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Recovering memory loss in stroke sufferers

10 June 2013

University of Canterbury computer science and software engineering experts are looking to help recover loss of memory for people who have suffered strokes.


Research to identify those at risk of diabetes

07 June 2013

University of Canterbury scientists are developing breakthrough diagnostic approaches to identify people most at risk of becoming diabetic.


Funding to help scientists communicate better

07 June 2013

A University of Canterbury-led project has been awarded $139,000 of Ako Aotearoa funding to help scientists communicate better.


UC tests new post-quake designed bridges

06 June 2013

University of Canterbury civil engineering researchers are carrying out critical tests on new design bridge columns to improve the quality of bridges so they stand firm in ear


$1 million in funding for UC researchers

06 June 2013

A University of Canterbury health researcher has received more than $650,000 in Health Research Council funding to help critically ill patients breathe more easily.


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06 June 2013

Eleven UC alumni, including two former staff members, and an adjunct professor have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List announced this week


 UC expert heads to London for Global Summit

05 June 2013

One of NZ's leading computer science experts will tell a Google Global Summit meeting in London next week that there is more to computer science than just programming.


Concern about angry faces on LEGO mini-figures

04 June 2013

The number of happy faces on LEGO toy mini-figures is decreasing and the number of angry faces is increasing, a University of Canterbury robot expert says.


Post-traumatic stress and work

04 June 2013

International research on post-traumatic stress suggests that the real impact of any major event can take up to two years to materialise.


Book aims to help those trying to reduce violence

04 June 2013

Violence continues to be the driving challenge for NZ communities with nearly half of all homicides in NZ resulting from family violence, says a UC social work expert.