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Literacy is a human right essential for health and wellbeing – award-winning UC researcher

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing, community engagement, cultural imperatives and lifelong learning; and making a difference in the lives of the children participating in the study.

Tanisha Haumu


'I wanted to make the world a better place through efficiency and innovation...'

Tanisha Haumu
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DNA could help save threatened species - UC research

University of Canterbury researchers are collecting DNA information from one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most threatened freshwater fish – the Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) – in an effort to make it more resilient to future environmental change.

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Bachelor of fine arts

I’d like to follow in Taika Waititi’s footsteps, starting with short films and eventually getting funding for feature length films.

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