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04 September 2018

Disrupting stream communities may hold the secret to long-term restoration of waterways, according to a University of Canterbury student’s thesis.


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03 September 2018

A new book on the philosophy of de-extinction, Resurrecting Extinct Species, co-written by Dr Doug Campbell (Philosophy) and Patrick Whittle, has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan.


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28 August 2018

Christchurch’s new state-of-the-art central city library incorporates innovative University of Canterbury (UC) engineering solutions designed to help it endure a large earthquake with minimal damage.


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15 August 2018

It’s an artistic, religious, mathematical puzzle worth contemplating. There will soon be a uniquely New Zealand mathematical contribution to a Japanese shrine, thanks to a University of Canterbury doctoral graduate.


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13 August 2018

The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided unique insight into their make-up, discovering 28,000 different microorganisms.


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09 August 2018

New University of Canterbury research into the nationally critical kōwaro/Canterbury mudfish, and how they are likely to respond to increased drought intensity, offers some hope for saving the native species from extinction.


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08 August 2018

Professor Julia Rucklidge, the driving force behind the Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group at the University of Canterbury (UC), is seeking pregnant participants for the latest study on anxiety and depression.


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07 August 2018

The website has just been launched for the biennial conference of the Australasian Animal Studies Association, which will be hosted by the University of Canterbury’s New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies in July 1-4 2019. The conference theme is ‘Decolonizing Animals’.


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06 August 2018

Donald Derrick (NZILBB, University of Canterbury) Aero-tactile integration in speech: Effects and limitations. 10 August 2018


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03 August 2018

The University of Canterbury’s Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research is a unique facility that integrates patient care, clinical research and student education – and it’s proving to be life-changing for patients with swallowing difficulties.