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Can micronutrients eliminate the symptoms of PMS?

09 March 2015

A University of Canterbury psychology research team is testing whether or not a micronutrient formula can be effective in eliminating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.


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04 March 2015

A NIWA scientist undertaking doctoral research at the University of Canterbury has been exploring how carbon dioxide can improve the quality of wastewater.


Earthquakes demonstrate people caught by surprise

26 February 2015

The Christchurch earthquakes demonstrate that people generally do not take any notice of the likely occurrence of rare events, says a UC natural hazards researcher.


UC audiologist studying ringing in people's ears

18 February 2015

A UC clinical audiologist is investigating treatments and training approaches to help improve management of hearing loss and tinnitus, which is a ringing in people's ears.


Serious science robot Baxter helping UC research

02 February 2015

University of Canterbury psychology researchers are working with a revolutionary Baxter robot to understand human-robot interaction such as trust and cooperation.


UC to host multidisciplinary stroke conference

28 January 2015

The impact of new technology on helping recovering patients will be discussed at an international stroke rehabilitation conference in Christchurch in May.


Physics graduate launches LED retrofitting

19 January 2015

A University of Canterbury physics graduate has set up a successful company, National Lighting, specialising in retrofitting LED lights for industrial buildings.


Computer information getting closer

15 January 2015

In the next five years people will be able to search for information using their glasses, a wrist watch, or even a computer built into the clothes they wear.


Fusion energy is the way of the future

13 January 2015

A scientist from one of the world's leading universities says fusion energy is the future of clean energy and can solve the looming global energy crisis.


Cutting edge UC research at Tasman Glacier

12 January 2015

University of Canterbury geography researchers are at the forefront of using new technology to understand scientific problems at New Zealand's largest glacier.


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