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Canterbury spin out company wins an Auggie

02 July 2014

A University of Canterbury spin out company Puteko has won an Auggie, an international augmented reality award, for its app that turns colouring books into 3D.


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01 July 2014

A leading American academic economist will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week looking at the effect of immigration on labour markets.


New home for supercomputer team

30 June 2014

University of Canterbury's distinctive Butterfly Building has been remediated and will be officially reopened later this week by Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams.


Researchers to present psychological quake finding

30 June 2014

University of Canterbury researchers who for three years have been investigating the psychological effects of people who survived the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes will present their findings to the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris next month.


Survey shows fluoridation preferred

30 June 2014

Christchurch four year-olds have on average 95 percent more decay in their baby teeth than children from Wellington of the same age, a University of Canterbury health sciences postgraduate researcher has found.


UC's student hub wins NZ Interior Award

27 June 2014

The University of Canterbury's new student hub has won its category in the 2014 New Zealand Interior Awards.


Canterbury researchers providing earthquake advice

27 June 2014

A group of University of Canterbury natural hazard researchers will provide suggestions to strengthening Nepal's resilience in the face of major earthquakes at an international symposium in Singapore this weekend.


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26 June 2014

A University of Canterbury PhD health sciences student is investigating the benefits of natural medicine to help with common colds.


Researcher plans to produce world first sensor

26 June 2014

A leading UC researcher will undertake world first clinical trials at Christchurch Hospital to help patients with cardiovascular and circulatory resuscitation issues.


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25 June 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate is the first New Zealander to undertake an economic policy degree at the University of Columbia.