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Positive thoughts potentially dangerous

14 July 2015

Positive images of the Christchurch recovery are a "time travel dream machine", but more distracting than negative ones, according to UC research findings.


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29 June 2015

Four University of Canterbury postgraduate students are among nine New Zealand university students to receive Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence.


Antarctic orcas are South Pacific commuters

26 June 2015

University of Canterbury (UC) scientists and Antarctic researchers from Italy have struck "research gold" by uncovering the commuting secrets of Antarctic killer whales.


Potential boost for high performance sport

15 June 2015

The preliminary research findings of UC PhD student Megan Blakely have the potential to improve sporting performance, as well as health and safety in occupations.


UC professor appointed director of IAI

05 May 2015

UC's Professor Bryan Storey has been appointed director of the International Antarctic Institute (IAI), a global consortium of 20 universities and agencies all over the world.


Alpine fault earthquake will produce challenges

23 April 2015

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes.


Alpine fault earthquake will produce challenges

23 April 2015

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes.


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20 April 2015

A UC postgraduate geology student has been exploring Red Hills in the Nelson Lakes National Park for groundwater springs.


Research funding to help Kaikōura's fishery

16 April 2015

Two UC researchers have received about $100,000 of government funding to collect information about the state of customary fisheries along the Kaikōura coastline.


Micronutrients trial for smokers to give up

12 March 2015

A substantial University of Canterbury smoking trial has begun to see if smokers are more likely to quit if they consume micronutrients.


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