Charity network will grow with increased promotion

10 June 2014

A group of University of Canterbury students are keen to make Cantabrians fitter, not fatter, by helping a charity organisation.

Nightlife back to 95 percent of pre-quake levels

27 May 2014

Christchurch nightlife including restaurants, bars and cafes are back to 95 percent of pre-earthquake levels, a University of Canterbury business research expert says.

100 students to help restore South Brighton Park

23 May 2014

More than 100 University of Canterbury emerging student leaders will work with the Christchurch City Council this weekend.

UC to produce more Maori graduates

23 May 2014

The University of Canterbury is producing graduate students who will be of significant benefit to Maori organisations and businesses in the future.

Research to better supporting NZ low-wage workers

20 May 2014

New Zealand's work-family law favours middle class mothers, University of Canterbury business lecturer Associate Professor Annick Masselot says.

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28 April 2014

University of Canterbury is seeking to strengthen its engagement with the Christchurch community by launching a special project in September.

Forging links with Australia has benefits

28 April 2014

University of Canterbury history and anthropology second year students mostly believe forging links with Australia has benefits but sharing the same currency was not an option

Lack of female quota culture harming performance

14 April 2014

New Zealand's low proportion of female board members on large listed companies is solidifying the glass ceiling for women, a University of Canterbury expert says.

Impacts of prejudiced comments online

14 April 2014

University of Canterbury psychology and management researchers have been looking at the impact of online and social media prejudice toward ethnic groups.

Research helping national organisations to recover

10 April 2014

A University of Canterbury research team is working with 11 key national infrastructure organisations exploring ways to increase their overall organisational resilience.

UC student wins business scholarship to India

31 March 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) PhD management student investigating New Zealand business networks in promoting Māori entrepreneurship has won a scholarship to India.

Friends the key to healthy drinking habits

24 March 2014

Friends, not parents, are the key to encouraging healthy drinking habits among young people, University of Canterbury (UC) research shows.

Scrapping funding to Problem Gambling Foundation

21 March 2014

Scrapping funding to Problem Gambling Foundation further normalises a serious issue in New Zealand, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.

Healthy choices critical for healthy lifestyle

06 March 2014

Health information on New Zealand's food labels is poor in helping people decide what is healthy or not, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.

Looking at odds of McCullum's triple test century

18 February 2014

UC economics lecturer and the co-creator of the WASP limited-overs Predictor on Sky television, has looked at the odds of Brendon McCullum reaching 300 against India.

NZ students score high in financial literary quiz

23 January 2014

A survey of New Zealand university students has found they scored almost 20 percent better in a financial literary quiz than their English counterparts.

Research into strengthening social services

14 January 2014

A research project involving UC researchers has secured $1.4 million of Government funding to strengthen ways for social services to engage with families/whānau.

Drunk child shocking for good reason, says expert

13 January 2014

The video showing a drunk nine year old boy this week was shocking for a very good reason. Rare and sad events are shocking, University of Canterbury economist.

Current food labelling not good enough

13 January 2014

Nutritional food labels are not as effective as once thought and could be impacting on the health of New Zealanders, University of Canterbury research has discovered.

Research challenge tests young financial analysts

11 December 2013

A team of finance students from UC recently assumed the role of research analysts and took second place in the 2013 Chartered Finance Analyst Institute Research Challenge.

Record growth in gross domestic product

03 December 2013

The 2013 economic highlight for New Zealand is the record growth in gross domestic product, driven largely by the Canterbury rebuild and housing demand in Auckland.

New Zealand needs to target responsible tourists

03 December 2013

New Zealand needs to target tourists that spend more and have the shortest stay, a University of Canterbury tourist researcher says.

Click Monday not necessarily the cheapest

26 November 2013

Click Monday is not necessarily the cheapest day of the year to buy goods, a University of Canterbury (UC) marketing expert says.

Men could become "mothers"

11 November 2013

Men could become "mothers" in modern society and provide the child care that mothers traditionally do, a University of Canterbury gender expert says.

Christchurch nightlife all set for Cup Week

05 November 2013

Christchurch nightlife, including restaurants, bars and cafes, back is back to 90 percent of pre-earthquake levels.

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