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Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science News Archive 2017

CMRF Wine and Art Auction raises money for Legionella research

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Wednesday, 1 November 2017

The proceeds from the 2017 Canterbury Medical Research Foundation’s (CMRF) Wine and Art Auction supports a project that investigates Legionella in compost and potting mix and how the risks to gardeners can be minimised.

PhD students win awards at 2017 NZSO Conference

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Monday, 16 October 2017

PhD students from the Department of Pathology were recipients of the PHARMAC Young Researcher and Oncology Trainee Travel awards at the annual New Zealand Oncology Society Conferece over the weekend.

Christchurch student develops App prototype

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Wednesday, 4 October 2017

A student from Otago’s Christchurch campus has taken part in a 48-hour competition to develop a medical education learning application at the world’s biggest and best medical education conference.

October 2017 digital calendar

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Monday, 2 October 2017

A rainbow appeared in the sky behind a distillery in Scotland just as Alice Milnes began photographing it – making the photo which has become this month’s digital calendar.

Christchurch campus cookbook launched

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

A group of cancer researchers from the University's Christchurch campus have shared their favourite recipes to raise money for charity.

3D printing cancer tumours

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

An innovative cancer research technique from the Mackenzie Cancer Research Group was featured on TVNZ's 1News last night.

Christchurch cancer researcher runs for ‘awesome’ charity

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

A PhD student at the University’s Christchurch campus is not only researching the grading system for the stages of cancer, but has also raised almost $3000 for Bowel Cancer NZ – all inspired by her father’s battle with the disease.

Christchurch cancer researchers raise funds for Cancer Society

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Thursday, 27 April 2017

A team of cancer researchers from the University’s Christchurch campus has raised almost $20,000 for the Cancer Society over the past five years by dressing up as superheroes and competing in the charity’s Relay for Life event.