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Spinal cord injuries research a world first

27 September 2012

A UC PhD student is carrying out world first research on spinal cord injuries using the Feldenkrais method to provide people with a chance to recover movement and stability.

QuakeStudies digital archive launched

26 September 2012

The University of Canterbury (UC) has just launched its world leading QuakeStudies digital archive to document the Canterbury earthquakes by collecting reports and documents.

Festival provides Platform for top performances

26 September 2012

UC's College of Arts is proud to showcase the incredible talent of staff and students during the 2012 Platform Arts Festival, which gets under way this week.

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26 September 2012

Thirty Christchurch families affected by the recent earthquakes will be enjoying a fun-filled day out together this weekend thanks to the work of two UC students.

Big challenge for new online auctioneer

26 September 2012

A University of Canterbury senior lecturer says it may be tough going for some time for a new competitor to Trademe in the online auction market.

Cardboard cathedral ignition resistance tested

26 September 2012

University of Canterbury today began testing the ignition resistance threshold of the material for Christchurch's cardboard cathedral.

Student finalist in NZ Attitude disability awards

26 September 2012

University of Canterbury third year law student, Erin Gough, is a Youth award finalist in the New Zealand Attitude Awards.

Different flavour of businesses in CBD post-quakes

25 September 2012

A post-quake Christchurch is likely to see a different mix of businesses occupying the future CBD and new long-term concentrations of businesses outside the central city.

UC lecturer researching unsung heroes of quakes

25 September 2012

A University of Canterbury lecturer says teachers were the unsung heroes of the Christchurch earthquakes.

Christchurch cinema scene beginning to recover

25 September 2012

The lack of movie theatres in Christchurch may be driving audiences back to festivals, a University of Canterbury expert said.