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  • 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
  • Physical volcanology of Red Crater, Tongariro

    Bardsley, Candice Joy (University of Waikato, 2004)
    The Tongariro Volcanic Centre (TVC) is New Zealand's most recently active volcanic centre and comprises two large active andesitic cones, Ruapehu and Tongariro. Tongariro is a dominantly andesitic cone complex, yet located ...
  • 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 ...
  • River Mouth Processes and Morphodynamics on a Mixed Sand-Gravel Beach

    Paterson, Adam Karl (University of Waikato, 2000)
    Where the Ashburton river meets the sea it is impounded by a mixed sand-gravel barrier, formed through littoral transport of sediment, causing a lagoon to form, locally referred to as hapua. From the hapua, discharge to ...
  • '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 ...
  • Causes of diurnal ground movements at Omokoroa, New Zealand

    Manderson, Tyler Peter (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This study investigated processes acting on the Bramley Drive Landslide, located on the Omokoroa Peninsula. The landslide, first failed in 1979, and has become an important field site for assessing the processes affecting ...
  • The Food Sovereignty Challenge to the Corporate Food Regime: Food for Thought

    Howard, Darelle Jane (University of Waikato, 2017)
    This thesis forms part of an ongoing project working with Neilson (2012; Neilson & Stubbs, 2016) towards a revised version of regulation theory that is still a workin-progress. I have struggled towards a conceptual framework ...