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02 July 2013

A University of Canterbury intern says her research has found support for limiting the number of fast food outlets, particularly around schools, to combat obesity.


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01 July 2013

Protecting NZ's water quality is an important challenge that needs to be addressed through a change in attitude says UC water expert Dr Ricardo Bello-Mendoza.


Serendipity a factor in business growth

01 July 2013

A University of Canterbury marketing expert says research shows that serendipity is a precursor to fast business growth.


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01 July 2013

The University of Canterbury will launch a course on New Zealand gangs in the second semester starting 8 July.


UC film to help fight diabetes among Māori

01 July 2013

A University of Canterbury researcher has worked with the Māori community in a bid to fight Type 2 diabetes, which is a serious health problem for Māori.


Book aims to help those trying to reduce violence

28 June 2013

The co-editors of a new book on violence, published by Canterbury University Press, hope it will provide a valuable resource for those working to reduce its incidence.


UC Vice-Chancellor re-apppointed

28 June 2013

The Chancellor of the University of Canterbury Dr John Wood announced today the re-appointment of the Vice-Chancellor, Dr Rod Carr, for a further five year term from February.


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27 June 2013

A University of Canterbury expert is asking what if the United States, which celebrates its 237th anniversary next week, had never become independent.


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27 June 2013

A University of Canterbury freshwater biologist will outline the severe damage to New Zealand's wetlands at a national conference on campus at UC next month.


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26 June 2013

University of Canterbury researchers are part of a global sensor project to make Christchurch healthier as the city recovers.