29 September 2015
Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015.
28 September 2015
Two University of Canterbury composers are among the winners of the inaugural NZTrio Composing Competition 2015: Celebrating Lilburn.
27 May 2015
Changing careers can be daunting, particularly when change requires university study. Starting, or returning, to university as a mature student can be overwhelming for some people.
16 April 2015
A University of Canterbury researcher who graduates with her PhD this week has been examining how one in six New Zealanders live with chronic pain.
23 January 2015
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.
01 December 2014
Young unemployed people are more likely to clean their teeth more often if they are prompted with text messages, a University of Canterbury health research study has found.
13 October 2014
UC will launch its new Master of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing joint initiative with CPIT today (13 October).
05 September 2014
A UC PhD student is looking into whether people who use wheelchairs have felt included in the Canterbury rebuild and recovery in the three years since the earthquakes.
25 August 2014
Research at the University of Canterbury has found nearly all their recent PE Teacher graduates are now in paid employment.
30 June 2014
Christchurch four year-olds have on average 95 percent more decay in their baby teeth than children from Wellington of the same age, a University of Canterbury health sciences postgraduate researcher has found.
26 June 2014
A University of Canterbury PhD health sciences student is investigating the benefits of natural medicine to help with common colds.
03 June 2014
A UC-led survey of people in Wellington on their evacuation preparedness for an earthquake and tsunami disaster has shown people largely overlook key needs.
12 May 2014
Promoting lifestyle changes to reduce obesity, promote regular physical activity, reduce hormone replacement therapy use and avoid high alcohol intake are the most important.
07 April 2014
A University of Canterbury health sciences PhD student is investigating a different approach to solving behavioural and emotional problems in young children.
13 February 2014
Ryman Healthcare is funding a $100,000 University of Canterbury (UC) research project aimed at improving life for older people.
24 January 2014
A University of Canterbury (UC) study is using video modelling and video self-modelling to help teach job skills to prospective employees with Down syndrome.
29 November 2013
A University of Canterbury (UC) health sciences PhD student is investigating a different approach to finding solutions to child behavioural and emotional problems.
10 October 2013
A University of Canterbury (UC) led research team is studying to see if there is a strong link between breast cancer and a virus.
02 October 2013
A visiting cardiologist will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury (UC) next week.
20 August 2013
UC academics have joined an international network that has developed and tested a model of user driven health care to help patients in isolated rural areas.
24 July 2013
A University of Canterbury led research team wants to find the link between breast cancer and a virus, to help reduce the number of New Zealanders who die of breast cancer.
01 July 2013
A University of Canterbury researcher has worked with the Māori community in a bid to fight Type 2 diabetes, which is a serious health problem for Māori.
06 June 2013
A University of Canterbury health researcher has received more than $650,000 in Health Research Council funding to help critically ill patients breathe more easily.
22 May 2013
A UC health sciences researcher has called for public places such as bus stops, train stations, ferry terminals, streets, urban centres and beaches to be declared smoke-free.
13 May 2013
New Zealand has one of the highest asthma prevalence rates among developed countries. About 130 New Zealanders die each year because of asthma attacks.
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