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Researcher returns to investigate swallowing

28 April 2014

A researcher who is highly trained in dysphagia, or swallowing difficulties, has returned from Baltimore to the UC to continue her laboratory investigations.


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28 April 2014

University of Canterbury is seeking to strengthen its engagement with the Christchurch community by launching a special project in September.


UC champions the needs of international students

28 April 2014

A University of Canterbury study, prompted by a high abortion rate among young Asian women, has revealed an alarming lack of sexual reproductive health knowledge among Asian b


World's first quake resistant bridge testing

28 April 2014

University of Canterbury engineers are carrying out the world's first earthquake damage-resistant bridge testing on campus.


NZ film invited to be part of Cannes celebrations

28 April 2014

Vigil, the first feature film by filmmaker and University of Canterbury adjunct professor Dr Vincent Ward, will be screened as part of the Cannes film festival


Forging links with Australia has benefits

28 April 2014

University of Canterbury history and anthropology second year students mostly believe forging links with Australia has benefits but sharing the same currency was not an option


World champion juggling a busy schedule

28 April 2014

University of Canterbury's engineering student and world barefoot waterski champion Georgia Groen is juggling a busy schedule.


Non-native species not always the bad guys

17 April 2014

University of Canterbury researchers are investigating some positive features of animals being introduced to New Zealand.


Entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

16 April 2014

One of New Zealand's most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at graduation tomorrow.


UC research aims to develop safer steel structures

15 April 2014

UC postgraduate civil and natural resources engineering researchers are developing new methods to improve the performance of steel structures in earthquakes.