We are together

By   /  March 18, 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 We are together

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 17 March 2019 The University of Canterbury extends solidarity and support to our community. [embedded content] As a university community we condemn the attacks in Christchurch and extend our solidarity and support to our students and staff. What to read next: MIL OSI

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We are one

By   /  March 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 We are one

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 17 March 2019 The University of Canterbury extends solidarity and support to our community – we are one. [embedded content] As a university community we condemn the attacks in Christchurch and extend our solidarity and support to our students and staff. What to read next: […]

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Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui

By   /  March 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 Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 16 March 2019 Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui | Be strong, be brave, be steadfast [embedded content] As a university community we condemn the attacks in Christchurch and extend our solidarity and support to our students and staff. What to read next: MIL OSI

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Solidarity and support for our community

By   /  March 15, 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 Solidarity and support for our community

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 15 March 2019 The University of Canterbury community is shocked and saddened at the horrific incidents that have unfolded in Christchurch today. Our thoughts are with all those affected and their loved ones. Today’s events have impacted on all of us and we are committed […]

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Diving to new depths for Antarctic Science

By   /  March 15, 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 Diving to new depths for Antarctic Science

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 15 March 2019 A University of Canterbury scientist is using Kiwi technology in her Antarctic research to capture fascinating footage of life beneath the surface in McMurdo Sound. This year, as part of her research into the Ross Sea region Marine Protected Area, Gateway Antarctica […]

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Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental health – UC public talk

By   /  March 12, 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 Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental health – UC public talk

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 12 March 2019 In recent decades, scientists discovered an uncomfortable truth: What we eat affects our mental health. University of Canterbury Psychology Professor Julia Rucklidge will explore the topic in her upcoming UC Connect public lecture – Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental […]

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Women lead UC into the future

By   /  March 8, 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 Women lead UC into the future

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 08 March 2019 The University of Canterbury is understood to be the first and only New Zealand university to be led by two women. For the first time in its nearly 150-year history, UC is led by two women – lawyer and UC alumna Sue […]

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Prime Minister awards inaugural Te Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarships at UC

By   /  March 7, 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 Prime Minister awards inaugural Te Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarships at UC

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 07 March 2019 The Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern has presented Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau (Te Uru Rākau Forestry Scholarships) to eight outstanding new students at a special forestry scholarship awards ceremony at the University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC). […]

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Harvard child health expert returns to roots at UC

By   /  March 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 Harvard child health expert returns to roots at UC

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 06 March 2019 International child developmental expert and University of Canterbury alumna, Professor Lianne Woodward has returned home from Harvard Medical School to lead UC’s School of Health Sciences. Professor Lianne Woodward’s work ranges across child developmental psychology, from pediatrics and child psychiatry to neurology […]

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UC booming with students and building for the future

By   /  March 5, 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 booming with students and building for the future

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 05 March 2019 Newly released enrolment figures for 2019 show student numbers continue to be on the rise at the University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha, with plans to build on this success with the largest residential building project in the University’s […]

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Marine heatwaves threaten global biodiversity

By   /  March 5, 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 Marine heatwaves threaten global biodiversity

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 05 March 2019 A new paper, co-authored by University of Canterbury scientist Dr Mads Thomsen, recently published online in Nature Climate Change is the first to compare the strength and impacts of prominent marine heatwaves, reporting negative impacts on a broad range of marine organisms, […]

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Ngāi Tūāhuriri and UC formalise longstanding relationship

By   /  March 4, 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 Ngāi Tūāhuriri and UC formalise longstanding relationship

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 04 March 2019 Ngāi Tūāhuriri and the University of Canterbury signed a partnership agreement on Saturday at Tuahiwi marae to formalise and extend the longstanding relationships between the hapū, including the relationship with Te Rūnanga of Ngāi Tahu, and the University. UC Chancellor | Tumu […]

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UC scientist seeks volunteers to count Antarctic seals

By   /  February 28, 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 scientist seeks volunteers to count Antarctic seals

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 28 February 2019 A University of Canterbury-led international study of the crabeater seal population in Antarctica aims to understand potential environmental and social impacts on one of the southern-most mammals in the world, and democratise science. University of Canterbury scientist Dr Michelle LaRue with a […]

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UC Digital Humanities helps museum uncover Canterbury’s hidden women

By   /  February 28, 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 Digital Humanities helps museum uncover Canterbury’s hidden women

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 28 February 2019 A new crowdsourcing project aims to harness UC Arts technology to make the women of nineteenth-century Canterbury more visible in the history of the province. Joanna Szczepanski, Canterbury Museum Associate Curator Human History, holds one of the 12,000 index cards from the […]

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New era dawns at UC

By   /  February 27, 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 era dawns at UC

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 27 February 2019 The University of Canterbury’s 2018 results signal a new period of consolidation and growth, with a pleasing surplus, increased student numbers, newly opened learning facilities and buildings, and increased research revenue. Professor De la Rey said she was pleased to see UC […]

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International climate and peace experts’ workshop with student leaders

By   /  February 26, 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 International climate and peace experts’ workshop with student leaders

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 26 February 2019 The Student Volunteer Army Foundation and the University of Canterbury Community Engagement Hub are today (Monday 25 February) hosting an international team of leading education experts whose specialities are climate resilience, multiculturalism and peace education. The Student Volunteer Army Foundation and the […]

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Canterbury researchers rocket into astrobiology

By   /  February 25, 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 researchers rocket into astrobiology

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 25 February 2019 Earlier this month, a rocket blasted off from the Waikato countryside, firing up through the clouds to an altitude of 31,000 feet – carrying with it the first biological experiments launched and recovered from a rocket in New Zealand. [embedded content] University […]

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Is ‘sex ed’ failing the #metoo generation?

By   /  February 22, 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 Is ‘sex ed’ failing the #metoo generation?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 22 February 2019 Navigating contemporary gender issues is complicated for young people, and New Zealand’s traditional sexuality education is not keeping up, according to a University of Canterbury education expert. Gender fluidity, consent, exposure to pornography, sexual violence, and the power dynamics behind the #metoo […]

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Rare Roman artefacts donated to UC’s Teece Museum

By   /  February 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 Rare Roman artefacts donated to UC’s Teece Museum

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 21 February 2019 A unique bronze spoon and patera from the early period of the Roman Empire have been gifted to the University of Canterbury. The Roman bronze patera, donated to UC by Doug and Anemarie Gold. The wolf’s head on the handle can be […]

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