News archive 2015


The Ultimate game

28 April 2015

Two UC students are juggling their university commitments with preparations for the World Flying Disc Federation Ultimate Frisbee world championship in London this July.


What if more people could understand the law?

28 April 2015

University of Canterbury law expert Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says there are two things that fascinate a lot of New Zealanders - real estate and criminal justice.


Differences in Anzac Day services revealed

24 April 2015

The difference between how Australia and New Zealand look at Anzac Day could be because New Zealand, unlike Australia, had sent men to fight overseas before Gallipoli.


Alpine fault earthquake will produce challenges

23 April 2015

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes.


Alpine fault earthquake will produce challenges

23 April 2015

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes.


Invaluable recipes for today's health needs

22 April 2015

The School of Health Sciences is conducting ground-breaking research into a Renaissance medico-pharmaceutical text that could hold invaluable recipes for today's health needs.


High birth weight research completed

22 April 2015

A UC economics and finance doctoral researcher who examined issues relating to heavy babies is completed.


Library unearths the first geological map

21 April 2015

The UC Library has found a precious copy of what is globally acknowledged as the first geological map of any country ever produced with connections to early Canterbury.


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20 April 2015

A UC postgraduate geology student has been exploring Red Hills in the Nelson Lakes National Park for groundwater springs.


Research into safety in the NZ sex industy

20 April 2015

University of Canterbury researchers have found that that street sex workers face less violence and theft in Christchurch than in Auckland.


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