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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Top 10 species discovery

UC botanists describe one of the Top 10 species discovered in 2015, selected from 18,000 contenders from across the planet.
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Celebrating our people

The UC Biological Sciences Inspirational Alumni award recognises alumni who have made outstanding professional achievements and who have had a positive impact on our community or society.
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Join the Best

Get prepared for your future with a degree from UC's School of Biological Sciences. Find out why we stand out from the rest.


‘I want to have a career that gives me the opportunity to apply my scientific knowledge of the environment in the legal sphere...’

Jessie Cross Studying towards a BSc in Geography and Biological Sciences and an LLB
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Events and Announcements

PhD Scholarship - Electrochemical enzyme-based biosensors

The School of Biological Sciences and CertusBio Ltd. is offering a PhD scholarship to study electrochemical enzyme-based biosensors for the detection of the oestrogen and progesterone. The oestrogen sensor is close to prototype and the project now requires the development of a nanostructured electrode to communicate directly with the enzyme.

16 Biology-based UC Summer Research Scholarships

The UC Summer Research Scholarships provides the opportunity for a student to work on a supervised research project for approximately 10 weeks over the summer period to complete a short research skills programme. Summer scholarships website. Applications close 2 October 2015.


Seminars are on Thursdays at 12.00 noon in Biological Sciences, Room 275 of the Biology Research building, unless otherwise specified.
Seminar calendar and abstracts. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please check the above calendar for seminars listings

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