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Iwi-based study to focus on Māori achievers

06 August 2012

The qualities which make high achieving Te Arawa students successful learners will come under scrutiny in a University of Canterbury-led research project.


New technology brings children's drawings alive

06 August 2012

Technology recently developed at UC's Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand allows coloured-in pictures to come alive in 3D.


Students' economic scholarship recognised

02 August 2012

It was a clean sweep for University of Canterbury students who recently won all student award categories at the 53rd annual New Zealand Association of Economists Conference.


Former PM to deliver prestigious lecture

02 August 2012

Helen Clark, former NZ prime minister and current Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, will discuss disaster resilience in this year's Hopkins Lecture.


Jump start for great ideas

31 July 2012

Three UC research projects are a step closer to being transformed from an idea into a commercial reality thanks to a funding boost from the UC's Research & Innovation unit.


New book urges people to listen to children

30 July 2012

New Zealand may once have been regarded as one of the best places in the world to bring up children but a book by UC's Dr Bronwyn Hayward is challenging that view.


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27 July 2012

Student volunteers will be working hard this Saturday constructing community installations, including a giant game board, on six vacant sites around Christchurch city.


Rethinking early childhood education centres' role

26 July 2012

The role of early childhood education centres in the community needs to be radically rethought, according to UC academic Associate Professor Judith Duncan.


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24 July 2012

UC researchers will study viruses that have contaminated water systems after the Christchurch earthquakes following a $100,000 grant from the American New Zealand Association.


EU funding for NCRE

20 July 2012

UC's National Centre for Research on Europe has received funding of more than $350,000 (€198,000) in the latest round of Jean Monnet Funding from the European Commission.