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

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

Friday, 19 December 2014 11:03 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

University of Canterbury experts will next year use its BlueFern computer to simulate what happened under the ground during the Canterbury earthquakes.  

University settles with insurers

University settles with insurers

Monday, 15 December 2014 5:25 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

The University of Canterbury has agreed to settle its insurance claims under the Universities NZ collective insurance policy arising out of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.

University of Canterbury signs substantial contract to redevelop engineering precinct

University of Canterbury signs substantial contract to redevelop engineering precinct

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 4:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury today signed a substantial contract with Hawkins Construction for the first major redevelopment of the campus’s engineering precinct in more than 40 years.

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Monday, 1 December 2014 9:01 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Canterbury University Press

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Tourism surviving natural disasters: Preparedness and planning

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:59 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury doctoral student is investigating the preparedness and planning of post-disaster tourism service providers.

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved, legal expert says

Accountability following quake response inquiry not achieved, legal expert says

Friday, 21 November 2014 3:49 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Lessons still need to be learned from the search and rescue efforts following the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, a leading New Zealand lawyer, Nigel Hampton QC, says.

Businesses need to plan better to recover faster from disasters

Businesses need to plan better to recover faster from disasters

Monday, 17 November 2014 10:10 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

New Zealand businesses and organisations need to accurately plan better to recover faster from any major disaster, University of Canterbury resilience researcher Dr John Vargo says.

UC academic looks at the role of post-earthquake social services

UC academic looks at the role of post-earthquake social services

Monday, 10 November 2014 10:00 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A just released book by University of Canterbury’s Associate Professor Kate van Heugten examines the experiences of workers and managers from a broad array of human service organisations in post-earthquake Christchurch.

UC student used her Christchurch experiences to help her tornado-ravaged home town

UC student used her Christchurch experiences to help her tornado-ravaged home town

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 4:12 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury international student, who took the CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch course modelled after the Student Volunteer Army's post-earthquake response, used her Christchurch experiences to help support her home town of Washington, Illinois, which was flattened by a tornado.

Gap filling projects reach crucial juncture

Gap filling projects reach crucial juncture

Thursday, 30 October 2014 2:30 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University

The University of Canterbury reconnecting with CBD at the Arts Centre

The University of Canterbury reconnecting with CBD at the Arts Centre

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:50 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury will build on and strengthen its connections with the central city, leasing the Chemistry Building in the Arts Centre for at least the next eight years.

First Place of Tranquility opens

First 'Place of Tranquility' opens

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

Greening the Rubble has opened its largest garden so far.

Future of filling the gaps to be explored

Future of filling the gaps to be explored

Friday, 17 October 2014 5:21 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: Lincoln University

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 1:56 p.m. by CPIT Featured Popular

Release: CPIT

UC project uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response models for buildings

UC project uses earthquake data to improve earthquake response models for buildings

Friday, 26 September 2014 11:21 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A University of Canterbury engineering research project is evaluating the methods and models used to predict the expected damage to multi-storey reinforced concrete buildings during earthquakes, using data gathered during the Canterbury earthquakes.

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas of Christchurch

Super moon may produce post-quake flooding in coastal areas of Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 9:17 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A super large moon tonight may produce some post-quake flooding in low lying parts of Christchurch.

University of Canterbury thesis looking at social media impacts after the earthquakes

University of Canterbury thesis looking at social media impacts after the earthquakes

Monday, 25 August 2014 9:54 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury PhD student is investigating the impact of social media following the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes.

UC reopens remediated and renamed Registry (Matariki) building

UC reopens remediated and renamed Registry (Matariki) building

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 12:39 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

UC staff are moving back into the fully-remediated Registry building, which has been renamed Matariki.

Construction begins on merged Lyttelton Primary School

Construction begins on merged Lyttelton Primary School

Monday, 11 August 2014 8:58 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Support from spouses softened impact of the earthquakes, university research shows

Support from spouses softened impact of the earthquakes, university research shows

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 9:10 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Support from partners, husbands, wives and spouses softened the impacts of depression following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, University of Canterbury research has found.

Redcliffs School stays in Sumner for now

Redcliffs School stays in Sumner for now

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 4:58 p.m. by MediaStuff

Redcliffs School is likely to remain in Sumner for another year as it waits to hear if its Main Road site is safe.

Shortlist announced for major schools building project

Shortlist announced for major schools building project

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 8:56 a.m. by GovtMOE Popular

Two consortia have been shortlisted for a major schools building project to construct four schools worth more than $200m, says Kim Shannon, head of the Education Infrastructure Service for the Ministry of Education.

Loss of QE II Stadium has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes

Loss of QE II Stadium has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes

Friday, 25 July 2014 9:08 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Two University of Canterbury economics experts believe the loss of Queen Elizabeth II Stadium because of the earthquakes has affected the performance of Canterbury athletes.

$107.5m to Lincoln University science rebuild

$107.5m to Lincoln University science rebuild

Thursday, 17 July 2014 2:17 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular


Quakes impact on substance use and mental health quantified

Quakes impact on substance use and mental health quantified

Thursday, 17 July 2014 1:20 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: University of Otago

All Right?  St Michael’s School Students sure are as they discover the Secret Recipe to Wellbeing!!

All Right? St Michael’s School Students sure are as they discover the Secret Recipe to Wellbeing!!

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 8:52 a.m. by marketing_saintmichaels Featured Popular

A visit from All Rightie, Ciaran, resulted in St Michael’s students discovering they really are !

Adelaide engineering students to learn about the impact of Christchurch’s earthquakes

Adelaide engineering students to learn about the impact of Christchurch’s earthquakes

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 10:43 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

Forty three final year engineering students from the University of Adelaide will spend two weeks in Christchurch, based at the University of Canterbury. 

15 more Canterbury school pools to be repaired

15 more Canterbury school pools to be repaired

Tuesday, 1 July 2014 5:59 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Canterbury researchers providing earthquake advice to Nepalese communities

Canterbury researchers providing earthquake advice to Nepalese communities

Monday, 30 June 2014 8:20 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

A group of University of Canterbury natural hazard researchers will provide suggestions to strengthening Nepal’s resilience in the face of major earthquakes at an international symposium in Singapore this weekend.

Canterbury researchers believe Christchurch could learn from Queensland’s Cyclone Larry

Canterbury researchers believe Christchurch could learn from Queensland’s Cyclone Larry

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 4:48 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury and Auckland resilience researchers believe Christchurch could learn from Queensland’s 2006 Cyclone Larry to house short term rebuild workers.

SKY makes big splash in Christchurch

SKY makes big splash in Christchurch

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 10:09 a.m. by PRNews Popular

Mana Wāhine - Another New Building for Rangi Ruru

Mana Wāhine - Another New Building for Rangi Ruru

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 12:22 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Engagement on Special Schools Network

Engagement on Special Schools Network

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 3:59 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

The Ministry is currently undertaking engagement around special school provision in the greater Christchurch area.

Beneficiaries Reaction

Beneficiaries Reaction

Thursday, 8 May 2014 7:52 p.m. by MediaCTV

Paula Bennett: $3000 to Christchurch

Paula Bennett: $3000 to Christchurch

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 11:13 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about getting beneficiaries to Christchurch.

Canterbury carrying out the world's first earthquake damage-resistant bridge testing

Canterbury carrying out the world's first earthquake damage-resistant bridge testing

Monday, 28 April 2014 9:52 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury engineers are carrying out the world's first earthquake damage-resistant bridge testing on campus.

Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

Canterbury research aims to develop safer steel structures

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 7:22 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

University of Canterbury postgraduate civil and natural resources engineering researchers are developing new methods to improve the performance of steel structures in earthquakes.

Phillipstown School

Phillipstown School

Monday, 14 April 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Christchurch’s sizzle-seller to be receive honorary doctorate at Canterbury

Christchurch’s sizzle-seller to be receive honorary doctorate at Canterbury

Friday, 11 April 2014 3:04 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

One of Christchurch’s most passionate business people leading the city’s rebuild will receive an honorary doctorate at next week University of Canterbury graduation ceremonies.

Phillipstown will get reprieve under Labour

Phillipstown will get reprieve under Labour

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 2:20 p.m. by MeganWoods

 

Minister of Educations announcement for Phillipstown and Woolston Schools April 2014

Minister of Education's announcement for Phillipstown and Woolston Schools April 2014

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 1:41 p.m. by GovtMOE Popular

The Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced her decision on the proposed merger of Phillipstown School and Woolston School.

Study aims for quake-proof building

Study aims for quake-proof building

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A University of Canterbury prototype is being subjected to simulated shaking greater than the February 2011 earthquake to help improve the safety of the city's new buildings.

Building industry in dire need of 5,000 more apprentices

Building industry in dire need of 5,000 more apprentices

Monday, 24 March 2014 12:09 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Release: BCITO

UC simulating more than 100 earthquakes in its lab to design safer buildings

UC simulating more than 100 earthquakes in its lab to design safer buildings

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 12:47 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) is simulating more than 100 earthquakes on a building prototype to make post-quake buildings safer.

Top businessman to help launch Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign

Top businessman to help launch Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign

Monday, 17 March 2014 12:29 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

One of New Zealand's most successful businessmen, founder of 42 Below vodka and Moa beer, Geoff Ross, will help to launch the University of Canterbury (UC) Student Volunteer Army’s 2014 campaign on campus next week.

 NZ Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal - UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND

NZ Supreme Court - Leave to Appeal - UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY v THE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED [2014] NZSC 13 [26 February 2014]

Extra support for schoolchildren

Extra support for schoolchildren

Thursday, 20 February 2014 2:51 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has allocated $2.3 million to increase youth work and social work services in Canterbury schools until 2016.

Archive digitally preserves post-quake Pledge books

Archive digitally preserves post-quake Pledge books

Monday, 17 February 2014 10:15 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity

UC’s earthquake archive digitally preserves Christchurch’s post-quake Pledge books

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Research launched to help homes better withstand earthquakes

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:07 p.m. by PRNews Popular

A key research project, to help improve the resilience of the types of homes that performed poorly in the Christchurch earthquakes, has been launched.

Vero settles Ministry of Education claim

Vero settles Ministry of Education claim

Thursday, 30 January 2014 4:19 p.m. by GovtMOE Featured Popular

Vero New Zealand, the lead insurer on the Ministry of Education claim in Christchurch, is pleased to announce the $200 million settlement.

$200m payout for quake damaged Christchurch schools

$200m payout for quake damaged Christchurch schools

Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:24 a.m. by MediaHerald

The Ministry of Education is to receive a $200 million payout from insurer Vero for quake damage to Christchurch schools allowing rebuilding to pick up pace, ministers said this morning.

$200 million settlement for Canterbury schools

$200 million settlement for Canterbury schools

Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:17 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Students show off rebuild designs

Students show off rebuild designs

Monday, 27 January 2014 8:12 a.m. by MediaThePress

Bree Morgan and Jessica Hulme devised a series of triangle buildings inspired by a saw-tooth roof and Maori patterns. Christian Burgos and Therese Samson broke the grid pattern of a standard block with an angled cut incorporating a pond overlooked by multi-storey buildings.

UC students helping construction companies’ health and safety systems

UC students helping construction companies’ health and safety systems

Sunday, 26 January 2014 9:40 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

An entrepreneurial University of Canterbury (UC) student team has created a health and safety mobile phone system to help construction companies.