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Professor Gail Gillon

27 January 2017

The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) in the College of Education, Health and Human Development is delighted to become part of the IDP global network of IELTS test centres by gaining approval to open an IELTS test centre at UC.

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24 January 2017

Associate Professor Kathleen Liberty talked with the New Zealand Herald about counselling needs and post-traumatic stress disorder findings from her study of children through their first three years at school.

University releases future plans for campus

23 January 2017

A UC master plan to guide campus development for the next 30 years proves that the University has largely completed its earthquake recovery, according to the Vice-Chancellor.

UC takes top spot in University Challenge

23 January 2017

The UC team has won New Zealand academia's top trivia quiz show, University Challenge for the second year since the show returned to New Zealand screens in 2014.

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11 January 2017

Kathleen Quinlivan weighs in on the controversial topic of sex education in primary schools and whether it was age appropriate.

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04 January 2017

Congratulations to Dr David Mitchell, Adjunct Professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Development, who was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in the New Year Honours

Michael Tarren-Sweeney awarded UC Innovation Medal

07 December 2016

UC's Innovation Medal has been awarded to Associate Professor Michael Tarren-Sweeney, who developed the Assessment Checklist Series.


08 November 2016

2017 promises to be an exciting year for the University of Canterbury’s College of Education, Health and Human Development as it moves from its current site in Dovedale Ave into a $78million building development on the main Ilam campus.

Cricket researcher makes game-changing app

12 October 2016

A University of Canterbury sport scientist has released a new mobile app that is set to change and improve the way cricket bowlers train.

UC study into how children with autism sleep

16 May 2016

Two University of Canterbury researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism.

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