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Cultural amnesia – the price of lost perspectives in NZ history

By   /  September 24, 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 Cultural amnesia – the price of lost perspectives in NZ history

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 24 September 2018 Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field. University of Canterbury doctoral student Madison Williams and her primary supervisor UC […]

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Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

By   /  September 20, 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 Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury. A still from Tanu Gago’s 2018 […]

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Two UC students gain $300,000 scholarships to study at Cambridge

By   /  September 20, 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 Two UC students gain $300,000 scholarships to study at Cambridge

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University. Stephanie McGimpsey, aged 25, a graduate of UC studying a Master of Science, and Sam Frengley, aged 21, a Bachelor of […]

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UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place in a changing world

By   /  September 18, 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 UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place in a changing world

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 18 September 2018 How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s […]

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UC Marketing academic honoured in national tertiary teaching awards

By   /  September 14, 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 UC Marketing academic honoured in national tertiary teaching awards

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 14 September 2018 University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament. [embedded content] University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, […]

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UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States

By   /  September 14, 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 UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named the new Ambassador to the United States

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 September 2018 The University of Canterbury has welcomed the appointment of diplomat Rosemary Banks as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States. A UC alumna, Dr Banks is a member of the UC Council and a Senior Adjunct Fellow in UC’s Department of Political […]

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Young Person of the Year aims to inspire future entrepreneurs in Christchurch summit

By   /  September 13, 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 Young Person of the Year aims to inspire future entrepreneurs in Christchurch summit

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 13 September 2018 The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury. Australian businessman Usman Iftikhar, age 28, who was presented […]

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Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?

By   /  September 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 Law without lawyers: does legal education have a future?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 12 September 2018 The increasing cost of legal advice and the excessive formality of the legal system has left the way open for alternative ways to undertake the ‘law jobs’, without the need of lawyers, according to Professor John Hopkins of the University of Canterbury […]

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Nicky Hager public lecture: Dirty Politics and Dirty Policing?

By   /  September 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 Nicky Hager public lecture: Dirty Politics and Dirty Policing?

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 11 September 2018 The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case, next week. UC Law is hosting investigative journalist Nicky Hager in a public talk about his Court Case. He will focus […]

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UC student stirs waters to clean them up

By   /  September 4, 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 UC student stirs waters to clean them up

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 04 September 2018 Disrupting stream communities may hold the secret to long-term restoration of waterways, according to a University of Canterbury student’s thesis. At UC’s Cass Field Station in Arthur’s Pass, doctoral candidate Issie Barrett has built a bespoke outdoor system that artificially recreates freshwater […]

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UC robots bring hugs and jokes to kids at Big Science Day

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  24/7 News, Computer Science, Education, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, Tech News, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC robots bring hugs and jokes to kids at Big Science Day

Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release Headline: UC robots bring hugs and jokes to kids at Big Science Day Can people form emotional connections with robots? Come and find out for yourself at the University of Canterbury Human Interface Technology Lab’s (HITLab) showcase at the Big Science Day, this Saturday. ‘Humanoids’ Kant, Aristotle and Socrates […]

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University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships

By   /  September 2, 2015  /  24/7 News, Christchurch, Conservation, Education, Environment, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships

Source: University of Canterbury Headline: University of Canterbury launches Earthquake Scholarships The University of Canterbury is to offer scholarships for postgraduate research into the effects of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes, focusing on the lessons learned from the response. UC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive (CEISMIC) director Professor Paul Millar is concerned that as time wears on vital […]

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Teina Pora decision shows need for review

By   /  March 3, 2015  /  24/7 News, Education, Human Rights, Justice, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Teina Pora decision shows need for review

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury’s School of Law Headline: Teina Pora decision shows need for review March 3, 2015 The Privy Council’s upholding of the Teina Pora appeal is further evidence New Zealand needs a Criminal Cases Review Panel, Dean of the University of Canterbury’s School of Law, Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says. […]

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media release – Cutting edge University of Canterbury research at Tasman Glacier

By   /  January 11, 2015  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Education, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release, Science, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – Cutting edge University of Canterbury research at Tasman Glacier

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: Cutting edge University of Canterbury research at Tasman Glacier January 11, 2015 University of Canterbury geography researchers are at the forefront of using new technology to understand scientific problems at New Zealand’s largest glacier. They are using a new high-tech remote controlled jet boat […]

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media release – University of Canterbury symposium to look at the future of the Antarctic

By   /  January 11, 2015  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Education, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release, Science, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – University of Canterbury symposium to look at the future of the Antarctic

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: University of Canterbury symposium to look at the future of the Antarctic January 11, 2015 A University of Canterbury postgraduate symposium will later this month raise issues relating to crucial decisions which will impact on the future of the Antarctic. The January event run […]

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media release – Canterbury student helping organise a business leaders’ trip to the Philippines this year

By   /  January 4, 2015  /  24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – Canterbury student helping organise a business leaders’ trip to the Philippines this year

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury student helping organise a business leaders’ trip to the Philippines this year January 4, 2015 A University of Canterbury student who returned from humanitarian aid work in the Philippines just in time for Christmas, has begun her support for a business leaders’ trip […]

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media release – A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar…

By   /  December 28, 2014  /  24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar…

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar… December 28, 2014 A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar.   A drinking game played out between friends in a bar and a complicated mathematics study into cause and […]

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media release – NZ CanTeen president and University of Canterbury student helping young people with cancer

By   /  December 23, 2014  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Education, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release, Science, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – NZ CanTeen president and University of Canterbury student helping young people with cancer

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: NZ CanTeen president and University of Canterbury student helping young people with cancer December 23, 2014 While many young people are enjoying the beach over the holidays, University of Canterbury student Rachel Allan has been helping young people face up to cancer. Allan is […]

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media release – top achievers win inaugural UC International College scholarships

By   /  December 19, 2014  /  24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – top achievers win inaugural UC International College scholarships

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: Top achievers win inaugural UC International College scholarships December 19, 2014 UC International College (UCIC) has announced the first two winners of the Navitas Academic Scholarships with Zhang Yuting and Wang Jiang Jun receiving the scholarships at a ceremony at the College yesterday. Zhang Yuting […]

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media release – Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes

By   /  December 19, 2014  /  24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, Natural Events, Press Release, Science, Tech News, Tertiary Education, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on media release – Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes

MIL OSI – Source: University of Canterbury – Press Release/Statement Headline: Canterbury experts to simulate what occurred under the earth’s surface during the earthquakes December 19, 2014 University of Canterbury experts will next year use its BlueFern computer to simulate what happened under the ground during the Canterbury earthquakes. Civil engineer Associate Professor Brendon Bradley says […]

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