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  • Damping properties and microstructure of magnetorheological composites based on iron sand and natural rubber

    Shuib, Raa Khimi; Pickering, Kim L. (University of Auckland - Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, 2013, 2013)
    Material with high damping capability is desired from the viewpoint of vibration suppression in structures. Rubber is by far the most commonly used material for damping; here damping relies on the energy absorbed due to ...
  • Dance and disability: Embracing difference, tensions and complexities

    Cheesman, Sue (The University of Waikato, 2014)
    In this paper I am particularly interested in unpacking the notion that dancers with a visible disability are both marginalised and hyper-visible. I refer to selected dance examples available on YouTube and consider these ...
  • "Dance has connected me to my voice": the value of reflection in establishing effective dance pedagogy.

    Coe, Dorothy (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2003)
    A variety of teaching pedagogies are used to teach dance which is now a compulsory core subject in the Arts and also taught in physical education. In this paper, I argue for the importance of a learner-centred pedagogy ...
  • Dancer-researchers interpreting themselves: Moving towards an anthropology of contemporary “art" dance

    Barbour, Karen (2006)
    It was in 1984 with a single reading of Kealiinohomoku's seminal text on ballet's ethnicity (1969/70) that I was drawn irresistibly into the field of dance anthropology. This new "cultural framework" for my practice as a ...
  • Dancing Urbanisms [Editorial]

    Hunter, Victoria; Kloetzel, Melanie; Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    The theme of this special edition on ‘Dancing Urbanisms’ seems timely in an era in which over 50 per cent of the world’s populations now live in cities and urban environments (Chen et al. 2018: 4). Increasingly, people ...
  • Dancing with the Shadows of Wellbeing: An Exploration of Participatory Action Research Processes as a Catalyst for Transformation of Staff Wellbeing

    Bentley, Rosemary Diane (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    My abiding concern with human and planetary wellbeing and an emerging interest in the potential of Participatory Action Research as a method of engaging with restorative, life-enhancing ways of being are central to the ...
  • Danger-zone tourism: Emotional performances in Jordan and Palestine

    Buda, Dorina Maria (University of Waikato, 2012)
    This thesis discusses danger-zone tourism in Jordan and Palestine. It explores emotional performances in tourist places of ongoing socio-political conflict. I bring together dark tourism, emotional, affectual and sensuous ...
  • Dangerous liaison or perfect match?: Public relations and social marketing

    McKie, David; Toledano, Margalit (Elsevier, 2008)
    This paper considers a possible match between public relations and social marketing. It positions interchanges between the two as the strongest and most desirable partnership possibility for public relations with any aspect ...
  • Daniel Leahy: a prominent Hauraki prospector and miner

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Dan Leahy’s career was an example of a man devoting his life to prospecting. An Irishman, from 1862 onwards he prospected on several goldfields, first at Coromandel, where he may have been the first to detect gold in Driving ...
  • Daring to build fair and sustainable urban food systems: A case study of alternative food networks in Australia

    Canal Vieira, Leticia; Serrao-Neumann, Silvia; Howes, Michael (Informa UK Limited, 2020)
    Food systems are under pressure from population growth, climate change, resource scarcity and increasing urbanization. Alternative food networks are initiatives related to food provision that operate at a local level and ...
  • Dark clouds on the horizon

    Barbour, Karen (2016)
    In the face of our current political and economic environment, particularly in the context of education, community and arts, dark clouds on our horizon have fast become storms. Storms raining down on us in the South Pacific ...
  • Dark tourism and voyeurism: tourist arrested for “spying” in Iran

    Buda, Dorina Maria; McIntosh, Alison J. (Emerald, 2013)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose voyeurism as one possible lens to analyse the experiential nature of dark tourism in places of socio-political danger, thus expanding psychoanalytic understandings of those ...
  • Darwinism in the gym

    Pope, Clive C.; O’Sullivan, Mary (Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., 2003)
    This study examined the ecology of “free gym” as it occurred in both school lunch hour and after-school community settings. In an effort to understand how urban youth experience sport, an ethnography using multiple methods ...
  • Dastgàh recognition in Iranian music: different features and optimized parameters

    Heydarian, Peyman; Bainbridge, David (ACM Press, 2019)
    In this paper we report on the results of utilizing computational analysis to determine the dastgàh, the mode of music in the Iranian classical art music, using spectrogram and chroma features. We contrast the effectiveness ...
  • Data generation for composite-based structural equation modeling methods

    Schlittgen, Rainer; Sarstedt, Marko; Ringle, Christian M. (Springer, 2020)
    Examining the efficacy of composite-based structural equation modeling (SEM) features prominently in research. However, studies analyzing the efficacy of corresponding estimators usually rely on factor model data. Thereby, ...
  • Data logging and performance analysis software for teachers of indigenous New Zealanders: early results

    Barbour, Robert H.; Ford, Greg; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1992)
    Technology, in the form of personal computers, is making inroads into everyday life in every part of every nation. It is frequently assumed that this is 'a good thing'. However, there is a need for the people in each ...
  • Data maze deciphered

    White, Elizabeth Jayne (APN News and Media, 2010)
    Research in the classroom often means long periods of time hanging out with teachers and children as they go about their everyday work. Waikato University lecturer Jayne White argues the case for units of analysis to refine ...
  • A data mining approach to evaluate suitability of dissolved oxygen sensor observations for lake metabolism analysis

    Muraoka, Kohji; Hanson, Paul C.; Frank, Eibe; Jiang, Meilan; Chiu, Kenneth; Hamilton, David P. (Wiley, 2018)
    Despite rapid growth in continuous monitoring of dissolved oxygen for lake metabolism studies, the current best practice still relies on visual assessment and manual data filtering of sensor observations by experienced ...
  • Data mining as a tool for environmental scientists

    Spate, Jessica; Gibert, Karina; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel; Frank, Eibe; Comas, Joaquim; Athanasiadis, Ioannis; Letcher, Rebecca (International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, 2006)
    Over recent years a huge library of data mining algorithms has been developed to tackle a variety of problems in fields such as medical imaging and network traffic analysis. Many of these techniques are far more flexible ...
  • Data mining challenge problems: any lessons learned?

    Pfahringer, Bernhard (2002)
    When considering the merit of data mining challenges, we need to answer the question of whether the amount of academic outcome justifies the related expense of scarce research time. In this paper I will provide anecdotal ...