11 August 2022
Philanthropy@UC An exciting new programme to help children living with anxiety is able to go ahead following a generous donation from the Sir Campbell and Lady Leita Wylie Foundation.
13 July 2022
#PlasticFreeJuly The purposefully positive approach used by international action campaigns such as Plastic Free July (PFJ) is characteristic of the direction sustainability social marketing is going, according to environmental psychology researcher and Head of Psychology at University of Canterbury (UC) Professor Don Hine.
07 March 2022
#IWD #BreakTheBias A University of Canterbury graduate and staff member who was a life-long advocate for victims and people with disabilities will be honoured when a building on the Ilam Campus is renamed after her.
04 March 2022
In the wake of the recent occupation of parliament grounds, University of Canterbury senior lecturer in psychology Andrew Vonasch and senior lecturer in philosophy Michael-John Turp explain the balance of positive and negative liberty and the risks that come with it on The Conversation.
14 January 2022
As we get back to the daily grind, University of Canterbury Professor Katharina Näswall has some great insights that could be useful for business leaders as they support their team this year.
15 December 2021
Young parents can be as successful as older parents if they have supportive relationships and financial security, according to new University of Canterbury (UC) research.
09 December 2021
University of Canterbury Professor of Clinical Psychology Julia Rucklidge and University of Calgary Professor Emerita Bonnie Kaplan share some insights into the research about the correlation of nutrients and irritability, explosive rage and unstable moods on The Conversation.
18 November 2021
University of Canterbury Professor Maggie-Lee Huckabee has been presented the MacDiarmid Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi for sustained excellence in translational research to improve outcomes for individuals with swallowing impairment.
23 September 2021
University of Canterbury’s Adjunct Associate Professor Sonja Macfarlane was awarded this year’s New Zealand Psychological Society Dame Marie Clay Award, while her husband Professor Angus Macfarlane was named a Fellow of the Society, it was announced this week.
06 September 2021
Free, online courses offered by the University of Canterbury are proving popular, with more than 19,000 enrolments so far for a paper exploring mental health and nutrition.
30 July 2021
In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, a world-leading scientist will share her knowledge of how nutrition can help overcome stress, ADHD, and depression.
01 May 2021
This UC Connect public lecture is postponed.
23 November 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) has announced two new Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) programmes for postgraduate students from 2021.
04 November 2020
Three University of Canterbury academics have won grants of over $80,000 to research autism, sleep problems, brain injuries and their impact on children and parents.
08 October 2020
With a passion for making positive change to family life in Aotearoa New Zealand, University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Shawn Thomas believes “dance can change the world”.
07 September 2020
Emeritus Professor Neville Blampied has retired from UC's School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing following an academic career spanning 50 years.
07 September 2020
In a live, online, UC Connect panel discussion on Wednesday 9 September, University of Canterbury experts from a range of disciplines will discuss the Cannabis legislation and control referendum, due to take place in the 2020 general election.
24 August 2020
In a recent article for Stuff.co.nz, Dr Andrew Vonasch of UC’s School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing discussed the social norms some kiwis may require to feel comfortable wearing a mask when they were out and about in our communities.
30 June 2020
University of Canterbury-led research that could help Parkinson’s disease patients learn more about their risk of dementia has received a million-dollar funding boost.
18 May 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) has launched a new science podcast series to meet public demand for answers to the big issues facing our world.
14 May 2020
According to government reporting, increasing numbers of New Zealand adolescents struggle with mental health issues. In response, a new University of Canterbury study will test whether better nutrition can help ease the burden of mental illness for youth aged 12 to 18.
03 April 2020
We asked University of Canterbury psychology academics Associate Professor Gini McIntosh and Professor Julia Rucklidge, who specialises in mental health and nutrition and is giving a livestreamed talk today, for some advice about staying on track during a time of uncertainty and stress.
02 April 2020
The University of Canterbury aims to support people’s wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown, livestreaming a weekly speaker series, on a different topic each Friday.
11 March 2020
As computing systems become integral to our modern world, interfaces are growing more ‘intelligent’. A University of Canterbury-led, international research project, supported with a $530,000 grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden, seeks to better understand both positive and negative factors in our experience of these interactive interfaces permeating our work, play and social lives.
09 March 2020
There is a need for the health and education system to adopt a more proactive approach in addressing the developmental needs of children born very pre-term, a University of Canterbury (UC) child health development expert says.
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