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10 October 2018

An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury Innovation Jumpstart competition.


Amble

01 October 2018

University of Canterbury (UC) students are showing how to actively think about mental health and wellbeing with an amble that’s anything but aimless.


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28 September 2018

Combining special effects, science, art and storytelling, University of Canterbury scientists have developed an exciting hi-tech game to help high school students understand the power of the earth.


Health sciences graduate Eve Ji

17 September 2018

Bachelor of Health Sciences graduate, Eve Li is now employed by Pegasus Health where she works on a number of health initiatives, including the Appetite for Life programme, a six week course that helps people make healthy lifestyle improvements. Eve tells us why she chose to study at the University of Canterbury (UC), how one health course inspired her to make a subject change, and that support makes all the difference.


HLTH442

29 August 2018

In Semester 1, 2019 visiting Professor Ian Coulter (UCLA) will teach HLTH442 - Research related to Complementary and Alternative/Integrative Medicine (CAM/IM) (0.25 EFTS).


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16 August 2018

University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Community Engagement Dr Billy Osteen was an integral part of the recent Youth Leadership Summit that brought together American high school students from Parkland, Florida and UC’s Student Volunteer Army to discuss how young citizens can continue to make a lasting difference in the world. He talks about why they came together in Christchurch, what they did and why they inspire him.


Rupert Jackman

16 August 2018

Limited experience with horses initially made Rupert nervous about his volunteer work placement with North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled.


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15 August 2018

It’s an artistic, religious, mathematical puzzle worth contemplating. There will soon be a uniquely New Zealand mathematical contribution to a Japanese shrine, thanks to a University of Canterbury doctoral graduate.


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01 August 2018

University of Canterbury student numbers have received a further boost this year with a 22% increase in mid-year enrolments compared to last year.


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23 July 2018

University of Canterbury research into the ability of teachers to regulate their emotions in a disaster has resulted in invaluable insights and practical recommendations.


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