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Lianne_Woodward_NWS

16 August 2019

Increased opioid and other drug use in Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world is affecting children’s readiness for learning when they start school, according to a new five-year study by a leading child development expert at the University of Canterbury (UC).


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12 March 2019

In recent decades, scientists discovered an uncomfortable truth: What we eat affects our mental health. University of Canterbury Psychology Professor Julia Rucklidge will explore the topic in her upcoming UC Connect public lecture – Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental health – which sold out of tickets early.


Reihana_NWS_block

27 September 2018

New research by University of Canterbury psychologists shows that minerals and vitamins may help to reduce cigarette consumption and promote successful quitting.


Julia Rucklidge

17 August 2018

Professor Julia Rucklidge recognized as a finalist in The Women of Influence Programme 2018


Julia Rucklidge

17 August 2018

Professor Julia Rucklidge recognized as a finalist in The Women of Influence Programme 2018


John Dalrymple-Alford

17 August 2018

Professor John Dalrymple-Alford awarded research funding


John Dalrymple-Alford

17 August 2018

Professor John Dalrymple-Alford awarded research funding


Vonasch, Andy

17 August 2018

Dr Andrew (Andy) Vonasch arrives at UC to take up academic position in Psychology.


Vonasch, Andy

17 August 2018

Dr Andrew (Andy) Vonasch arrives at UC to take up academic position in Psychology.


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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.