Student Facebook use under scrutiny

12 July 2012

Spending time updating your status on Facebook could be doing more than just keeping you in touch with your friends.

UC designs virtual quake simulator

31 May 2012

Researchers are creating an earthquake simulator at UC to investigate ways to help Cantabrians overcome post-traumatic stress disorders caused by ongoing seismic activity.

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14 September 2011

New research by the University of Canterbury's Psychology department has shown that UC students' grade point average in semester one of 2011 was slightly improved compared to semester one in 2010.

Revealing preterm behaviour

26 July 2011

Recent findings from the Canterbury Child Development Research Group are revealing new information on the emotional and behavioural adjustment of children born very preterm (VPT) or at less than 32 weeks gestation.

UC-led project receives major funding boost

20 July 2011

A University of Canterbury academic has received almost $1million in funding for a research project investigating the long-term neurological development of preterm infants.

Major academic prize for top student

14 July 2011

University of Canterbury science student Sarah Bynevelt is the 2011 recipient of a major academic prize valued at $25,000.

UC psychologist wins top US award

30 May 2011

A University of Canterbury academic has received international recognition from the world's largest organisation for psychologists.

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24 January 2011

University of Canterbury research has revealed that overall academic performance by undergraduate students at UC in Semester 2 of 2010 was as good as that during the same period in 2009.