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25 July 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect/Hight Memorial lecture, University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Marketing Dr Ekant Veer discusses why it is so difficult to promote positive mental health in New Zealand.


UCSA ground breaking

21 July 2017

A ground-breaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the new University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA) building, with Leighs Construction to begin work before the end of the month.


Hayley Bradley

19 July 2017

A world-leading new University of Canterbury research trial aims to help pregnant women improve symptoms of anxiety and antenatal depression through better nutrition.


PhD student Azadeh Hashemi

18 July 2017

A University of Canterbury PhD student is using milk protein to 3D-imprint muscle and bone cells and one day she hopes her research may be used to regrow missing body parts.


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13 July 2017

How do we tell the difference between science, pseudo-science, anti-science rhetoric and ‘alternative facts’?


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13 July 2017

Augmented reality stock management and cloud-based health and safety management concepts have shot two entrepreneurial groups of University of Canterbury students into the top three in the national MYOB IT Challenge for innovative business solutions.


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10 July 2017

Can a tiny spider with a brain that could fit on a pinhead tackle complex numerical tasks? University of Canterbury researchers have discovered that spiders are full of surprises.


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10 July 2017

The University of Canterbury has been recognised by the Fair Trade Association of Australia and Zealand as a Fair Trade University, one of only two in New Zealand, and the first entirely Fair Trade campus.


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07 July 2017

They love science . . . this much!


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05 July 2017

University of Canterbury researchers looking into strategies for addressing dyslexia and related language learning disabilities have been awarded $350,000 in funding by the National Science Challenge, A Better Start, in partnership with the child health research charity Cure Kids.


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