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UC academic receives top teaching award

3 July 2014 Professor Charles Fleischmann (Civil and Natural Resources Engineering) has been recognised as one of New Zealand's top tertiary teachers. (read article)

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‘I try to head up the ski fields as much as possible and Canterbury is the perfect place to do this...’

Harrison Steedman Studying towards BE(Hons) in Civil Engineering
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Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for Professor Nigel Priestley

Brendon Bradley Receives Prestigious Engineering Award

Congratulations to Brendon Bradley, Lecturer in the Department for being the youngest researcher to receive the Shamsher Prakash Foundation Research Award. Brendon who specialises in earthquake engineering with an emphasis in seismic hazard analysis, ground motion prediction, seismic performance and loss estimation of geotechnical and structural systems is the youngest recipient of the award in its 24 year history.

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