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Game named one of the top 10 global sciences games

13 February 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer game about protecting native forests has been named one of the top 10 global sciences games by a leading UK newspaper.


Ryman Healthcare funds $100,000 UC project

13 February 2014

Ryman Healthcare is funding a $100,000 University of Canterbury (UC) research project aimed at improving life for older people.


Corby case warning for travellers

12 February 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) criminologist says the Schapelle Corby case in Indonesia is a reminder for people travelling abroad to be very careful.


UC helping to mitigate risk for historic buildings

07 February 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher is part of a world-wide research group investigating the seismic vulnerability of New Zealand's historic churches and buildings.


UC students helping the public reach for the stars

05 February 2014

There is more than meets the eye in the night sky and two University of Canterbury (UC) physics and mathematics students are showing this to the public.


UC student accommodation to be included in plan

04 February 2014

A proposed 250-bed student accommodation on the corner of Solway and Parkstone Avenues will not proceed in time for the 2015 academic year.


UC researchers look into how the brain remembers

03 February 2014

University of Canterbury (UC) research has shown that search and rescue workers could suffer cognitive overload if their rescue involves high risk climbing.


PhD student spends a year researching school

31 January 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student has spent a year researching in a New Zealand high school and has found inclusion more meaningful and sustainable schools.


Latest nutrients research trial may open new doors

30 January 2014

Nutrients are significantly better than placebo in the treatment of ADHD in adults in a rigorously controlled trial, a University of Canterbury research project has found.


UC student to deliver meals to students

29 January 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) student will next month launch a business delivering meals to students.