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UC team in business case competition final

23 July 2013

A team from the University of Canterbury has qualified for the final of an international business case competition after finishing first equal in New Zealand.


Migrating to Australia is cyclical

23 July 2013

While New Zealanders are not crossing the Tasman for work as much as they used to, the trend will change as the Australian economy picks up, a University of Canterbury.


Research protects dairy industry's stainless steel

22 July 2013

University of Canterbury researchers are developing a bio-film that could be used to coat stainless steel surfaces which could save the New Zealand's food production sector.


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22 July 2013

University of Canterbury researchers are trialling mathematical models to help intensive care unit medical staff monitor patients' lung conditions.


UC student driven by tsunami tragedy

22 July 2013

A University of Canterbury PhD student is investigating the impact of tsunamis on Samoa and other countries in the Pacific.


Monorail proposal conflicts with NZ tourism brand

22 July 2013

A plan for a 41 kilometre monorail from Queenstown to Milford Sound conflicts with what the New Zealand tourism brand stands for in the international and domestic markets.


NZ trial to see if probiotics can help depression

22 July 2013

A UC PhD student is carrying out the first trial in New Zealand to see if probiotics, friendly bacteria which are naturally found in the gut, can help fight depression.


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22 July 2013

The University of Canterbury is partnering with Fisher and Paykel Healthcare to help people who have severe or critical breathing difficulties.


Ross Sea proposal fails but not all is lost

18 July 2013

NZ's second attempt at getting a Ross Sea marine protected area established has failed again, but all is not lost says UC environmental law expert Professor Karen Scott.


Alcohol's toll should be compared to other risks

18 July 2013

The toxic perils of drinking alcohol need to be compared with other life risks, University of Canterbury toxicology expert Professor Ian Shaw says.