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Finalists named in UC's entré competition

23 May 2014

Ten finalists have been named in the annual $85,000 challenge competition run by the University of Canterbury student organisation entré.


Nutrients may help treat mental illnesses

22 May 2014

Nutrients do help treat some people with mental illnesses, a University of Canterbury researcher says.


Graduates seek business funding in competition

21 May 2014

Two University of Canterbury graduates are pitching for significant follow-on funding in the national Lightning Lab Dragon's Den-style competition in Wellington next week.


Issue of pets in disasters must be taken seriously

19 May 2014

A University of Canterbury expert says it has taken some time and hard lessons for the emergency management sector to take the issue of pets in disasters seriously.


Knowing the market value of loyalty schemes vital

19 May 2014

People who signed up to loyalty schemes often failed to detect the accurate market value, a University of Canterbury PhD student says.


Law firm helping SVA connect with community

16 May 2014

University of Canterbury's Student Volunteer Army will team up with law firm Duncan Cotterill this weekend to help the Ilam-Riccarton community in Christchurch.


All Blacks captain coping well with studies

16 May 2014

Crusaders and All Blacks captain Kieran Read says he is coping well with a full-on rugby career and helping look after two young daughters while also studying.


Cyber protection system first of its kind in NZ

15 May 2014

A UC cyber security research group is working on a novel model and method to protect computer systems, which will be the first of its kind in New Zealand.


UC seeking stroke survivors for study

14 May 2014

The University of Canterbury is seeking people who have had strokes to take part in a study to help improve memory in stroke patients.


UC student hub in NZ Interior Awards finals

14 May 2014

The University of Canterbury's new student hub is a finalist in the New Zealand Interior Awards.