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Canterbury students helping NZ athletes for the Olympics

Friday, 30 January 2015, 1:34 pm | University of Canterbury

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

Most native freshwater species are threatened in NZ

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:40 am | University of Canterbury

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

UC investigating if drones can be used to help fight fires

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:12 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) is investigating the possibility of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones to help fight fires. More >>

Canterbury graduate hopes to improve research in NZ

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

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

International experts in multidisciplinary stroke conference

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 9:36 am | University of Canterbury

Experts, engineers, physiologists, clinicians, medical academics and students from around the world will discuss the impact of new technology on helping recovering patients at an international stroke rehabilitation conference in Christchurch in ... More >>

Sports inspired Christchurch people after the earthquakes

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 10:35 am | University of Canterbury

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

UC scientists on post-exercise cold water immersion benefits

Monday, 26 January 2015, 11:03 am | University of Canterbury

After monitoring recovery interventions in the Crusaders Super 15 rugby camp last year, University of Canterbury scientists want to investigate if immediate post-exercise cold water immersion is the main contributing recovery factor. More >>

South Auckland residents' health concerns about motorway

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 4:59 pm | University of Canterbury

Many South Auckland residents have expressed concern regarding the long-term health implications of living close to New Zealand’s busiest motorway, University of Canterbury researchers have found. More >>

Research tests shows stroke patients’ memories do improve

Sunday, 25 January 2015, 4:57 pm | University of Canterbury

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

Mental health issues facing Chinese in NZ

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:30 pm | University of Canterbury

Chinese people with mental health problems do not seek help from mental health services because of shame and stigma and the fear of losing face, a University of Canterbury research study has found. More >>

Expert appeals for caution in the holiday road toll debate

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 10:13 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury expert has appealed for caution in finding answers to the jump in the holiday road toll. More >>

Research suggests people should be paid for donating organs

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 9:59 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury study suggests people should be paid for donating organs to address New Zealand’s issue with one of the lowest rates of organ donation in the developed world. More >>

State of the art power supply and solar testing facility

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 9:44 am | University of Canterbury

Canterbury acquires specialist state of the art power supply and solar testing facility January 20, 2015 The University of Canterbury has acquired specialist state of the art power supply equipment for its power electronics research capability. The new ... More >>

UC research helps improve technology in cycling

Monday, 19 January 2015, 8:36 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student’s cutting-edge sports technology research working with elite athletes can be applied to many other sports as well as cycling, such as downhill skiing. More >>

Under-20 rugby squad member still focusing on UC

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:05 pm | University of Canterbury

Sam Godwin, a scholarship winner and member of the New Zealand under-20 rugby squad preparing the 2015 Junior World championships in Italy later this year, is continuing his University of Canterbury engineering studies despite a heavy rugby workload this ... More >>

UC physics graduate launches LED retrofitting for industry

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 10:06 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury physics graduate has set up a successful company, National Lighting, which is specialising in retrofitting LED lights for industrial buildings. More >>

Canterbury research helps improve technology in cycling

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 10:04 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student cutting-edge sports technology research working with elite athletes can be applied to many other sports as well as cycling, such as downhill skiing. More >>

Understanding of women childless by circumstance needed

Friday, 16 January 2015, 11:52 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury sociology graduate researcher has identified a need for a greater understanding of the ways unintended childlessness impacts on women’s lives. More >>

Computer information getting closer

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 10:08 am | University of Canterbury

In the next five years people will be able to search for information using their glasses, a wrist watch, or even a computer built into the clothes they wear. More >>

University of Canterbury taking part in Wings Over Wairarapa

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

As the New Zealand centre of excellence for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) engineering, the University of Canterbury will take part in the Wings Over Wairarapa 2015 air show which opens in Masterton on Friday. More >>

 

 

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