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12 April 2013

UC has retained its position as a leading research university, according to the latest Tertiary Education Commission Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment.


Study looks into local authority empire building

12 April 2013

NZ local authority chief executives are paid for empire building and, more worryingly, this is symptomatic of a wider problem in the public sector, a UC economist says.


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11 April 2013

A University of Canterbury researcher is proposing a national trial to extend the crosswalk time for slower pedestrians at traffic signals.


UC researcher looking at workplace bullying

11 April 2013

Bullying is occurring in the New Zealand workforce and a UC health researcher believes the prevalence of bullying will be similar to that experienced in Australia.


Researcher's book sells out after just five days

10 April 2013

A book on gangs written by University of Canterbury researcher Dr Jarrod Gilbert is being reprinted after just five days on the market.


Hospital asthma admissions linked to power prices

09 April 2013

Hospital asthma admissions are strongly connected to electricity prices, a University of Canterbury economics researcher has found.


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09 April 2013

University of Canterbury students have a massive, unprecedented opportunity to contribute to the Christchurch rebuild, says former New Zealander of the Year, Sir Ray Avery.


What if health statistics were not as they seem?

08 April 2013

A University of Canterbury health academic says health statistics may not always be what they seem.


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08 April 2013

A University of Canterbury researcher is investigating how people respond to self-serving generosity in areas such as the hospitality industry.


Post-quake street art focus of UC research

05 April 2013

A University of Canterbury researcher is investigating the role and impact of art works on the changing inner streets of post-quake Christchurch.