Tagged: University of Canterbury

Making life from the primordial soup - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 09, 2011

This looks like a great lecture coming up next week. At least for residents of Rotorua, Palmerston North and Christchurch. It’s the 2011 Rutherford Lecture: How to Make Life from the Primordial Soup. Why RNA is the key ingredient to … Continue reading → … Read More

Changes afoot at the University of Canterbury - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 31, 2011

Yesterday, the Christchurch Press published an article describing changes that Vice Chancellor Rod Carr had in mind, which would be introduced at the University of Canterbury in order to increase student enrolments while preserving the quality of enrolments. These include: Higher enrolment standards to stop Canterbury from becoming “the University of Last resort.” $6 million dollars towards 1000 merit scholarships to … Read More

Universities – Central City or Suburban? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds May 16, 2011

As various plans are proposed for the rebuild of Christchurch, there is a push from some sectors to move the University of Canterbury back into the central city. Now I don’t know about you, but I have always found central city universities such as Auckland and Otago to be quite frustrating. It’s hard to find parking, when you do find … Read More