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17 November 2015

Congratulations to Danielle Dubien for being awarded a CSFP scholarship. The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is an international programme under which member governments offer scholarships and fellowships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. She plans to begin her PhD in early 2016 and will be supervised by Distinguished Professor Niki Davis and Professor Lindsey Conner.

Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015.

UC composers win Douglas Lilburn contest

28 September 2015

Two University of Canterbury composers are among the winners of the inaugural NZTrio Composing Competition 2015: Celebrating Lilburn.


27 May 2015

Changing careers can be daunting, particularly when change requires university study. Starting, or returning, to university as a mature student can be overwhelming for some people.

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16 April 2015

A University of Canterbury researcher who graduates with her PhD this week has been examining how one in six New Zealanders live with chronic pain.

Mental health issues facing Chinese

23 January 2015

Chinese people with mental health problems do not seek help from mental health services because of shame and stigma and the fear of losing face.

Clean teeth if prompted by text messages

01 December 2014

Young unemployed people are more likely to clean their teeth more often if they are prompted with text messages, a University of Canterbury health research study has found.

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13 October 2014

UC will launch its new Master of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing joint initiative with CPIT today (13 October).

Study to look at wheelchair users and the rebuild

05 September 2014

A UC PhD student is looking into whether people who use wheelchairs have felt included in the Canterbury rebuild and recovery in the three years since the earthquakes.


25 August 2014

Research at the University of Canterbury has found nearly all their recent PE Teacher graduates are now in paid employment.

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