News archive 2014


Few think managing water rights helps environment

06 January 2014

Only 15 percent of rural people surveyed believed managing water rights was beneficial to the environment, according to University of Canterbury research.


Review of airline discrimination needed

06 January 2014

The festive season is busier than ever for New Zealand airlines and a University of Canterbury gender equality expert says the airline industry should take a much more


 Popularity of national flag colours calculated

06 January 2014

A University of Canterbury research project has calculated the popularity of all the colour combinations of flags for 194 sovereign countries.


Research to aid intensive cardiovascular problems

06 January 2014

A University of Canterbury PhD student has researched a model-based method to combine the available physiological signals in hospital intensive care to understand a patient's


25 UC students working on entrepreneurial projects

06 January 2014

Twenty-five University of Canterbury students are working on entrepreneurial projects over the summer rather than relaxing at the beach.


Competition problems in construction industry

06 January 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student has found a causal link exists between competitive procurement and performance in the New Zealand construction industry.