The Venue for PHYSCHEM2016 will be the University of Canterbury. The Conference will be held in the Jack Mann Auditorium on the Dovedale Campus, off Waimarie Road, Christchurch. 

Founded in 1873 by scholars from Oxford and Cambridge universities, Canterbury University moved to its current campus in Ilam in the 1970s, from what is now the Christchurch Arts centre precinct of heritage buildings. UC has a proud place in the history of Christchurch, and a vital role in the city’s future. This includes its role educating future leaders, as well as its academic and research activities.

The University of Canterbury offers a world class learning environment, a vibrant campus and a great student lifestyle that’s packed with opportunities. The culture at UC promotes active learning, where our vibrant community allows you to be who you are and do what you love.

The University is like a miniature city designed especially for students, with everything you need all on one site in Ilam, Christchurch. Located in 87 hectares of park-like surroundings, the University of Canterbury offers students a spacious, relaxed setting within which to work and play. The picturesque campus with modern teaching and research facilities is set in the heart of a city that has become a magnet for growth and innovation. Further afield lies a region packed with outdoor adventure, from the mountains to the sea.