News archive


Can cancer screening harm as well as benefit?

07 August 2014

A leading New Zealand researcher will give a public lecture next week on cancer screening.


UC NEWS logo

06 August 2014

UC research has not just confirmed rugby is a tough game but has found ways to help coaches and medical staff manage players' recovery and training.


UC NEWS logo

05 August 2014

UC will soon be the new home of a large sculpture of national significance, which was once displayed in the centre of Christchurch.


Study to help children with ADHD

04 August 2014

A UC PhD student is investigating micronutrients to see if they can help children with ADHD, and improve their social skills and cognitive functions.


UC NEWS logo

01 August 2014

A leading New Zealand communication disorders researcher who has improved the quality of life of patients has won the University of Canterbury's Innovation Medal for 2014.


World Press Photo Exhibition opens at UC

01 August 2014

The World Press Photo Exhibition opens in Christchurch for the first time this weekend.


UC NEWS logo

30 July 2014

Support from partners, husbands, wives and spouses softened the impacts of depression following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, University of Canterbury research has found.


The Super 15 rugby final - more than just a game

29 July 2014

The outcome of this weekend's Super 15 rugby final is pivotally important, a University of Canterbury sports education expert says.


Running out of time for university researcher

28 July 2014

A terminally-ill University of Canterbury researcher is almost running out of time to complete her research before motor neurone disease takes over her life.


Leading international aid worker at UC

28 July 2014

A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the UC next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.