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New research aims to improve touchscreen use in vehicles

26 July 2017 A University of Canterbury academic has been given the green light to research better in-vehicle touchscreens, with the aim of improving user performance and reducing attentional demands. (read article)

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"Pluralistic or Exclusive? Context Ethnic Diversity Predicts Implicit Concepts of National Identity"

Presented by: Professor Thierry Devos

Chaired by: Dr Kumar Yogeeswaran

Wednesday, 2 August 2017
Time: 2.00-3.00pm
Venue: Room 252, Psyc-Soci Building

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‘I wanted to further my career to a non-clinical role and Health Sciences seemed to be the perfect fit...’

Sabine Leech MHealSc
Case Coordinator, ACC
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2017 Psychology Photography Competition

Congratulations to our winners! See the results here.

Teaching Assistant Positions - Semester 2

Expressions of interest are now open for Teaching Assistant positions in Semester 2. More information is available from our website here. Applications close 5.00pm, 30 June 2017.

Marsden Grant Scholarship Available

Fully Funded 3-year PhD Scholarship for an interdisciplinary project on mathematical cognition/perceptual learning. Details of the scholarship and how to apply are here. Applications close 15 June 2017.

This scholarship is funded by a New Zealand Royal Society Marsden Fund grant working with Professors Randolph Grace and Simon Kemp.

"Food for Thought"

Professor Julia Rucklige's research was highlighted on the Sunday Show (TVNZ) on 12 March. It asked the question "Can ADHD and depression be treated or even cured by eating the right food". Check out the article here.

Harmful Sexual behaviour - working toegether to improve risk assessment

Dr Sarah Christofferson's research in this area was recently highlighted on our UC news. More about this research can be found here.

Starting a Thesis in 2017/2018

Are you thinking about starting a thesis in 2017 or in 2018? Assoc. Prof. Roeline Kuijer, our PG PhD / Thesis Coordinator will be able to help you with advice about how to enrol, find a supervisor and to look at your possible options. 'Getting Started on a Thesis' - ppt pdf / 6 slides per page pdf. You can enrol in a thesis and start anytime during the year.










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