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NZ lowly ranked on personal wellbeing

09 September 2013

As Mental Health Awareness Week approaches a University of Canterbury lecturer says it is timely to reflect on people's wellbeing.

Fibre glass a serious alternative for bridges

06 September 2013

A fibre glass alternative to steel reinforcement in concrete structures could be a potential answer to problems caused by corrosion of steel bars, a UC expert says.

PhD student granted $50,000 EQC research funding

05 September 2013

A UC PhD student has received $50,000 of Earthquake Commission research funding to look at the resilience of sewerage systems after earthquakes and other natural disasters.

Ozone hole closing but a slow process

05 September 2013

The ozone hole is closing but it is a slow process and predictions are for it to recover between 2050 and 2100, a University of Canterbury expert says.

Criminologist plays down sting on gang activity

04 September 2013

University of Canterbury criminologist Greg Newbold is playing down the police sting on gang drug activity around New Zealand.

UC student wins major environmental scholarship

04 September 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student has won a major environmental scholarship to look into ways to help plants in native bush.

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04 September 2013

University of Canterbury economists Stephen Hickson and Dr Eric Crampton will give a public talk in the Christchurch central city tomorrow night about money.

Experts slam Christchurch transport proposals

03 September 2013

UC transport experts are slamming proposals to improve a high capacity ChCh arterial road, saying the move is old-school 1980s-style transport planning.

Why Auckland is among the top most liveable cities

02 September 2013

A UC tourism lecturer understands why Auckland has made it into the Top 10 List of Most Liveable Cities in the World.

Women can face identity conflict in the workplace

02 September 2013

Women in the workplace can face internal identity conflict when it comes to competing against their co-workers, a University of Canterbury researcher says.