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NZ experiencing challenges to manage freshwater

11 November 2013

New Zealand is experiencing an array of challenges in its effort to efficiently manage its freshwater resources, a University of Canterbury PhD student says.


Developing alternative energy technologies

08 November 2013

A University of Canterbury chemistry researcher is looking to develop game-changing ways of solving nanotechnology design problems, focusing particularly on developing


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08 November 2013

Nearly 300 people from all over the country will attend the GeoScience Society of New Zealand conference at the University of Canterbury later this month.


Investigating ways to help people who stutter

07 November 2013

A University of Canterbury researcher is investigating different ways to help people who suffer from stuttering.


Exhibition spotlights graduation traditions

07 November 2013

University of Canterbury history honours students Kimberley Hayes and Ngaio Hughey-Cockerell have been exploring and discovering the changing graduation traditions of UC.


Forensic issues to help court processes

06 November 2013

University of Canterbury researchers are teaming up with Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) staff to study how blood forms stain patterns.


Researchers investigating greater renewable energy

04 November 2013

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating energy storage devices so they can provide greater renewable energy options for New Zealand.


Psychology expert studying origins of attraction

04 November 2013

A University of Canterbury psychology expert is trying to understand the origins of personal attraction by studying changes in time perception.


Rhodes Scholar motivated by impact of support

01 November 2013

University of Canterbury current Rhodes Scholar at Oxford James Bonifacio today described the $260 million Government support for UC as tremendously motivating.


Student Yanosh Irani excited about modernising UC

01 November 2013

University of Canterbury postgraduate student Yanosh Irani says he is excited to learn that engineering at UC will have its facilities fully modernised.