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Serious science robot Baxter helping UC research

02 February 2015

University of Canterbury psychology researchers are working with a revolutionary Baxter robot to understand human-robot interaction such as trust and cooperation.


UC students helping NZ athletes for the Olympics

30 January 2015

New Zealand athletes' Olympic participation is benefitting from a world first power meter developed by University of Canterbury graduates.


Most native freshwater species are threatened

29 January 2015

A University of Canterbury researcher says the majority of New Zealand's native freshwater fish species are threatened or at risk of extinction.


Can drones can be used to help fight fires?

29 January 2015

The University of Canterbury's Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) is investigating the possibility of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).


UC to host multidisciplinary stroke conference

28 January 2015

The impact of new technology on helping recovering patients will be discussed at an international stroke rehabilitation conference in Christchurch in May.


UC graduate hopes to improve research in NZ

28 January 2015

A University of Canterbury graduate has developed a website designed to connect New Zealand university postgraduate students with participants for their research.


Sports has inspired people after the earthquakes

27 January 2015

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student says sports inspired people in Christchurch after the earthquakes.


Concerns about living close to the motorway

26 January 2015

Many South Auckland residents have expressed concern regarding the long-term health implications of living close to New Zealand's busiest motorway.


Tests shows stroke patients' memories do improve

26 January 2015

University of Canterbury lab study tests show people's memory can improve after a stroke.


Post-exercise cold water immersion benefits

26 January 2015

After monitoring recovery interventions in the Crusaders Super 15 rugby camp last year, UC scientists want to investigate immediate post-exercise cold immersion.


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