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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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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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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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UC Commerce student chosen as Blake Trust Antarctic Ambassador

By   /  October 17, 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 Commerce student chosen as Blake Trust Antarctic Ambassador

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 17 October 2018 University of Canterbury Commerce student Harry Seagar is heading to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand. UC student Harry Seagar, whose BCom major is Strategy and Entrepreneurship, was […]

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UC engineer gains $1 million to create eco-rubber, seismic resilient foundation systems

By   /  October 17, 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 engineer gains $1 million to create eco-rubber, seismic resilient foundation systems

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 September 2018 A University of Canterbury Smart Ideas proposal that aims to create ‘Eco-rubber seismic-isolation foundation systems’ that will improve the seismic resilience of low-rise buildings has been approved for funding of $1 million by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment. UC College […]

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NZ Heritage Week-UC Connect public lecture: Black Flu: Why should we remember the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand?

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on NZ Heritage Week-UC Connect public lecture: Black Flu: Why should we remember the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 October 2018 A century on, the lessons of the 1918 influenza pandemic could help New Zealand plan for a future pandemic, according to Canterbury historian University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice. The risk of another major influenza pandemic is even greater now, thanks […]

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New study links common herbicides and antibiotic resistance

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on New study links common herbicides and antibiotic resistance

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 October 2018 A new study finds that bacteria develop antibiotic resistance up to 100,000 times faster when exposed to the world’s most widely used herbicides, Roundup (glyphosate) and Kamba (dicamba) and antibiotics compared to without the herbicide. A new study finds that bacteria develop […]

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New book examines our changing biological economy

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on New book examines our changing biological economy

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 11 October 2018 From milk and merino to wine and tourism, The New Biological Economy talks about how New Zealanders are transforming how we make a living off our land. The book takes readers out on to farms, orchards and vineyards, and inside the offices […]

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