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Logo colour research may provide warning systems

06 May 2014

The colour purple in logos has caused issues which a tool developed from University of Canterbury research may solve.


Acclaimed flautist Miho Wada planning tours

05 May 2014

A University of Canterbury music graduate and one of New Zealand's most acclaimed flautists Miho Wada will undertake several major tours with her small jazz orchestra.


Study aims to improve health of Pacfic people

05 May 2014

A University of Canterbury student wants to contribute to the improvement of Pacific health through his own experiences with physical and mental health difficulties.


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05 May 2014

A University of Canterbury student who graduated last month has designed a new web app which will enable people with ongoing health difficulties to explore their identity.


Public law book touches aspects of people's lives

02 May 2014

Constitutional and administrative law or public law touches every aspect of people's lives.


UC graduate appears on the Today Show

01 May 2014

A UC bioengineering graduate has appeared on NBC News' Today Show in the US as one of a number of PhD students from around the world to feature in a modelling campaign.


Public lecture on importance of IT service desk

30 April 2014

A visiting American academic to the University of Canterbury will give a public lecture next month to help organisations perfect their IT service desk for the public good.


UC music student back from New York

29 April 2014

One of New Zealand's most talented young musicians and University of Canterbury honours graduate student will return home next month to give a series of performances.


Study finds new treatment for cocaine addiction

28 April 2014

Scientists of the University of Canterbury have discovered that by chemically activating a receptor in the brain they can eliminate cravings for cocaine.


Top US university author to feature UC expert

28 April 2014

A professor from the world's number one rated university will have her book published next year featuring University of Canterbury physics expert Professor Roy Kerr.