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New UC Research Identifies Brain Network Link To Stuttering

Monday, 27 May 2024, 1:03 pm | University of Canterbury

The research, by Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) Associate Professor Catherine Theys, examines two different types of stuttering – developmental and acquired – to show a clear neural basis for the speech condition. More >>

Research Engages Mana Whenua In Biodiversity Decisions

Monday, 27 May 2024, 9:14 am | University of Canterbury

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) legal anthropologist Dr David Jefferson is researching the Plant Variety Rights Act 2022 & other legal frameworks, focusing on the impacts & potential for iwi- & hapū-owned native plant ... More >>

University’s Historic Plant Library A Record Of Biodiversity

Friday, 24 May 2024, 9:10 am | University of Canterbury

Over 40,000 dried and pressed plants neatly filed in the University of Canterbury Herbarium make up a vital botanical library that dates back over 150 years. More >>

More Vape Stores In Deprived Areas, Near Schools – UC Study

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 10:41 am | University of Canterbury

New University of Canterbury research has found vape stores are proliferating in Aotearoa New Zealand’s most deprived communities – with many also located near schools. More >>

New Zealand Early Literacy Approach Achieves Outstanding Results

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 2:40 pm | University of Canterbury

A New Zealand-developed structured literacy programme is delivering outstanding results for Kiwi children, new research by the University Of Canterbury shows. More >>

AI Robotics Researcher Has Eye On Underwater Mussel Industry

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 11:04 am | University of Canterbury

World-leading underwater AI robotics research at the University of Canterbury looks set to transform New Zealand’s aquaculture industry. Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) Engineering PhD student Tim Rensen has been developing ... More >>

Mast Seeding Solstice Link Could Help Protect Biodiversity

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 10:42 am | University of Canterbury

Pinpointing summer solstice as a trigger for mast seeding events could help prevent predators from ravaging New Zealand’s native species. More >>

Native Trees On Farms Could Bring Birdsong Back

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 9:28 am | University of Canterbury

Canterbury researchers are exploring how planting native shelterbelts and hedgerows on farms could deliver biodiversity benefits and make good business sense. More >>

Feeding Native Ecosystems With Waste

Friday, 17 May 2024, 12:30 pm | University of Canterbury

UC researchers are pioneering the use of treated sewage to restore native plants on Te Pātaka-o-Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula. More >>

Beyond Displacement: Rethinking Pacific Climate Mobility

Friday, 17 May 2024, 9:18 am | University of Canterbury

As rising water threatens low-lying Pacific islands, is moving the only solution? In her talk, researcher Dr Dalila Gharbaoui will discuss climate mobility. More >>

Partnership Approach To Address Human Waste On Aoraki

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 6:06 pm | University of Canterbury

A kaupapa Māori research approach has brought together Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua and mountaineers to help address the human waste issue at Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. More >>

Arbor-Amor: Love Letters To A City’s Trees

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:21 pm | University of Canterbury

A research project exploring the deep connection between a city’s inhabitants and its trees is coming to Christchurch. More >>

What Makes People Tick Environmentally?

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 11:09 am | University of Canterbury

New UC research explores the crucial role emotions play in behaviour change and decision-making when acting sustainably. More >>

UC Research Helps Revolutionise Global Sanitation

Tuesday, 7 May 2024, 11:06 am | University of Canterbury

Researchers at the University of Canterbury have developed a new decision-making tool to help identify how to make wastewater treatment more sustainable. More >>

Understanding Food Waste Behaviour In Student Households

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 5:14 pm | University of Canterbury

Unique UC behavioural research has revealed the extent of food waste produced by university students living in shared accommodation. More >>

$1.35 Million Grant To Study Lion-like Jumping Spiders

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 11:09 am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury animal behaviour expert is part of a global team launching pioneering research into the predatory behaviour of jumping spiders. More >>

University Opens Doors In Open Christchurch

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 2:09 pm | University of Canterbury

Explore Jack Erskine, Rehua, Forestry, Puaka-James Hight, and College House as the University of Canterbury (UC) helps celebrate our city’s architecture. More >>

UC Celebrates Exclusive With Wallace And Gromit Creators

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 1:29 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) have signed a multi-year agreement with the training arm of Academy Award® winning Aardman Animations. More >>

Tolerate Online Abuse Or Resign: How The Law Fails Women MPs

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 12:26 pm | University of Canterbury

As women MPs face social media vitriol, where are the plans to combat it? Human rights law expert Dr Cassandra Mudgway explores the global issue in a free talk. More >>

Sweet Deals of Extra Cash And Freebies Raise Suspicions, Canterbury-led Study Shows

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 12:48 pm | University of Canterbury

If it looks too good to be true, then it probably is – that’s a life lesson most people have learned when it comes to offers of free cash or gifts. More >>





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