Health Sciences


Professor Gail Gillon

07 April 2021

From quality sleep to developing language, experts will share their expertise on many aspects of child well-being at a symposium at the University of Canterbury (UC) this week.


Rachel Dixon and Tracy Clelland

01 April 2021

New relationships and sexuality education (RSE) guidelines are out – and teachers and leaders are getting support to bring the guidelines to life in their schools.


Associate Professor Laurie McKay

30 March 2021

One in four children on the autism spectrum in Aotearoa New Zealand are given melatonin to help them sleep, a new University of Canterbury (UC) study has found.


“Daybreak at Christchurch, New Zealand, 19 April 2007” by In Memoriam: PhillipC

17 March 2021

New research led by the University of Canterbury (UC) takes a closer look at Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response to determine whether our one-size-fits-all ‘lockdown’ policy is fit for purpose.