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UC law student wins RMLA Scholarship

13 November 2013

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student, Rachael Harris, who is researching co-governance arrangements between iwi and the Crown, has won a Law Association scholarship


UC's student wins Rhodes Scholarship

12 November 2013

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering student, who is one of New Zealand most talented cyclists, is the latest UC student to win a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford.


UC research to help improve cancer drug delivery

12 November 2013

A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering research lecturer is investigating new technologies to help improve the delivery of drugs to skin cancer patients.


Greater parent support needed for bullied children

12 November 2013

Bullying, child abuse and the other social issues such as drugs and alcohol, highlight the need for parent education and greater support for parents.


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.


Men could become "mothers"

11 November 2013

Men could become "mothers" in modern society and provide the child care that mothers traditionally do, a University of Canterbury gender expert 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.