Sub-communities within University of Waikato Research

  • Peer Review of the Christchurch Coastal Hazard Assessment Report

    Kenderdine, Shonagh E.; Hart, Deirdre E.; Cox, Ron J.; de Lange, Willem P.; Smith, Murray H. (2016-08-18)
    This review reports findings from the peer review panel (‘the Panel’) assessment of the Tonkin & Taylor Ltd (2015) report: Coastal Hazard Assessment – Stage Two (‘the Report’). The Panel were asked to address four overarching ...
  • Alignment of Short Fibres: An Overview

    Sunny, Tom; Pickering, Kim L.; Lim, Shen Hin (2017)
    Fibre orientation is a major factor influencing composite performance; research, largely on synthetic fibre composites, supports that the best mechanical performances are achieved in composites when fibres are aligned in ...
  • Transition to professional social work practice: the initial year

    Hunt, Sonya; Lowe, Simon; Smith, Kelly; Kuruvila, Albert; Webber-Dreadon, Emma (Australian and New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research, 2016)
    This paper presents the findings of the first year of a three-year longitudinal study of new graduate social workers from a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program in Aotearoa New Zealand. We compare work outcomes and ...
  • Response to George Parker

    van Zyl, Liezl; Walker, Ruth (Women's Studies Association NZ, 2015)
    George Parker quite rightly claims that the focus of the debate about ARTs needs to be on women’s health, rather than on abstract philosophical questions regarding for instance the personhood of embryos, as this is a central ...
  • The future of surrogacy in New Zealand – Beyond the adoption model

    van Zyl, Liezl; Walker, Ruth (Women's Studies Association NZ, 2015)
    Surrogacy in New Zealand is treated as a form of adoption. ACART (2014) proposes that the Health Minister consider compensating women who act as surrogate mothers. We think this is a step in the right direction, but until ...
  • Patent-collaboration: Licensing, patent pools, patents commons, open source and communities of innovation

    Kingsbury, Anna; Gamman, Joe (LexisNexis NZ Limited, 2013)
    Patent pools and other models of patent collaboration are a growing feature of the patent landscape internationally. Patent collaboration can be a means of overcoming patent thicket problems, avoiding costly patent ...
  • Advancing Scholarship /scholarship in geography classrooms

    Chalmers, Lex (New Zealand Council for Educational Research Press (NZCER), 2015)
    The Scholarship examination is a longstanding feature of secondary school assessment. Scholarship is available to our “brightest and best” students in geography, and it is designed to recognise excellence and thereby enhance ...
  • Of Drums and Gods: 'Tradition' and Christianity in Oksapmin Church Soundscapes

    Macdonald, Fraser (2017)
    Based on ethnography undertaken since 2008, this paper seeks to interrogate and probelmatise the relationship between aesthetic form and conceptual meaning within the mainly Baptist church services of the Oksapmin, a group ...
  • Tales of the unexpected: halloysite delivers surprises and a paradox

    Lowe, David J.; Churchman, G. Jock (New Zealand Society of Soil Science, 2016)
    Despite being first described nearly 200 years ago, halloysite still has the capacity to surprise. We report here the remarkable discovery in New Zealand of two new morphologies for this 1:1 Si:Al layered aluminosilicate ...
  • Having a Blast: Meta-Learning and Heterogeneous Ensembles for Data Streams

    van Rijn, Jan N.; Holmes, Geoffrey; Pfahringer, Bernhard; Vanschoren, Joaquin (IEEE, 2015-01-01)
    Ensembles of classifiers are among the best performing classifiers available in many data mining applications. However, most ensembles developed specifically for the dynamic data stream setting rely on only one type of ...
  • Effect of river flow, temperature, and water chemistry on proliferations of the benthic anatoxin-producing cyanobacterium Phormidium

    Wood, Susanna A.; Atalah, Javier; Wagenhoff, Annika; Brown, Logan; Doehring, Kati; Young, Roger G.; Hawes, Ian (2016-12-15)
    Proliferations of the benthic anatoxin-producing cyanobacterium Phormidium are increasing in prevalence in cobble-bed rivers worldwide. This proliferation is of particular concern when rivers are used as sources of drinking ...
  • A new attraction-detachment model for explaining flow sliding in clay-rich tephras

    Kluger, Max O.; Moon, Vicki G.; Kreiter, Stefan; Lowe, David J.; Churchman, G.Jock; Hepp, Daniel A.; Seibel, David; Jorat, M. Ehsan; Mörz, Tobias (The Geological Society of America, 2017-02-01)
    Altered pyroclastic (tephra) deposits are highly susceptible to landsliding, leading to fatali-ties and property damage every year. Halloysite, a low-activity clay mineral, is commonly associated with landslide-prone layers ...
  • Learning Distance Metrics for Multi-Label Classification

    Gouk, Henry; Pfahringer, Bernhard; Cree, Michael J. (2016)
    Distance metric learning is a well studied problem in the field of machine learning, where it is typically used to improve the accuracy of instance based learning techniques. In this paper we propose a distance metric ...
  • Burrows and Carter Statute Law in New Zealand by Ross Carter [Book Review]

    Green, Cheryl (LexisNexis, 2016)
    This article reviews the book “Burrows and Carter Statute Law in New Zealand”, by Ross Carter.
  • Jessica connects: A case study focussing on one child’s use of information and communication technology (ICT) in an early childhood education setting

    Archard, Sara; Archard, Simon (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2016)
    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is playing an ever increasing role in the lives of people which include young children; The role of ICT in early childhood educational services in Aotearoa New Zealand is still ...
  • The lore of lakes

    Green, John D.; Lowe, David J. (1992)
    Studies of lakes and their many layers of silt and sediment can tell us a great deal, from centuries-old deforestation practices to the climate changes over thousands of years. The study of the history of lake ecosystems ...
  • Good practice in international placements: Ideas for students and tertiary staff

    Lowe, Simon; Hay, Kathryn (Ako Aotearoa - The National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, 2016)
    This publication considers seven key aspects that drive good practice in international field education. Its intention is to help guide educators and students who are considering or developing international placements. The ...
  • Supervision as cultural partnership: Contributions to dialogue

    Crocket, Kathie; Flanagan, Paul; Swann, Huia; Swann, Brent; Soundy, Tricia; Smith, Bernard; Simpson, Naarah; Pizzini, Nigel; Frayling, Maureen; Frayling, Ian; Finnigan, Sandie; Campbell, Joan; Bush, Diana; Bruce, Arthur; Baird, Janet; Allen, Jody; Alford, Zoë (New Zealand Association of Physchotherapists Inc, 2015)
    The term cultural supervision has been coined as part of a strategy that implicates supervision in the support and development of culturally appropriate therapeutic practice. In Aotearoa New Zealand particular focus has ...
  • Fibre orientation of novel dynamically sheet formed discontinuous natural fibre PLA composites

    Efendy, M.G. Aruan; Pickering, Kim L. (Elsevier, 2016)
    This paper describes work carried out to fabricate and to assess the fibre orientation in PLA reinforced by aligned discontinuous harakeke and hemp fibre mats produced using a dynamic sheet former (DSF). These mats were ...
  • Application of Swingler's Method for Analysis of Multicomponent Exponentials with Special Attention to Non-equispaced Data

    Hasan, Rahat; Scott, Jonathan B. (IEEE, 2016)
    Swingler enhanced the work of Gardner to provide an elegant deconvolution method by which multiple summed exponential components might be resolved within time-domain data. Nevertheless, the application of the method remains ...

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