Academic joins UN scientific Climate Change panel
27 July 2016 UC political scientist Bronwyn Hayward has been invited to advise how the world's scientific community should respond to limit global warming. (read article)
Science at UC
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.
UC Open Day
On Thursday 14 July departments in the College of Science will be throwing open their doors to prospective students and their whānau. Academics from each department will give short presentations on the majors available in the Bachelor of Science, and on the Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology. Tours of many departments are scheduled too, so you can see what each department has to offer. The schedule for the Open day is here. Information about registration and other activities is available here.
Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau
The newly-established institute at the University of Canterbury will deliver world-class geospatial science projects and meet the demand for collaborative research with industry and government (more).
School Physics Students on Campus
More than 700 physics students from Canterbury schools will visit the Department of Physics and Astronomy during June and July. The Year 12 students are taking part in workshops to support their understanding of atomic and nuclear physics, in preparation for an NCEA assessment. A collaboration between Rutherford’s Den and the department has been providing the workshops for seven years (booking details).