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Alpine fault earthquake will produce challenges

23 April 2015

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes.


Invaluable recipes for today's health needs

22 April 2015

The School of Health Sciences is conducting ground-breaking research into a Renaissance medico-pharmaceutical text that could hold invaluable recipes for today's health needs.


High birth weight research completed

22 April 2015

A UC economics and finance doctoral researcher who examined issues relating to heavy babies is completed.


Library unearths the first geological map

21 April 2015

The UC Library has found a precious copy of what is globally acknowledged as the first geological map of any country ever produced with connections to early Canterbury.


Research into safety in the NZ sex industy

20 April 2015

University of Canterbury researchers have found that that street sex workers face less violence and theft in Christchurch than in Auckland.


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20 April 2015

A UC postgraduate geology student has been exploring Red Hills in the Nelson Lakes National Park for groundwater springs.


Cycling from the Pole to Paris for climate change

17 April 2015

A UC postgraduate student is cycling from the Pole to Paris in time for a United Nations meeting to negotiate a climate deal at the 21st Congress of the Parties in December.


Research funding to help Kaikōura's fishery

16 April 2015

Two UC researchers have received about $100,000 of government funding to collect information about the state of customary fisheries along the Kaikōura coastline.


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16 April 2015

A University of Canterbury researcher who graduates with her PhD this week has been examining how one in six New Zealanders live with chronic pain.


Graduate had research approved just before quakes

15 April 2015

A University of Canterbury Māori doctoral student who graduates today had her research approved by the University 20 minutes before the February 2011 earthquake hit.


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