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Falcons and vineyards winning combination

31 October 2012

A University of Canterbury researcher has found benefits in encouraging New Zealand falcons into Marlborough vineyards for pest control.


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30 October 2012

Chemistry students at the University of Canterbury will have the opportunity to be taught by a national industry leader next year.


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30 October 2012

NZ handles Waitangi Day much better than Australia handles Australia Day as far as indigenous people are concerned, a UC academic says.


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30 October 2012

The public did not expect to bear more than $30 billion in loss from the ChCh quakes, having been reminded regularly that NZ was a world leader in earthquake-resistant design.


UC researcher wins women's world croquet title

29 October 2012

University of Canterbury researcher Jenny Clarke has won the inaugural women's world croquet title in Cairnlea, Victoria, Australia.


People perceive robots as humans not objects

29 October 2012

University of Canterbury research has found people perceive robots, not as objects, but as humans.


Transplant tourism and organ trafficking

26 October 2012

A University of Canterbury law researcher is looking into the dark world of transplant tourism and organ trafficking.


Low organ donation rates cause transplant queues

26 October 2012

New Zealand's very low rates of organ donation help ensure that the queue for transplants remains very long, a University of Canterbury economics lecturer said.


Future eruptions could pose threat to power supply

26 October 2012

Future volcanic eruptions could pose threats to New Zealand's power supply, according to a University of Canterbury researcher.


Kiwiana important to retain traditional NZ culture

24 October 2012

A University of Canterbury researcher believes Kiwiana is pivotal to New Zealanders' pride and sense of belonging in changing times.