Living well & ageing well research talks in Lincoln

Te Papa Hauora together with the Canterbury Medical Research Foundation took ‘Living well & ageing well’ research talks out into the Lincoln community this week. Together with Dr Susannah Stevens, Dr Leigh O’Brien, and Professor Joe Boden, we explored the topics of movement, diet and the importance of social connections. We hope to do more […]

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Congratulations winners of the HRSC Emerging Researcher Awards

A HUGE congratulations to the winners from the Health Research Society of Canterbury Emerging Researcher Awards, another really successful event supported by Canterbury Medical Research Foundation!   Well done to our winners: First Prize Andy Kindon (UC): A geospatial analysis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Rupture incidence Second Prize: Sam Gibbs (UOC): Genetic variation and its […]

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Researcher studying disease identified by World Health Organization as an ’emerging threat’ to children

Samoan medical student Taliah Su’a understands the harsh reality of a diagnosis of rheumatic fever. Her aunt contracted the highly infectious disease and required intensive, ongoing drug treatment and surgery to replace the damaged valves of her heart. Su’a is also keen to play her part in addressing inequities in health care so jumped at […]

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We’re talking health research talks 2022

This  year’s 2022 ‘we’re talking health’ research talks once again showcased health researchers from Canterbury and their work. Our theme this year was “your health, the health of your whānau” with a range of interesting talks across many areas of our communities. It was exciting and inspiring to learn about the mahi in Canterbury being […]

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