News archive 2013

Link between cyber bullying and parental styles

15 March 2013

Over 95 percent of teenagers use social networking sites and some overseas reports show that over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online.

Understanding Alpine Fault will help prepare

15 March 2013

Understanding the Alpine Fault, which forms the Australian-Pacific plate boundary on the South Island, will help lifeline and emergency management organisations be better prep

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13 March 2013

The University of Canterbury is the only New Zealand university to receive a five star ranking from the international university ranking research company QS.

UC academic leading global surveys of young people

13 March 2013

Today, over half the world's population is under 25 years old and, by 2050, 70 per cent of people will live in cities.

Researching enzymes could help save lives

12 March 2013

A University of Canterbury scientist's research into how enzymes work could have many downstream benefits for the health and well-being of New Zealanders.

Mathematical research into war and insurgency

12 March 2013

A former University of Canterbury Rhodes Scholar, who has been a political adviser to the Iraqi government, has started his own company in San Francisco.

Research to help reduce traffic jam disruption

12 March 2013

The impacts of traffic snarl-ups in New Zealand's major cities could soon be greatly reduced, thanks to pioneering research by University of Canterbury transport engineering

ChCh has best opportunity to embrace cycling

11 March 2013

UC's Professor Simon Kingham will tell the Asia Pacific cycling conference that ChCh has one of the best opportunities in the world to embrace cycling in its rebuild.

NZ teachers need to take advantage of new research

11 March 2013

New Zealand needs to help teachers take advantage of new brain research which is relevant to education, says University of Canterbury education lecturer Dr Anna Wilson.

NZ beaches not named in the top 10

08 March 2013

New Zealand's absence from online travel guide Trip Advisor's list of the top 10 beaches in the world is absolutely outrageous to many Kiwis, University of Canterbury social science lecturer Lyndon Fraser said.