13 September 2023
A University of Canterbury-led research team is determined to create more accessible pipelines of support for autistic Kiwi kids and their caregivers.
30 August 2023
Congratulations to all our students who graduated on Tuesday with Qualifications from the UC Business School, the Faculty of Arts, Law, Engineering, Education, Health and Science.
25 August 2023
Educators working in the dynamic Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning (AEOL) field are trained to assess risks and respond. But are they ready for the fast-emerging impacts of AI?
09 August 2023
UC senior lecturer Dr Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll explains NZ’s adoption paradox and history of inaction, on The Conversation.
01 August 2023
Living close to fast-food outlets may be bad for your waistline, while living closer to a supermarket may be slightly better for your health, a new University of Canterbury study suggests.
31 July 2023
A new online platform aims to bridge the gaps in sexuality education for young New Zealanders.
07 July 2023
A study led by a University of Canterbury geospatial and population health expert has uncovered gaps in nationwide data that tracks maternal immunisation rates.
30 June 2023
Over a thousand tamariki from across Waitaha Canterbury participated in Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi I Children’s University’s On-Campus Experience Day.
15 June 2023
When three Christchurch friends found out they’d been awarded the same full-fee scholarship to study at university they called everyone they knew to share the news.
31 May 2023
Higher levels of screen time in early childhood have been linked to poorer developmental outcomes for Kiwi kids.
03 May 2023
When imagining the stereotypical surfer, skateboarder or snowboarder, it’s likely we picture a young, dedicated, reckless male happily risking life and limb in pursuit of goals unimaginable to most.
03 May 2023
Data from nearly one million young people used in a newly published study demonstrates a link between environmental factors, and youth mental health.
27 April 2023
On The Conversation Senior Lecturer in Child and Family Psychology Sarah Whitcombe-Dobbs considers the long-term impacts of child abuse and why New Zealand should require mandatory reporting.
17 April 2023
Survivors of abuse in care designing a redress system is of the utmost importance to achieve healing, Māori public health researcher Dr Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll says.
27 March 2023
After several years as an oral health therapist in Ashburton, Joanne Lee, who graduates from UC this week with a Master’s in Health Science, was inspired to complete her postgraduate studies after noticing inequalities in access to dental care.
07 March 2023
Launched in 2022, Unity Week is a coordinated approach to remember and honor the lives lost, while also promoting a socially cohesive society.
26 February 2023
Rainbow community members in Aotearoa could soon be able to jump online to find doctors who are friendly and well-informed when it comes to meeting their health needs.
17 February 2023
A newly published University of Canterbury study may help town planners and policymakers design better services for those who live in their communities.
10 February 2023
From a fun card game to affordable clothing and sustainable fishing gear, students have pitched their business ventures in front of a live audience and vied for the top spot in a tough competition.
12 December 2022
A desire to highlight the experiences of Polynesian men in professional rugby league has been the driving force for University of Canterbury lecturer Phillip Borell (Ngāti Ranginui) to complete his PhD and graduate this month.
05 December 2022
Taking theory from the lecture theatre and putting it into practice has inspired University of Canterbury (UC) Health Sciences graduate Therese Yamit to work in community health.
01 December 2022
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury celebrated seventeen newly appointed professors at the staff celebration Hui Whakamānawa | Celebrating Excellence this Wednesday.
01 December 2022
University of Canterbury-led research has shown teachers experience significant barriers teaching Relationship and Sexuality Education, including lack of time and the subject not being prioritised in New Zealand schools.
28 November 2022
He’s been a literal ‘posterboy’ for the University of Canterbury (UC), Les Mills, ChristchurchNZ, All Right? and Covid-19 vaccination campaigns – now UC doctoral student Suli Tuitaupe’s passion for wellbeing and health equity has earned him a research fellowship to improve health outcomes for Pacific people.
25 November 2022
Wanting people to live healthier and happier lives is a big motivation for public health researcher Dr Matt Hobbs, who has been recognised for outstanding work in his field.