20 February 2019
University of Canterbury Antarctic scientist Dr Regina Eisert has captured extraordinary footage of her close encounter with a killer whale on the edge of the sea ice.
19 February 2019
Snails could stop freshwater invertebrate populations from recovering, even after the stream habitat has been restored. That’s why a University of Canterbury student has spent much of her summer creating snail baskets.
18 February 2019
Newly published research has shown the important role social media can play supporting health and wellbeing following a disaster.
12 February 2019
A new study from the University of Canterbury (UC) shows a link between recreational physical activity spaces in a neighbourhood and obesity risk in adults.
08 February 2019
New Zealand Olympic medallist Nick Willis describes the new book When Running Made History as “a front-row seat to running’s most inspiring and historic moments, with New Zealand in a major role”.
05 February 2019
How do we improve learning and behaviour of school children after a natural disaster? On the eve of the eighth anniversary of the deadly 2011 Canterbury earthquake, in a free public lecture, a panel of mental health and education experts will discuss ways to help quake-affected children.
01 February 2019
New toxicology study finds minimal risk of PFOS-linked cancer for Māori eating eel fished from the Oaonui Stream in Taranaki, Aotearoa New Zealand.
01 February 2019
Each year, around five people are killed in rip currents around the coast of Aotearoa New Zealand. Surf lifeguards attribute around 85 percent of their rescues, approximately 700 per year, to these fast, offshore flows of water.
31 January 2019
New research shows timber core-wall systems can be used in mid- to high-rise timber buildings to form lift shafts or staircases, making it easier, more flexible and cheaper to build more eco-friendly buildings.
29 January 2019
Researchers at the University of Canterbury (UC) have created a sustainable technology that could revolutionise the galvanising industry and save the environment from toxic acid waste.