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Research to aid intensive cardiovascular problems

06 January 2014

A University of Canterbury PhD student has researched a model-based method to combine the available physiological signals in hospital intensive care to understand a patient's


25 UC students working on entrepreneurial projects

06 January 2014

Twenty-five University of Canterbury students are working on entrepreneurial projects over the summer rather than relaxing at the beach.


Games contender seeks to break two minute barrier

06 January 2014

University of Canterbury student and top New Zealand middle distance runner Angela Smit wants to run a personal best time and break the two minute barrier for the 800 metres.


 Popularity of national flag colours calculated

06 January 2014

A University of Canterbury research project has calculated the popularity of all the colour combinations of flags for 194 sovereign countries.


UC student numbers tipped to climb in 2014

06 January 2014

For the first time in three years, student numbers at the University of Canterbury are tipped to climb in 2014, Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr says.


Few think managing water rights helps environment

06 January 2014

Only 15 percent of rural people surveyed believed managing water rights was beneficial to the environment, according to University of Canterbury research.