Sub-communities within University of Waikato Research

  • [n] infants, [n] votes

    Munn, Nicholas (2016)
    The inclusive presumption suggests that we should only disenfranchise those whose inclusion will undermine democratic values. Most people think we ought not to enfranchise infants. What harm would enfranchised infants do ...
  • The riots in Ferguson, Missouri as a sequel of the movie ‘The Purge’ - Freedom of Speech in the Age of New Media

    Goltz, Nachshon (Sean) (2017)
    In the wake of the Supreme Court decisions in Stevenes v. US and Brown v. Entertainment, shielding animals cruelty depictions and violent video games under the freedom of speech, an invisible and dangerous line has been ...
  • Legal responses to mental health: Is therapeutic jurisprudence the answer – the experience in New Zealand

    Toki, Valmaine (2017)
    The orthodox understanding of ‘ethics’ encompasses a system of moral principles that define good and bad behavior. When applied to mental health, various jurisdictions, including New Zealand, have codified these principles ...
  • The international law gaze: Marshall Island v United Kingdom

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (2017)
    The International Court of Justice recently bowed to nuclear weapons States and disappointed the rest of the international community. Forty-two years after the Court’s astonishing decision in declaring the dispute on nuclear ...
  • The international law gaze: Indonesia — Import Licensing Regimes (New Zealand)

    Alvarez-Jimenez, Alberto (2017)
    The results in inter-State litigation seldom permit comparisons with competitive sports. A rare exception is the panel report of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Indonesia – Importation of Horticultural Products, ...
  • All for one and one for all: reconciling research and production values at the HathiTrust through user-scripting

    Bainbridge, David; Downie, J. Stephen (IEEE, 2017)
    This article details a practical technique that safely reconciles the production stability and integrity of the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) with the riskier and potentially disruptive experimental functionalities ...
  • Taking a book off the shelf in a virtual library

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Rogers, Bill; Kim, Jane (IEEE, 2017)
    We present the results of a small-scale study in which participants interacted with a physical book. Their book selection and book opening gestures provide design insights for the interface to a virtual reality library.
  • Big brother is watching you - now in a doubleplusgood way

    Sterling, Corey; St Pierre, Carlin; Bainbridge, David (IEEE, 2017)
    This paper reports on the progress made with our X Marks The Spot (XMTS) system. In XMTS we make a fundamental change to the compositing operation in a desktop manager, storing all text-display events and their related ...
  • Model versus nature: Hydrodynamics in mangrove pneumatophores

    Horstman, Erik M.; Bryan, Karin R.; Mullarney, Julia C.; Pilditch, Conrad A. (2016)
    Water flows through submerged and emergent vegetation control the transport and deposition of sediment in coastal wetlands. Many past studies into the hydrodynamics of vegetation fields have used idealized vegetation mimics, ...
  • A walking stick in one hand and a chainsaw in the other: Patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity

    Signal, Louise; Semper, Kelly; Stairmand, Jeannine; Davies, Cheryl; Millar, Elinor; Dowell, Tony; Lawrenson, Ross; Mangin, Dee; Sarfati, Diana (2017)
    AIMS: Multimorbidity is common, yet there are major gaps in research, particularly among younger and indigenous populations. This research aimed to understand patients’ perspectives of living with multimorbidity. METHODS: ...
  • The Seedling: Students' perceptions of science education-How do our students see their science classes?

    Taylor, Simon (New Zealand Association of Science Educators, 2014)
    What is learning like in Years 9 and 10 science from a student’s viewpoint? What is really going on? Let’s take the opportunity to get up close to their learning world. Dr Simon Taylor’s current research examines the ...
  • The cost-effectiveness of active surveillance compared to watchful waiting and radical prostatectomy for low risk localised prostate cancer

    Lao, Chunhuan; Edlin, Richard; Rouse, Paul; Brown, Charis; Holmes, Michael; Gilling, Peter; Lawrenson, Ross (BioMed Central, 2017)
    Background: Radical prostatectomy is the most common treatment for localised prostate cancer in New Zealand. Active surveillance was introduced to prevent overtreatment and reduce costs while preserving the option of radical ...
  • Thomas William Carr: a Te Aroha storekeeper and speculator

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Thomas William Carr arrived in New Zealand in January 1881 accompanied by his large family and, reportedly, with extensive business experience and a large amount of capital. After first settling at Gisborne he moved to Te ...
  • Rural women’s perspectives of maternity services in the midland region of New Zealand

    Gibbons, Veronique; Lancaster, Gytha; Gosman, Kim; Lawrenson, Ross (2016)
    INTRODUCTION: Rural women face many challenges with regards to maternity services. Many rural primary birthing facilities in New Zealand have closed. The Lead Maternity Carer (LMC) model of maternity care, introduced in ...
  • Methods of a national colorectal cancer cohort study: the PIPER Project

    Firth, Melissa J.; Sharples, Katrina J.; Hinder, Victoria A.; Macapagal, Jerome; Sarfati, Diana; Derret, Sarah L.; Hill, Andrew G.; Brown, Charis; Reid, Papaarangi M.J.; Lawrenson, Ross; Atmore, Carol; Keating, John P.; Jeffery, Mark; Secker, Adrian H.; DeGroot, Charles; Jackson, Christopher G.C.A.; Findlay, Michael P.N. (New Zealand Medical Association, 2016)
    A national study looking at bowel cancer in New Zealand has previously been completed (the PIPER Project). The study included 5,610 patients and collected medical information about how each person was found to have bowel ...
  • Confiscation of Terrorist Funds: Can the EU Be a Useful Model for ASEAN?

    Tofangsaz, Hamed (eScholarship, the University of California, 2017)
    The counter-terrorist financing regime has been developed and diffused rapidly since the 9/11 attacks. The two central components of the regime are criminalization of acts of financing and confiscation of terrorist funds. ...
  • Developing graduate employability skills and attributes: Curriculum enhancement through work-integrated learning

    Rowe, Anna D.; Zegwaard, Karsten E. (2017)
    Work-integrated learning (WIL) is considered a key strategy for promoting graduate employability. Graduate employability is a complex concept, one which has broadened in recent years to encapsulate a diverse range of skills, ...
  • Large-scale automatic species identification

    Mo, Jeff; Frank, Eibe; Vetrova, Varvara (Springer, 2017)
    The crowd-sourced Naturewatch GBIF dataset is used to obtain a species classification dataset containing approximately 1.2 million photos of nearly 20 thousand different species of biological organisms observed in their ...
  • Faulting within the Hamilton Basin: Recent Progress

    Moon, Vicki G.; de Lange, Willem P.; Pittari, Adrian; Spinardi, Francesca; Campbell, Ben; McKay, Aleesha; Robertson, Tom; Cummins, Mike (2017)
    This presentation is an overview of the results since 2015 of our research into active faulting within the Hamilton Basin. The presentation includes the results of: Ongoing reviews of existing data, particularly fromg ...
  • Teaching is political: Introduction

    Earl, Kerry; Swanson, Carrie (Wilf Malcom Institute of Educational Research, 2017)
    Teaching is political. Paul Thomas, Professor of Education, Furman University wrote on his blog (15 February 2017), “Everything involving humans is necessarily political, even and especially teaching and learning.” Thomas ...

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