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Student designs app for insurance company

11 March 2015

A UC business student has won a $5000 scholarship from a national life and health insurance company for designing an app to make people become responsible for their health.


Māori approaches to Māori health issues required

10 March 2015

Māori approaches to Māori health issues are required to improve the health of the Māori population which is a national priority, a University of Canterbury researcher says.


More support needed for sexuality education

10 March 2015

Extensive professional development is urgently needed for teachers of sexuality education, University of Canterbury education experts say.


Transforming breast cancer screening

09 March 2015

A University of Canterbury spin-out company Tiro Lifesciences is moving to transform breast cancer diagnosis and screening for all women.


Can micronutrients eliminate the symptoms of PMS?

09 March 2015

A University of Canterbury psychology research team is testing whether or not a micronutrient formula can be effective in eliminating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.


Asian disaster management learn from earthquakes

06 March 2015

A group of South East Asian disaster management specialists will be in New Zealand later this month taking part in training hosted by the UC's UCR3.


Graduates kicking goals

06 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has a proud history of producing high quality graduates and Crusaders stars Ben Funnell, Luke Whitelock and Colin Slade are no exception.


National Park mountain named after UC lecturer

06 March 2015

A prominent mountain in Arthur's Pass National Park has been named after Charles Foweraker, a lecturer in charge of the University's first Forestry School at UC.


Are NZ women on equal job footing with men?

05 March 2015

Today many consider that women in New Zealand and in other industrialised countries are competing on equal footing with men on the job market.


Law students help fight miscarriages of justice

05 March 2015

University of Canterbury law students are involved in a number of legal fights, the university's Dean of Law, Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says.


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