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  • New Zealand meets South Korea: Strategies for film co-productions between two countries

    Kim, JuHee (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This study investigates the state of international film co-productions between New Zealand and South Korea and whether such co-productions are possible, and if so, which modes or types of film co-productions are likely to ...
  • Social capital and the budgeting process

    Frost, Denise Margaret (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This thesis arose out of a previous study of budgeting practices carried out at a not-for-profit church. This initial study had found that relationships played an important role in budgeting practices. Interviewees carried ...
  • Video ethics and young children

    White, Elizabeth Jayne (SpringerLink, 2017)
    This editorial starts an important discussion concerning the contemporary use of video that involves young children, including infants, in an age of visual culture within the open learned society that comprises the Video ...
  • Literature review on motor skill and physical activity in preschool children in New Zealand

    Ali, Ajmol; Pigou, Deborah; Clarke, Linda; McLachlan, Claire (Scientific Research Publishing, 2017)
    Children’s physical activity levels have decreased significantly over the past 20 - 30 years, coinciding with obesity rates reaching epidemic levels. There is little research into typically developing preschool (birth to ...
  • Technological unemployment: Educating for the fourth industrial revolution

    Peters, Michael A. (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2017)
    This paper reviews recent the concerns and discussion about technological unemployment focusing on the trope “the robots are coming” and beginning with reference to the World Summit (2015) devoted to the issue. There is ...
  • A Novel Implant Electrode Design Safe in the RF Field of MRI Scanners

    McCabe, Steven; Scott, Jonathan B. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017)
    Patients with medical implants are often unable to receive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) diagnostic treatment, because the conductive leads can concentrate the RF excitation field and generate dangerous heating of nervous ...
  • Study on Low-cost Alternatives for Synthesising Powder Metallurgy Titanium and Titanium Alloys

    Raynova, Stiliana (Stella) Rousseva (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The aim of this work was to carry out research about cost effective ways for synthesising powder metallurgy Ti and Ti alloys. This was done: using low cost Ti powders produced by the hydrogenation dehydrogenation (HDH) ...
  • The level of voluntary disclosure by Malaysian listed family-controlled companies

    Md Zaini, Syeliya Binti (University of Waikato, 2017)
    The purpose of this research is to develop a best practice framework of voluntary disclosure for family-controlled companies in Malaysia. This study identifies the level of voluntary disclosure by Malaysian listed ...
  • Tongan Business Obligation: Across a sea of enterprise

    Fili, Rosemarie Louise (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Dubbed as the only remaining monarchy in the South Pacific. The Kingdom of Tonga seeks to provide a unique history, tradition and culture. Economically though, Tonga comes in as one of the ‘least developed countries’ in ...
  • Community Resilience of People of Kampong Kamal Muara, North Jakarta, Indonesia

    Mayasari, Rini (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This research focuses on the resilience to flooding events of the people of Kampong Kamal Muara, in North Jakarta, Indonesia. Flooding has been a major threat in coastal cities in Indonesia. The coastal areas are considered ...
  • The Waikato Data Privacy Matrix

    Scoon, Craig (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Data privacy is an expected right of most citizens around the world, but there are many legislative challenges within boundary-less cloud computing and World Wide Web environments. Despite its importance, there is limited ...
  • Inhibitors to the Organisational Adoption of Gamification

    Jefferies, Dannette Louise (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This study looks at how organisations can use technology to engage, motivate, and reward staff by embedding game-like elements into business applications and processes through a phenomenon called gamification. Gamification ...
  • The International Law Gaze: The ICSID Award in Philip Morris v Uruguay and the Near End of the “Aesthetic Experience”.

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (LexisNexis, 2017)
    It was the large economic value of tobacco’s “aesthetic experience” that Philip Morris (PM) sought to preserve in its litigation against Uruguay before an international tribunal operating under the jurisdiction of the ...
  • An analysis of U-Value as a measure of variability

    Kong, Xiuyuan; McEwan, James S.A.; Bizo, Lewis A.; Foster, T. Mary (The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), 2017)
    The variability in behavior has frequently been assessed using a measure known as the U-value. Of concern in this article were the limits and constraints on U-value as a measure of variability. The relation between the ...
  • ‘It’s on the tip of my Google’: Intra-active performance and the non-totalising learning environment

    Snake-Beings, Emit (Sage, 2017)
    Technologies that expand the learning environment to include interactions outside of the physical space of the classroom, such as the use of Google as an aid to memory, represent one aspect of learning that occurs within ...
  • The first accurate and precise calendar dating of New Zealand Māori Pā, using Otāhau Pā as a case study.

    Hogg, Alan G.; Gumbley, Warren; Boswijk, Gretel; Petchey, Fiona; Southon, John R.; Anderson, Atholl; Roa, Tom; Donaldson, Lloyd A. (Elsevier, 2017)
    This research investigates the potential of radiocarbon wiggle-match dating of palisade posts to provide precise and accurate calendar ages for Māori pā (forts), using Otāhau Pā in the inland Waikato region, New Zealand, ...
  • Pandora’s box down-under: origins and numbers of mustelids transported to New Zealand for biological control of rabbits

    King, Carolyn M. (2017)
    This paper describes one of the world’s first large-scale experiments in biological control of a major vertebrate pest of agriculture, which was tried in New Zealand during the second half of the nineteenth century. Starting ...
  • Quaker Peace Testimony and Pacifism

    McKeogh, Colm (2017)
    This paper looks at the Peace Testimony of Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends) and argues that, although Quakerism is commonly seen as pacifist (in some sense of that term) by many both within and without the Society, ...
  • Do internet search engines support children's search query construction: a visual analysis

    Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Hinze, Annika (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2017)
    From previous studies into children's internet search practice, we gained insight into the taught strategies, children's behaviour and common errors while searching. This paper analyses the visual structure of commonly-used ...
  • Use of mobile apps for teaching and research

    Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Saravani, Sarah-Jane; Wilkinson, Clive (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Applications (apps) are software specifically designed for mobile de-vices. This paper reports on the results of an online survey about app use for teaching and research by students and academic staff at the University of ...