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Robot predicts Afghanistan to win World Cup

10 February 2015

If flags are anything to go by, Afghanistan will win the 2015 Cricket World Cup, according to the University of Canterbury's Nao robot Ikram.


UC students poised for gruelling GODZone race

09 February 2015

Two UC students hope their economics knowledge gives them the edge when they compete in the GODZone, New Zealand's pre-eminent adventure race around Wanaka later this month.


Alumna named the UK New Zealander of the year

09 February 2015

A former University of Canterbury student, Katherine Corich, has been named the 2015 New Zealander of the Year in the United Kingdom.


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09 February 2015

While 14 teams take part in the 11th Cricket World Cup starting in Christchurch next week, a UC researcher will be investigating why fast bowlers suffer so many injuries.


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09 February 2015

Restorative justice practices need to be implemented in school classrooms to decrease referrals and increase time spent learning, a visiting expert to UC says.


Waitangi Day a day of commemoration

05 February 2015

Waitangi Day is now perceived by most New Zealanders as a day to commemorate the treaty of Waitangi, a University of Canterbury expert says.


People likely to be healthier living near parks

05 February 2015

New Zealanders who live close to parks or green spaces are less likely to be overweight or suffer from obesity, a University of Canterbury research project has found.


Interpreting nearly one million post-quake tweets

04 February 2015

A UC postgraduate researcher is trawling through nearly a million tweets posted following the Christchurch earthquakes to gauge the role of social media.


University announces key partnerships

04 February 2015

UC today announced key partnerships with the Crusaders, and Tactix, with a community engagement and a performing arts initiative still in development.


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03 February 2015

Civil Aviation Authority and Airways traffic managers are among a growing group of key industry partners attending an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) forum.


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