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  • Global remedies for local needs: Corporate governance and public sector reforms in Fiji

    Sharma, Umesh Prasad; Lawrence, Stewart R. (Emerald, 2009)
    Purpose – This paper aims to extend the literature on public sector reforms in less-developed countries in the Pacific. It seeks to examine the roles of accounting and control systems in the reforming of two public sector ...
  • The Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Holocene Series/Epoch (Quaternary System/Period) in the NGRIP ice core

    Walker, Mike; Johnsen, Sigfus; Rasmussen, Sune Olander; Steffensen, Jørgen-Peder; Popp, Trevor; Gibbard, Philip; Hoek, Wim Z.; Lowe, J. John; Andrews, John; Björck, Svante; Cwynar, Les C.; Hughen, Konrad A.; Kershaw, Peter; Kromer, Bernd; Litt, Thomas; Lowe, David J.; Nakagawa, Takeshi; Newnham, Rewi M.; Schwander, Jakob (International Union of Geological Sciences, 2008-06)
    The Greenland ice core from NorthGRIP (NGRIP) contains a proxy climate record across the Pleistocene– Holocene boundary of unprecedented clarity and resolution. Analysis of an array of physical and chemical parameters ...
  • Global Zero: The new old agenda

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2009)
    The project of abolishing all nuclear weapons has been given fresh impetus but the old questions remain. Having regard to the manifold problems of definition and verification, is 'Global Zero' realistic in a world in which ...
  • Globalisation and the reconstruction of the literate child

    Cawkwell, Gail (University of Waikato, 2002)
    In New Zealand, the turn from the welfare state since 1984 to a global market driven economy in the early mid 1990s has affected the way that primary curriculum documents have been developed and implemented. Those documents, ...
  • Globalisation, Citizenship and the War on Terror (Book Review)

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2008)
    The Editors of this book have put together a collection of post-modern musings by a clique of old-left academics from the University of Hull on the defects of contemporary democratic societies (like their own) and on the ...
  • Globalization and economic geography: the world is curved, not flat

    McCann, P. (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    This paper analyses the argument put that the world is becoming flatter from the perspective of economic geography and spatial economics. In order to do this, we consider the variety of empirical evidence available, much ...
  • The Globalization of English: Its Impact on English Language Education in the Tertiary Education Sector in Taiwan

    Her, Jia-Huey (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    The overall agenda for the research reported here grew out of semi-structured interviews with senior educational managers from a tertiary educational institution in Taiwan. These managers raised a number of issues, including ...
  • Globalization of tephrochronology: new views from Australasia

    Lowe, David J. (Sage, 2008)
    Tephra (or volcanic ash) studies, once confined largely to volcanic lands, have become increasingly practised in countries far removed from areas of active or recent volcanism – and Australia is no exception. At the ...
  • Globalization: Countries, cities and multinationals

    McCann, Philip; Acs, Zoltan J. (2011)
    This paper explores the relationship between the size of a country, the size of its cities, and the importance of economies of scale in the modern era of globalization. In order to do this, it integrates three different ...
  • Glycerol as a cheaper carbon source in bacterial cellulose (BC) production by Gluconacetobacter xylinus DSM46604 in batch fermentation system

    Adnan, Azila; Nair, Giridhar R; Lay, Mark C.; Swan, Janis E.; Umar, Roslan (2015)
    Bacterial cellulose (BC) is a polymer of glucose monomers, which has unique properties including high crystallinity and high strength. It has potential to be used in biomedical applications such as making artificial blood ...
  • GNUsmail: Open framework for on-line email classification

    Carmona-Cejudo, José M.; Baena-García, Manuel; del Campo-Ávila, José; Morales-Bueno, Rafael; Bifet, Albert (IOS Press, 2011)
    Real-time classification of massive email data is a challenging task that presents its own particular difficulties. Since email data presents an important temporal component, several problems arise: emails arrive continuously, ...
  • Going 'walli' and having 'jinni': Exploring Somali expressions of psychological distress and approaches to treatment

    Ryan, Juanita Frances (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    Western researchers conducting studies with Somali refugee participants have identified Somali-specific idioms of psychological distress as well as high rates of Western psychological disorders such as depression and ...
  • Going beyond a mean-field model for the learning cortex: second-order statistics

    Wilson, Marcus T.; Steyn-Ross, Moira L.; Steyn-Ross, D. Alistair; Sleigh, James W. (Springer, 2007)
    Mean-field models of the cortex have been used successfully to interpret the origin of features on the electroencephalogram under situations such as sleep, anesthesia, and seizures. In a mean-field scheme, dynamic changes ...
  • Gold(III) thiosalicylate complexes containing cycloaurated 2-arylpyridine, 2-anilinopyridine and 2-benzylpyridine ligands

    Henderson, William; Nicholson, Brian K.; Faville, Suzanne J.; Fan, Daming; Ranford, John D. (ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA, 2001-08-01)
    Reactions of the gold(III) dichloride complexes [(N_C)AuCl₂] ((N_C)=cycloaurated 2-phenylpyridine, 2-(p-tolyl)pyridine, 2-anilinopyridine or 2-benzylpyridine) with thiosalicylic acid (2-mercaptobenzoic acid, HSC₆H₄CO₂H) ...
  • The golden hill gold mining company

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Formed in 1883 to rework ground at Te Aroha, the Golden Hill Company’s 18 shareholders included several experienced miners. But being under-capitalized and allegedly poorly worked, it was quickly in financial difficulties. ...
  • The Goldsworthy brothers (and James Gribble, a brother-in-law): prominent Hauraki miners

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    This paper gives a basically chronological account of the lives of five prominent miners, all born into mining families. Most began their mining on the Thames field, becoming mine managers and even company directors. Some ...
  • Gonneville's Terra Australis: Too good to be true?

    William, Jennings (Liverpool University Press, 2013)
    This article examines the report of Gonneville's voyage in its apparent historical context of the sixteenth century. It examines maps, events and books associated with discoveries of the time. In all cases, no mention of ...
  • Good data practices for indigenous data sovereignty and governance

    Lovett, Raymond; Lee, Vanessa; Kukutai, Tahu; Cormack, Donna; Rainie, Stephanie; Walker, Jennifer (Institute of Network Cultures, 2019)
    Indigenous Data Sovereignty (IDS) and Indigenous Data Governance (IDG) art terms increasingly being used across community, research, policy and in practice. The IDS movement has emerged in response to poor data practices, ...
  • Good intermediate-rank lattice rules based on the weighted star discrepancy

    Sinescu, Vasile; Joe, Stephen (World Scientific, 2006)
    We study the problem of constructing good intermediate-rank lattice rules in the sense of having a low weighted star discrepancy. The intermediate-rank rules considered here are obtained by “copying” rank-1 lattice rules. ...
  • Good lattice rules based on the general weighted star discrepancy

    Sinescu, Vasile; Joe, Stephen (American Mathematical Society, 2007-04)
    We study the problem of constructing rank- lattice rules which have good bounds on the ``weighted star discrepancy''. Here the non-negative weights are general weights rather than the product weights considered in most ...