Sub-communities within University of Waikato Research

  • Kia whakatōmuri te haere whakamua: ‘I walk backwards into the future with my eyes fixed on my past’

    Rameka, Lesley (Sage, 2017)
    This whakataukī or ‘proverb’ speaks to Māori perspectives of time, where the past, the present and the future are viewed as intertwined, and life as a continuous cosmic process. Within this continuous cosmic movement, ...
  • Editorial interview [Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy]

    Peters, Michael A.; Besley, Tina; Jandrić, Petar; Bajić, Milan (2016)
    Editorial interview of Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy (2016) 1:2
  • I am Supernova

    Soo, Chin-En Keith (Domus Argenia Publisher, 2016)
    “I am supernova” is an artistic visualisation of the “The Big Five Personality Test”. The test explores personality of participant with the highly respected Five Factor model (AKA the Big Five). The test result will provide ...
  • Place-responsive choreography and activism

    Barbour, Karen (Sense Publishers, 2016)
    Sensory encounters with place, site and landscape have the potential to stimulate new and deeply felt engagements with local places, and to prompt discussion about the relationships between place, culture and identity. ...
  • The International Journal of Wellbeing: An open access success story

    Weijers, Dan M.; Jarden, Aaron (Ubiquity Press, 2017)
    Academics have long had the advantage of access to university libraries and their expensive subscriptions to scholarly journals. Critics of traditional journal publishing have complained that placing science and scholarship ...
  • Animal olfactory detection of human diseases: Guidelines and systematic review

    Edwards, Timothy L.; Browne, Clare M.; Schoon, Adee; Cox, Christophe; Poling, Alan (Elsevier, 2017)
    Animal olfactory detection of human diseases has attracted an increasing amount of interest from researchers in recent years. Because of the inconsistent findings reported in this body of research and the complexity of ...
  • Using machine learning techniques to track individuals & their fitness activities

    Reichherzer, Thomas; Timm, Mikayla; Earley, Nathan; Reyes, Nathaniel; Kumar, Vimal (ISCA, 2017)
    The use of wearable devices for fitness and health tracking is on an upward curve with a range of devices now available from a number of manufacturers. The devices work with smart devices to exchange data via Bluetooth ...
  • Urban Rural Differences in Breast Cancer in New Zealand

    Lawrenson, Ross; Lao, Chunhuan; Elwood, Mark; Brown, Charis; Sarfati, Diana; Campbell, Ian (MDPI AG, 2016)
    Many rural communities have poor access to health services due to a combination of distance from specialist services and a relative shortage of general practitioners. Our aims were to compare the characteristics of urban ...
  • Considerations on the effect of solutal on the grain size of castings from superheated melts

    Bolzoni, Leandro; Babu, Nadendla Hari (2017)
    The amount of solutal present in an alloy affects the grain size of the cast metal as solute is rejected at the solidification front. This is normally quantified using the so called growth restriction factor Q. This work ...
  • Enabling collaborative review with the DSpace configurable workflow

    Schweer, Andrea; Barr, Jenni; Congdon, Deirdre; Symes, Megan (2017)
    The DSpace configurable workflow feature enables the creation of custom review workflows beyond the traditional edit metadata, accept, reject actions. This poster reports on our experiences in using the customisable workflow ...
  • The Effect of Nitrate Supplementation on Cycling Performance in the Heat in Well-Trained Cyclists

    McQuillan, Joseph A.; Casadio, Julia R.; Dulson, Deborah K.; Laursen, Paul B.; Kilding, Andrew E. (2017)
    Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of NO₃⁻ consumption on measures of perception, thermoregulation and cycling performance in hot conditions. Methods: Using a randomised, double-blind, ...
  • Psychometric properties of the movement-specific reinvestment scale for Chinese children

    Ling, Fiona C.M.; Maxwell, Jon; Masters, Rich S.W.; McManus, Alison M.; Polman, Remco C.J. (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    The propensity for movement-specific reinvestment (conscious attention to and control of body movements) is associated with disrupted movement in a variety of circumstances. Movement-specific reinvestment has been shown ...
  • William Nicholls, Hera Te Whakaawa, and their children

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Two years after arriving in New Zealand in 1840, William Nicholls married Hera Te Whakaawa, who had an illustrious whakapapa. For the rest of his life he lived as a Pakeha Maori, trading and farming on land owned by his ...
  • Maori and goldfields revenue

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    When gold was first discovered, the Crown accepted that it needed Maori consent to open their land for mining and had to assuage fears of losing their land. Accordingly, officials devised agreements to protect Maori interests ...
  • Alice Grey Nicholls, daughter of William, and her husband, Charles John Dearle

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Alice Grey Nicholls was the ‘half-caste’ daughter of a Pakeha Maori, William Nicholls. She would marry a Pakeha and have several children, losing her only son but bringing up a family of daughters, who all received a Pakeha ...
  • 'Assessment in ECE is overwhelming at times': Uncovering the challenges of assessing four-year-old children’s learning

    Cameron, Monica; McLachlan, Claire; Rawlins, Peter (School of Education, AUT University, Auckland, 2016)
    This article presents some of the preliminary findings from a national survey which explored early childhood teachers’ understandings, beliefs and practices in relation to assessing four year old children’s learning. While ...
  • Henri Lefebvre on education: Critique and pedagogy

    Middleton, Sue (Sage, 2016)
    The ‘spatial turn’ in education policy studies fuelled interest in Lefebvre’s work: initially, in his work Production of Space and, more recently, Rhythmanalysis and Right to the City. Yet, although in these texts Lefebvre ...
  • 3D Printing of Natural Fibre Reinforced Recycled Polypropylene

    Stoof, David; Pickering, Kim L. (The University of Auckland, 2017)
    The adverse effects that waste plastics are having on the environment is becoming increasingly apparent. However, the plastics recycling industry in New Zealand is entirely market driven, necessitating the development of ...
  • Editorial [New Zealand Journal of Zoology, Vol. 40, No. 4]

    King, Carolyn M. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2013)
    It is now almost 4 years since the New Zealand Journal of Zoology (NZJZ), as one of the Royal Society of New Zealand’s journals, partnered with Taylor & Francis, and the benefits to its extended family of authors, referees, ...
  • Invasive fish survey of Lake Arapuni by boat electrofishing

    Tempero, Grant Wayne; Powrie, Warrick; Kim, Brian (Environmental Research Institute, 2017)
    A boat electrofishing survey of Lake Arapuni was conducted on 2 February 2017 by the University of Waikato to investigate anecdotal reports of koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) presence in the lake. Nine 10-minute electrofishing ...

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