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Harmful sexual behaviour - working together to improve risk assessment

University of Canterbury (UC) research is paving the way towards improved accuracy in risk assessment and better informed treatment approaches to ultimately contribute to reducing harmful sexual behaviour in the community.

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Harmful sexual behaviour - working together to improve risk assessment

University of Canterbury (UC) research is paving the way towards improved accuracy in risk assessment and better informed treatment approaches to ultimately contribute to reducing harmful sexual behaviour in the community.

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UC students discover native birds thriving on Ilam campus

A chance discovery and a new survey by University of Canterbury students have shown that both the range and abundance of native bird species have increased at the university’s Ilam campus almost 500 per cent in the last 26 years.

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Students take Eco-marathon car to Singapore

UC Engineering students gave their fully recyclable, electric car its final test run today, in preparation to compete at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia, in Singapore.

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UC mathematicians get crafty around New Zealand

Armed with knitting needles and origami paper, University of Canterbury mathematicians Dr Jeanette McLeod and Dr Phil Wilson are on a mission to bring maths to the masses.

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How resilient are New Zealand marine ecosystems?

Recent earthquakes have made major changes to marine ecosystems, as has been seen on the Kaikōura coastline of the South Island. How do marine systems respond and recover?

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UC planet hunters search the galaxy's centre

A team of University of Canterbury astronomers is helping answer some of the great unknowns about the planets in our galaxy.

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UC marine scientist named Pew Conservation Fellow

UC Antarctic marine scientist Dr Regina Eisert has been recognised for her work protecting the world's oceans with a prestigious Pew Marine Conservation Fellowship.

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UC physicists take a (nano) chip off the old block

Computer components can't just keep getting smaller forever. So how then does the computer continue to become faster, lighter and more energy efficient?

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I’m originally from Gore, but I play netball for the Mainland Tactix. I was studying distance at Otago, but I really wanted the campus experience so I switched to UC. I’m hugely passionate about sport. I love watching netball, I love playing netball. I guess I'm a wee bit obsessed!