Education


Tūtaepatu Lagoon at Tūhaitara Coastal Park.

05 August 2020

Wildlife translocations will have better results if they are led, or genuinely co-led, by Indigenous peoples. That’s the premise of a recently published paper by researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) and South Island environmental practitioners.


Bernadette Farrell

30 July 2020

The Women in Critical Pedagogy: Reflecting on Uncertain Times symposium on 23 July found an international audience after organisers from the Educational Theory, Policy and Practice Research Hub at the University of Canterbury (UC) took the usually in-house symposium online.


Levi Collier-Robinson

30 July 2020

In a new article for Te Karaka, UC doctoral student Levi Collier-Robinson shares how he is using genomics to understand the kōwaro, an endangered taonga species.


Matt Hobbs fluoride

28 July 2020

Kiwi kids are suffering unnecessarily from severe tooth decay that could be prevented, according to research published today in JAMA Paediatrics, the highest-ranking journal of Paediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health in the world.


Bronwyn Hayward

23 July 2020

A University of Canterbury (UC) expert on sustainability, youth, climate and democracy is the only New Zealander appointed to the prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Core Writing Team of thirty world experts.


Child playing game

22 July 2020

We’re back in level one and counting our blessings, but what effect has the lockdown period had on our children? What do they need from us now?


Aotearoa Rockstars

22 July 2020

A passion for normalising te reo is driving two researchers from University of Canterbury (UC), whose next project with school children at Burnside Primary School will take te reo out of the school and into the west Christchurch community.


Good Nights

22 July 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have made a major step forward in treatment of sleep problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in new research recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.


Hooker River

16 July 2020

Insights from bicultural research can enhance practical applications from a palaeotsunami database to land-use decisions, according to a new review in Earth Surface Dynamics


Feeding the mind

09 July 2020

UC Professor Julia Rucklidge and Master’s student Taryn Hale have collaborated on a new paper for The ACU Review which explores the link between nutrition and mental health and asks, could a Māori philosophy of wellbeing hold some clues?