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Reading Recovery doesn't lead to underachievement

12 August 2013

A University of Canterbury education professor says Reading Recovery is not responsible for the lack of change in the long tail of underachievement in New Zealand school kids.


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12 August 2013

Outstanding University of Canterbury researcher, Dr Maarten McKubre-Jordens, has been awarded another prestigious research grant.


Māori business corporations in for the long haul

09 August 2013

NZ's indigenous post-settlement entities have taken the form of western corporations as a result of historically conditional economic, legal ideology, says UC PhD student.


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09 August 2013

The University of Canterbury has received US Patent Office approval for a transistor technology for use in flat screen television sets, computer tablets and mobile phones.


UC student hoping to help people with dementia

08 August 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is using digital media to help people with dementia to improve their quality and quantity of communication.


Visiting expert to UC pleads for greener ChCh

07 August 2013

A visiting expert at UC will give a public lecture on campus next month about the potential for Christchurch to rebuild greener, including building a light rail system.


UC researcher investigating promotion of recovery

07 August 2013

A University of Canterbury researcher is working on increasing the resilience of organisations, and promoting recovery after disaster.


Study finds way to reduce children's fear of dogs

06 August 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student has found a way to reduce children's fear of dogs.


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05 August 2013

An Italian humanitarian worker and PhD student is coming to UC to study the personality traits and psychological characteristics of international humanitarian workers.


Change needed for NZ's food waste management

05 August 2013

New Zealand needs to find something more economically sustainable to avoid large landfill methane emissions, a University of Canterbury environmental engineer says.