International award to New Zealand scientist
22 January 2014 A University of Canterbury (UC) marine expert has received a triennial international award for lifelong contributions to marine science. (read article)
Biology Undergrad Handbook 2014
Biology Postgraduate Handbook 2014
Discovery through photography
UC botanists discover and name a new mistletoe species (read article).
Biology at Canterbury is great, and Biotechnology is a very employable, fast-growing and lucrative scientific field…
Anish Shah studying towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Biotechnology
Events and Announcements
PhD Scholarship in Freshwater Restoration Ecology
(21 February 2014) We offer a fully funded PhD studentship in freshwater and restoration ecology research. This is a chance for a high-calibre student to join a successful research team investigating important applied issues and the fundamental processes which underpin them, to find solutions in an agricultural landscape. Full details (PDF, 170KB)
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.
Fire resilience of savanna trees: escape diameter vs escape height vs bark thickness
Professor Mike Lawes,