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20 May 2013

UC forestry researcher Adam Forbes wants to see if native forests can be restored within unwanted pine plantations.


Women under-represented in computer science

20 May 2013

University of Canterbury computer scientist Professor Tim Bell wants more women studying computer science.


Role of forensics in justice system being studied

20 May 2013

A University of Canterbury historian is investigating forensics and its developing role in the justice system.


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17 May 2013

Potentially at-risk children from the some of the lowest decile schools in NZ have benefitted from UC research that has had them watching popular movies with subtitles.


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17 May 2013

A researcher in UC's NZ Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour is looking at how older people cope with hearing and speech problems associated with neurological disease.


Kerr heads to Europe to receive Einstein Medal

16 May 2013

UC Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr heads to Europe next week to become the first New Zealander to receive the Einstein Medal from the Albert Einstein Society in Switzerland.


Leading UK businesswoman to speak in ChCh

16 May 2013

A leading businesswoman in the United Kingdom, who studied at the University of Canterbury, will speak at key events in Christchurch next week.


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15 May 2013

NZ is facing a compelling need to address the needs of students with serious behavioural problems, says an education professor visiting the University of Canterbury.


Three UC graduates in NZ Hi-Tech Awards finals

15 May 2013

UC graduates James Robertson, Sam Davies Talwar and Guy Horrocks are in the finals of the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards which will be presented in Auckland on Friday night.


Small particles require big computers

14 May 2013

UC's powerful BlueGene supercomputer has been helping to solve complex nanocluster problems relating to LEDs commonly found in car and bike lights.