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Past to shed light on Antarctic weather patterns

12 August 2013

To better predict future Antarctic weather trends, a University of Canterbury researcher is seeking to understand the polar region's past icy conditions.


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12 August 2013

New Zealand language teachers need to be confident in their ability to selectively use technology, a University of Canterbury language education expert says.


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.