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Children's beliefs affect maths performance

08 April 2014

A general perception that New Zealand school children are not doing as well as they should in maths may not be entirely correct.


No surprise in the latest climate change report

07 April 2014

The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should provide pause for thought on future decision making.


Student seeking solutions to behavioural problems

07 April 2014

A University of Canterbury health sciences PhD student is investigating a different approach to solving behavioural and emotional problems in young children.


Coastal expert to give public lecture at UC

04 April 2014

An international expert on coastal flooding will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week about the impact of sea level rise in cities and urban areas.


Phone charge booster idea wins entre competition

03 April 2014

University of Canterbury honours engineering student Jordie Simmonds has won a competition that encourages UC students to share their business ideas.


Trampoline wins major international award

02 April 2014

A University of Canterbury designed Springfree trampoline has won the Best of the Best prize in one of the world's largest product competitions.


Investigating critical thickness of sea ice

01 April 2014

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating key factors into the state of the climate system by assessing sea ice thickness in the Southern Ocean.


Investigating critical thickness of sea ice

01 April 2014

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating key factors into the state of the climate system by assessing sea ice thickness in the Southern Ocean.


Students to see latest quake-resistant buildings

31 March 2014

More than 100 University of Canterbury (UC) civil engineering students will be taken into a construction site in Christchurch tomorrow to see innovative new seismic designs.


Waimairi student accommodation village opening

28 March 2014

University of Canterbury's new Waimairi student accommodation village will be officially opened by Deputy Prime Minister Bill English next week.