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Marketing can be a force for good

18 July 2013

A University of Canterbury expert says marketing is often blamed for problems in society but believes it can be a force for good.


US astronaut describes first mission into space

17 July 2013

An American astronaut, who will visit the University of Canterbury later this year, has described her first mission into space.


Toll roads the best option for Auckland

17 July 2013

A UC economics expert believes road tolls are the best option for Auckland, as long as it is possible to identify users and the transactions costs of collection are not high.


Research into performing better in the workplace

16 July 2013

New research from the University of Canterbury could revolutionise how people are trained for jobs.


UC student wins Asia-Pacific business competition

16 July 2013

A University of Canterbury fourth year business student, Nicole Van Dugteren, is one of six Asia-Pacific winners in the Australian-organised Naked CEO Boardroom competition.


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15 July 2013

University of Canterbury biological sciences postgraduate student Olivia Johnston has received the Sir Robertson Stewart Scholarship for 2013.


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15 July 2013

A UC marketing expert says the Government has a legitimate case to attempt to retrieve some revenue from overseas sales of goods and services by NZ online consumers.


Link between obesity, high birth weights studied

15 July 2013

UC postgraduate student Rachel Webb has unearthed new findings about fast food restaurants while studying the relationship between maternal obesity and high birth weight risk.


Increasing open road speed limit has pros and cons

15 July 2013

Increasing the open road speed limit in New Zealand would have positive and negative effects, and it is important to assess and balance them thoroughly.


UC classics PhD student wins Scholarship

15 July 2013

A University of Canterbury classics PhD student has won the Edward Gibbon Wakefield Scholarship.