News archive 2015

UC students win national engineering prize

16 March 2015

A UC student flying fox engineering design project involving a 400 metre high-wire ride dropping 150 vertical metres down the face of Coronet Peak has been recognised.

Deans and Thorne reunite at UC next week

13 March 2015

Former All Blacks and Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will be the key speaker at the University of Canterbury's first sports seminar series event on campus next week.

UC signs to build structural earthquake laboratory

12 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with Dominion Construction to build a multi-million structural earthquake laboratory.

Micronutrients trial for smokers to give up

12 March 2015

A substantial University of Canterbury smoking trial has begun to see if smokers are more likely to quit if they consume micronutrients.

Student designs app for insurance company

11 March 2015

A UC business student has won a $5000 scholarship from a national life and health insurance company for designing an app to make people become responsible for their health.

Māori approaches to Māori health issues required

10 March 2015

Māori approaches to Māori health issues are required to improve the health of the Māori population which is a national priority, a University of Canterbury researcher says.

More support needed for sexuality education

10 March 2015

Extensive professional development is urgently needed for teachers of sexuality education, University of Canterbury education experts say.

Can micronutrients eliminate the symptoms of PMS?

09 March 2015

A University of Canterbury psychology research team is testing whether or not a micronutrient formula can be effective in eliminating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.

Transforming breast cancer screening

09 March 2015

A University of Canterbury spin-out company Tiro Lifesciences is moving to transform breast cancer diagnosis and screening for all women.

Graduates kicking goals

06 March 2015

The University of Canterbury has a proud history of producing high quality graduates and Crusaders stars Ben Funnell, Luke Whitelock and Colin Slade are no exception.

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