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Incomes and location affect childhood vaccination in NZ

Family wealth and geography are major factors determining childhood vaccination rates around New Zealand, according to new research. University of Canterbury (UC) GeoHealth Laboratory Post-Doctoral Fellow Lukas Marek has investigated immunisation trends around the country from 2006 to 2017 using millions of records from the National Immunisation Register (NIR) and census data.


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MBIE funds $13m UC research to future-proof NZ electrical grid

University of Canterbury Engineering Professor Neville Watson is leading a seven-year project to ensure modern renewable energy can be integrated into the country’s century-old electrical grid to future-proof the power supply and benefit every New Zealander.

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