Communications

Communications

Archive News 2003

Published by the Communications and Development Department

2003 News Items

New route into university study (23 Dec 2003)

Two new PVCs bring international experience (18 Dec 2003)

Baby scientists (17 Dec 2003)

Photos of Colombo Street feature in SOFA show (16 Dec 2003)

Research to turn wood waste into electricity (12 Dec 2003)

University worth $1.5billion a year to Christchurch and Canterbury region (11 Dec 2003)

Christmas graduation on stage next week (10 Dec 2003)

World authority appointed to new leadership role (9 Dec 2003)

Subantarctic research unravels clues to NZ sea lions' survival (9 Dec 2003)

Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor re-elected for 2004 (5 Dec 2003)

From Dolly the sheep to Chicago gangsters (5 Dec 2003)

Head-dress to cap off Ngata scholar success (3 Dec 2003)

HIT LabNZ produces world's first virtual picture book (2 Dec 2003)

Canterbury lecturer gets to the top of Panamanian rainforest research(1 Dec 2003)

The equality of education subject of new book (1 Dec 2003)

New UC alumni feature in new judicial appointments (20 Nov 2003)

Nine to receive Teaching Awards (18 Nov 2003)

Student learns X-ray technology from world experts (17 Nov 2003)

Science honours for three Canterbury University professors (13 Nov 2003)

Project investigates credit transfer pathways for students (11 Nov 2003)

UC alumni feature in new judicial appointments (10 Nov 2003)

New-look news-site launched (7 Nov 2003)

Conference Office gears up for biggest challenge yet (6 Nov 2003)

Erskine Fellow brings cutting edge knowledge to Communications Disorders Department (4 Nov 2003)

Boot-tester a potentially shocking business for students (3 Nov 2003)

University sets fees for 2004 (30 Oct 2003)

SOFA Gallery celebrates work of Canterbury alumnus (29 Oct 2003)

University trio revises standard Japanese language text (28 Oct 2003)

Popular science communication courses extended (23 Oct 2003)

Ernie’s little frock (22 Oct 2003)

Resolving conflicts proves fun for Canterbury student (22 Oct 2003)

University releases final restructuring plan (21 Oct 2003)

Omani students experience life downunder (20 Oct 2003)

Canterbury students attend the First World Summit of Indigenous Entrepreneurs (17 Oct 2003)

Nobel Prize-winner celebrates at UC (10 Oct 2003)

Visiting scientist urges precaution as end of GE moratorium looms (10 Oct 2003)

Expert to speak on genetic engineering (08 Oct 2003)

Scientists discover new type of damage causing heart disease (07 Oct 2003)

Child development research facility to be launched (02 Oct 2003)

Successful first year for UC Foundation (2 Oct 2003)

Leading mathematician to visit University (26 Sept 2003)

Canterbury Tertiary Alliance enters joint IT purchasing agreement (24 Sept 2003)

Canterbury offers new training course for Chinese government officials (19 Sept 2003)

Prestigious research grant for joint University/Museum spider project (19 Sept 2003)

Author arrives to research 'Ice breed' (17 Sept 2003)

Rare performance of Carl Loewe’s ballads (16 Sept 2003)

Power industry issues under the spotlight (12 Sept 2003)

UC gets $6.65 million in research funding (11 Sept 2003)

Canterbury University scientist involved in new amphibious vehicle (10 Sept 2003)

Lecture series draws on art experts (10 Sept 2003)

Lab joins key Australian research initiative (08 Sept 2003)

Get the “low down” on Fine Arts (03 Sept 2003)

University Council releases resolutions on History Now complaint (28 Aug 2003)

Doctor of Music a first (27 Aug 2003)

Restructuring discussion document released (25 Aug 2003)

New psychologist qualifications focus on children, youth and their families (19 Aug 2003)

The weird and wacky line up for the Undie 500 (18 Aug 2003)

Students head for indigenous peoples summit (13 Aug 2003)

Research shows limited understanding of EU (12 Aug 2003)

Lecture focuses on World Trade Centre collapse (12 Aug 2003)

New Zealand's creative writing under conference spotlight (06 Aug 2003)

Free public lecture by climate change expert (06 Aug 2003)

Mid-year roll up 18% (04 Aug 2003)

Open Day for Engineering School (01 Aug 2003)

More forestry graduates needed (31 July 2003)

Inaugural medal to UC climatologist (29 July 2003)

Law expert: "Don't forget urban Maori" (29 July 2003)

Exhibition features typeface from McCahon paintings (29 July 2003)

Big achievement on tiny project (25 July 2003)

Top students win engineering prizes (24 July 2003)

History Now and the Thomas Fudge Article (23 July 2003)

Top marketing projects showcased (14 July 2003)

Canterbury student to attend Eco-Innovate 03 (14 July 2003)

Thousands expected at UC for week of activities (7 July 2003)

Meridian Energy and Canterprise partners in major superconducting project (04 July 2003)

Higher education experts converge on Christchurch (04 July 2003)

Marketing internship projects to be showcased (30 June 2003)

University launches the Gerald Orchard Fund (24 June 2003)

Turing website gains accolade (24 June 2003)

Growing old in Roman times (20 June)

Installations shift away from multicultural confusion (19 June)

Languages becoming extinct at "alarming rate" (18 June 2003)

Enthusiastic response to plea for butterfly information (09 June 2003)

Scholarship winner focuses on use of infra-red fibre optics (09 June 2003)

Non-farmer takes out farm forestry award (09 June 2003)

New professor in concrete design (6 June)

UC connections in Queen's Birthday list (05 June 2003)

Funding totalling $4.3 million for earthquake-proof building research (16 May 2003)

Research shows absence of biological father from the home is the single major indicator of risk for teenage pregnancy in girls (14 May 2003)

Successful year for National Centre for Research on Europe (13 May 2003)

New book on "The Basin" launched today (08 May 2003)

Research throws new light on traditional Maori dress (08 May 2003)

Exhibition manipulates gallery space (02 May 2003)

Engineering student in final for prestigious prize (30 Apr 2003)

University introduces precautionary SARS measures (29 Apr 2003)

Lab creates magic with renowned NZ author (29 Apr 2003)

International first for astronomy couple (17 Apr 2003)

Time for hard work to be rewarded (10 Apr 2003)

Experts gather to discuss bio-prospecting in Antarctica (07 Apr 2003)

Maori graduates to receive special taonga (03 Apr 2003)

Bright Start Scholarships into second year (02 Apr 2003)

Engineering students get hands-on opportunity (25 Mar 2003)

Thousands of school students expected for Discovery Day (24 Mar 2003)

SOFA Gallery and Canterbury Museum collaborate on Out of Sight (21 Mar 2003)

Astronomy student heads to Vatican observatory (19 Mar 2003)

Standing ovation for Sir William Pickering (19 Mar 2003)

Differing reasons attract volunteers to photographic project (18 Mar 2003)

Canterbury to address shortage of medical physicists (13 Mar 2003)

Probing the planets: A lifetime in unmanned space research (10 Mar 2003)

The amazing, the mysterious "deep" (06 Mar 2003)

Youngest student takes top honours (06 Mar 2003)

Leading European foreign policy diplomat to speak on Iraq and Europe (05 Mar 2003)

Communication courses for scientists in big demand (04 Mar 2003)

New V-C looks to a united future (03 Mar 2003)

High-powered delegations visit NCRE (27 Feb 2003)

Innovative trampoline finalist in prestige award (20 Feb 2003)

UC journalism students continue winning streak (20 Feb 2003)

Buddhist treasures rescued from Afghanistan (19 Feb 2003)

Major Government grant announced for HIT Lab (18 Feb 2003)

Wandering and wondering, at the SOFA Gallery (17 Feb 2003)

Salary negotiations settled (17 Feb 2003)

New poetry book has themes of exile, identity, belonging (12 Feb 2003)

New Vice-Chancellor to start in March (11 Feb 2003)

Bishop Julius Hall appoints new principal (07 Feb 2003)

HIT Lab NZ Director plays key role in major international computer graphics conference (07 Feb 2003)

Canterbury appoints new Vice-Chancellor (05 Feb 2003)

A world first for the University of Canterbury (03 Feb 2003)

Shortlist for Vice-Chancellor appointment announced (31 Jan 2003)

Expedition conducts botanical study in remote mountains of Nigeria (30 Jan 2003)

New parking system ready to get under way (30 Jan 2003)

UC researcher redesigns browser back button (28 Jan 2003)

Four honorary doctorates to be conferred (24 Jan 2003)

Third award of Wakefield Scholarship (23 Jan 2003)

Innovative, world-class gene transfer research recognised (22 Jan 2003)

Threat of agro-terrorism concerns expert (22 Jan 2003)

Highly regarded legal expert dies (21 Jan 2003)

Top international award brings posthumous honour (16 Jan 2003)

Stroke sufferers neded for speech therapy study (16 Jan 2003)

University of Canterbury leads the way in scholarships (15 Jan 2003)

Pair to share next writer's residency (10 Jan 2003)

Research looks at threat to New Zealand icon (08 Jan 2003)

Centre's new Director brings wealth of Pacific knowledge (08 Jan 2003)

Council acknowledges 61 years of service (07 Jan 2003)