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UC device to detect drowsiness could save lives

30 August 2012

University of Canterbury (UC) is developing a device with the New Zealand Brain Research Institute to detect drowsiness or lapses that could be fatal.


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30 August 2012

The UC Council agreed to engage with a global education provider to establish an affiliated college on campus to recruit and prepare international students for study at UC.


Lowering the drinking age hasn't changed problems

29 August 2012

There appears no strong evidence of large increases in problem drinking among young people since lowering the alcohol purchase age to 18 to warrant increasing the drinking age


UC shows business strength in Big Break finals

29 August 2012

University of Canterbury is flexing its business muscles with outstanding results so far in the Australasian accounting student academic Big Break Project.


Determined effort to move forward at UC

28 August 2012

University of Canterbury (UC), as a consequence of the earthquakes, is demonstrating a strong determined attitude to move forward, the Treasury Chief Economist said.


UC research to make the national grid smarter

28 August 2012

A major University of Canterbury (UC) research project has begun looking at the national grid to make it smarter.


UC research aims to beat drug-resistant flu

27 August 2012

A University of Canterbury (UC) research project is looking to beat drug-resistance in the war on flu.


UC research could help save lives in disaster

27 August 2012

A UC project could save lives in times of disaster and should increase the resilience and disaster-handling capabilities of lifeline organisations in time of tragedy.


Difficult boys more likely to be bullied

27 August 2012

Difficult students are more likely to be bullied at mainstream schools than at special residential schools, a University of Canterbury research has found.


Study into how the elderly cope with moving

27 August 2012

University of Canterbury research is breaking new ground in looking at how elderly people make possible the last shift of their lives.