Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015 Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015. (read article)

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New Home for Science Departments

The new Regional Science and Innovation Centre will create a hub for Canterbury's science and innovation network in modern state-of-the-art facilities that encourage collaborative teaching, learning and research.

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2015 team

New Zealand Chemistry Olympiad Trust

The 2015 team repesented New Zealand in Baku, Azerbaijan. The 48th Chemistry Olympiad Competition will be held Pakistan, in July 2016, and will normally involve a team of four students.

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‘I’ll be able to help countless others by entering the pharmaceutical industry...’

Michael Weusten Studying towards a PhD in Biochemistry
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Seminars are usually held on Fridays at 11.00 am in Chemistry Department, Level 5, Room 531, Rutherford Building, unless otherwise specified.

Nei-Jin Ke
Final Ph.D. Seminar
Tuesday 1 December
11.00 am - 12.00 pm
Novel Catalyst Systems for Controlled Nanofabrication

Logan Heyes
Final Ph.D. Seminar

Wednesday 2 December
11.00 am - 12.00 pm
The Intricate Workings of an Enzyme from Neisseria Menengitidis Metabolism
Dr Milton Kiefel
Institute for Glycomics and School of Natural Sciences
Griffith University, Queensland

Friday 4 December
11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Adventures in the Synthesis of Bacterial Nonulsonic Acids

Archived Seminars


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