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The University of Canterbury is located in Christchurch, the largest city in New Zealand's South Island. The university offers: World-class research Inspirational teaching A vibrant campus environment A great student lifestyle with students from around the world 

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Monday, 22 January 2024
Pharmacy 3:15PM
Award-winning system aims to make pharmacies safer

CHRISTCHURCH — An innovative Canterbury start-up that harnesses AI and other new tech tools to reduce medicine-related errors in pharmacies has won an international business award.


Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Environment 6:08AM
UC scientists track satellite's impact on astronomy

CHRISTCHURCH — University of Canterbury astronomers at UC Mt John Observatory have co-authored a new Nature paper sharing the results of an international observing campaign conducted over 130 days.


Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Maori 11:34AM
Māori words known but not always understood

CHRISTCHURCH — Non-Māori-speaking New Zealanders can recognise more than 1,000 te reo Māori words or part-words, but only understand meanings of about 70, a new University of Canterbury study shows.


Tuesday, 7 February 2023
Environment 5:30AM
Upsurge in rocket launches could impact the ozone layer — UC researchers

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have summarised the threats that future rocket launches would pose to Earth’s protective ozone layer, in a new review article published in the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.


Thursday, 5 May 2022
Environment 1:24PM
Plan to transform food processing waste would boost NZ economy and environment

CHRISTCHURCH — Micro-organisms found in bacteria and fungi could help change food waste into high-value products that would boost New Zealand’s economy by $1.6 billion a year and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Friday, 1 April 2022
Accommodation 6:27AM
Wellbeing of Airbnb hosts explored in new Canterbury research

CHRISTCHURCH — University of Canterbury Business School professors Lucie Ozanne and Girish Prayag have studied how wellbeing can be enhanced or reduced in the host-guest relationship in Airbnb accommodation.


Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Business 2:09PM
UC student app on Apple and android to help businesses

A University of Canterbury (UC) commerce and law student has produced an app which is available on Apple and android phones to help businesses seeking suggestions from customers.


Tuesday, 6 August 2013
Business 12:07PM
A timely reminder to construction companies to stick to the basics

A University of Canterbury (UC) business lecturer is warning contracting companies that they should stick to the basics, even when the industry appears to be entering a boom period.


Thursday, 1 August 2013
Education 1:27PM
New Zealand's foremost expert on gangs to give public lecture at UC

New Zealand's foremost expert on gangs in New Zealand, University of Canterbury sociology lecturer Dr Jarrod Gilbert, will give a public lecture at UC next week about his experiences with gangs.


Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Education 11:13AM
UC qualifies for international business case competition finals

A team from the University of Canterbury (UC) has qualified for the final of an international business case competition after finishing first equal in New Zealand.


Thursday, 18 July 2013
Education 1:27PM
Marketing can be a force for good

A University of Canterbury (UC) expert says marketing is often blamed for problems in society but believes it can be a force for good.


Wednesday, 10 July 2013
Education 2:47PM
Wine industry to benefit from intensive UC weather research project

More than 30 weather monitoring sites have been installed around Marlborough vineyards in a University of Canterbury (UC) research project to help improve New Zealand’s wine production.


Tuesday, 9 July 2013
Sport 2:29PM
Why coaches matter or why Robbie Deans was ousted

The problem rugby coach Robbie Deans encountered in Australia is that he was unable to replicate the Crusaders culture, a University of Canterbury (UC) sociology expert says.


Sunday, 7 July 2013
Technology 1:47AM
UC graduate hopes to develop robotic house housekeeper at Stanford University

A University of Canterbury (UC) graduate hopes to develop a robotic housekeeper, capable of cleaning a house while the residents sleep.


Thursday, 4 July 2013
Food 12:52PM
Fresh food too expensive, says UC marketing expert

A big reason why New Zealanders are spending $1.5 billion a year on takeaways is because fresh food is too expensive, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.


Monday, 1 July 2013
Business 12:45PM
UC research shows serendipity a precursor to fast business growth

A University of Canterbury marketing expert says research shows that serendipity is a precursor to fast business growth.


Saturday, 22 June 2013
Sport 2:35PM
UC researcher and NZ cricketer investigating how female athletes cope overseas

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher is investigating how New Zealand and Australian female sports people cope when they move overseas to compete.


Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Agriculture 12:21PM
Researcher says GM a failing biotechnology

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have found that the biotechnologies used in north American staple crop production are lowering yields and increasing pesticide use compared to western Europe.


Monday, 17 June 2013
Sport 3:07PM
UC sports lecturer helping coach Manu Samoa in an international tournament

University of Canterbury (UC) sports lecturer Hugh Galvan is working with the Manu Samoa rugby team in its test series in South Africa.


Wednesday, 12 June 2013
Education 1:34PM
UC students produce app for businesses seeking temporary employees

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student has created an app for businesses seeking temporary employees.


Sunday, 2 June 2013
Rugby 2:46PM
Rugby needs to be taken seriously as key to shaping NZ's society

Rugby is just as much a religion in New Zealand today as it was 30 years ago, a University of Canterbury (UC) sociology expert says.


Thursday, 16 May 2013
Science 1:16PM
UC's Roy Kerr heads to Europe to receive the Einstein Medal

University of Canterbury (UC) Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr heads to Europe next week to become the first New Zealander to receive the Einstein Medal from the Albert Einstein Society in Switzerland.


Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Education 4:20PM
Christchurch houses sold by auction almost doubled since 2010, UC research shows

CHRISTCHURCH — The number of houses sold by auction in Christchurch has almost doubled since the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, University of Canterbury (UC) research has found.


Thursday, 9 May 2013
Education 2:28PM
UC jumps to 21st in the world in Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

The University of Canterbury (UC) has jumped more than 30 places to be ranked 21st in the world in Civil and Natural Resources Engineering in the latest QS world university rankings by subject.


Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Technology 12:09PM
UC research team seeking breakthrough in next generation electronics

Could technology developed at the University of Canterbury (UC) be the key to next generation electronics? A UC team is seeking a breakthrough nano-technology for computer microchips.


Technology 12:05PM
UC psychologists helping shape the robotic future

Remotely-operated vehicles are emerging globally as a big business and University of Canterbury (UC) psychology researchers are looking for ways to make them more user-friendly.


Thursday, 2 May 2013
Education 12:16PM
UC engineer wins major NZ earthquake engineering research award

A University of Canterbury (UC) engineer has won the 2013 Earthquake Commission and the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering's Ivan Skinner Award for the advancement of earthquake engineering research in New Zealand.


Sunday, 28 April 2013
Cricket 1:26PM
UC expert giving public lecture on how economics helps cricket teams

A University of Canterbury (UC) economics expert is giving a public lecture next week on how economics can help cricket teams.


Wednesday, 17 April 2013
Politics 1:10PM
Serious consequences for New Zealand if war in Korea breaks out, UC expert says

With no sign of tensions easing on the Korean peninsula, a University of Canterbury (UC) political scientist says if war broke out there would be significant consequences for New Zealand.


Tuesday, 16 April 2013
Education 12:14PM
Unemployment rate has impact on private health insurance, UC research shows

Increases in the unemployment rate reduce the number of people with private health insurance coverage with reductions more pertinent for men and for the elderly, University of Canterbury economics researchers have found.


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