Spider prefers mosquitoes for dinner

13 October 2014 UC scientists have discovered that a Malaysian jumping spider, Paracyrba wanlessi, specialises at dining on mosquitoes. (read article)

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Science study at UC doesn’t just take place in a lecture theatre or lab. Find out what Laura is researching at our Cass Field Station, an amazing facility for students.

Tales from the Nigerian Field Station

Matt Walters from the School of Biological Sciences is currently working at a College of Science field station, on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba, Nigeria.
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Nigerian Montane Forest Project

Summer School on Ice

Emperor Penguins, helicopter rides, visiting Scott's hut - PhD student Daniel Price shot this footage while spending three weeks in McMurdo Sound as part of his studies with Gateway Antarctica.

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‘There’s nowhere better for mountains and sea... but the best thing was making friends...’

Andreas Baumgaertner PhD in Physics
Researcher, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
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Announcements

Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research

The Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research is a new University initiative focused on improving rehabilitative outcomes for patients following stroke. Read more.

College of Science Office Relocation to Okeover House

The College of Science Office will move to its new permanent location in Okeover House at the end of this week. To facilitate a smooth transition, the Office will be closed on the afternoon of Friday 3 October and all day Monday 6 October. The Office will resume business as usual on Tuesday 7 October. The College Office can be contacted by email for urgent matters at justine.brougham@canterbury.ac.nz or julie.hicks@canterbury.ac.nz.

Thank you for your patience while the College Office has been decanted. We look forward to seeing you in Okeover.

New Masters of Speech and Language Pathology (MSLP)

This new qualification became available in 2014. The MSLP is a full time two-year graduate-entry professional qualification to practice as a speech language pathologist/therapist (more)

Masters Scholarship Opportunities

The Biomolecular Interaction Centre (BIC) has several masters scholarships available: Studying Diagnostic Markers for Diabetic Complications (PDF, 704KB) and Protein Nanofibers Based Bionanotechnologies (PDF, 469KB). (Read more about BIC)

Bachelor of Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Health Sciences is the only tertiary qualification in New Zealand which allows graduates to meet the New Zealand competencies in Public Health and in Health Promotion. (more)

Science, Maori and Indigenous Knowledge

The Maori and Indigenous worldviews and the "scientific world view" have often been thought to be mutually exclusive but, upon closer scrutiny, it is evident that they are not. (more)

Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Courses

The Graduate Certificate in Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been designed to create graduates who will be innovative and entrepreneurial. (more)