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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.

Spinal cord injury researcher seeks volunteers

18 April 2016

A University of Canterbury researcher wants to give people with spinal cord injuries the chance to improve their balance and ease of movement.

UC Connect: The future of tertiary education

24 March 2016

What can the five-year-old Productivity Commission add to a thousand-year-old institution?


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.

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