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  • The upper limits of enzyme thermal stability

    Daniel, Roy M. (Elsevier, 1996)
    Some enzymes, such as those from extreme thermophiles, have significant half-lives above 100°C. The differences in structure and function between these very stable and less stable enzymes are relatively small and are ...
  • Upsetting Geographies: Sacred Spaces of Matata

    Brown, Keri Aroha Michelle (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    My research focuses on the emotional experience of the unearthing of ancestral bones for local Māori of Matata. The coastal town of Matata in the Eastern Bay of Plenty provides a central case study location as it is a town ...
  • Uptake of iron and its effect on grain refinement of pure magnesium by zirconium

    Cao, Peng; Qian, Ma; StJohn, David H.; Frost, M.T. (Maney Publishing, 2004-05)
    The uptake of iron by molten magnesium from uncoated new mild steel crucibles at temperatures 680°C, 730°C, and 780°C has been investigated. It was shown that the uptake of iron was sluggish at 680°C and the use of 0.05% ...
  • Uptake of ΣDDT, arsenic, cadmium, copper, and lead by lettuce and radish grown in contaminated horticultural soils

    Gaw, Sally K.; Kim, Nicholas D.; Northcoot, G. L.; Wilkins, Alistair L.; Robinson, Gavin (American Chemical Society, 2008)
    Horticultural soils can contain elevated concentrations of selected trace elements and organochlorine pesticides as a result of long-term use of agrichemicals and soil amendments. A glasshouse study was undertaken to assess ...
  • Uputaua approach: researching Samoan communities.

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (Health Research Council New Zealand, 2013)
    The increasing needs of the Pasifika population in New Zealand, continues to provide researchers and health professionals with the challenge of developing culturally sensitive approaches, which can assess their health and ...
  • Uputaua: A therapeutic approach to researching Samoan communities.

    Seiuli, Byron Malaela Sotiata (The Australian Psychological Society, 2012)
    The predicted future growth of the Pasifika population in New Zealand renders attention to the ongoing development of culturally sensitive approaches to health research, particularly those that are therapeutically anchored. ...
  • Urban Māori Whānau Connection / Re Connection to Cultural Confidence Via Wānanga

    Maihi, Bonnie Teaomihi (University of Waikato, 2016)
    The purpose of this research is to explore and interrogate dynamics involved with positive health and transformation of urban Māori whānau and the challenges of pursuing this using the medium of wānanga. The research ...
  • Urban outdoor water use and response to drought assessed through mobile energy balance and vegetation greenness measurements

    Liang, Liyin L.; Anderson, R.G.; Shiflett, S.A.; Jenerette, G.D. (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2017-08-01)
    Urban vegetation provides many highly valued ecosystem services but also requires extensive urban water resources. Increasingly, cities are experiencing water limitations and managing outdoor urban water use is an important ...
  • Urban planning provides potential for lake restoration through catchment re-vegetation

    Duggan, Ian C. (Elsevier, 2012)
    Encroachment of urban areas into forest and farmland is typically considered to have detrimental effects on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Most restoration strategies for lakes affected by urban development represent ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Urewera notebook by Katherine Mansfield [Book Review]

    Houlahan, Mark (Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies, 2016)
    This article reviews the book "The Urewera Notebook by Katherine Mansfield", edited by Anna Plumridge.
  • Urgent need for protection of New Zealand’s coastal landscape

    Healy, Terry R. (2003)
    Alarm bells for protection of coastal landscape should be well and truly ringing! This is exemplified by the great rush toward “life-style block” subdivision of large coastal tracts (simply glance at the “NZ Herald” Real ...
  • US Park recreation values (1968-2003): A review of the literature

    Kaval, Pamela (Department of Economics, University of Waikato, 2006-09)
    The results of outdoor recreation consumer surplus studies for national parks, national forests, state parks and state forests in the United States from 1968 through 2003 are compared and analyzed across activity type, ...
  • US union revival, minority unionism and inter-union conflict

    Harcourt, Mark; Lam, Helen; Wood, Geoffrey (Sage, 2013)
    One option for reversing US union decline, requiring no legislative change, would involve re-legitimizing non-majority or minority union representation, allowing unions to organize without running the gauntlet of union ...
  • Usability and open source software.

    Nichols, David M.; Twidale, Michael B. (University of Waikato, 2002-12-01)
    Open source communities have successfully developed many pieces of software although most computer users only use proprietary applications. The usability of open source software is often regarded as one reason for this ...
  • Usability and open-source software development

    Nichols, David M.; Thomson, Kirsten; Yeates, Stuart Andrew (ACM SIGCHI NZ, 2001)
    Open-source is becoming an increasingly popular software development method. This paper reports a usability study of the open-source Greenstone Digital Library collection-building software. The problems highlighted by the ...
  • Usability discussions in open source development

    Nichols, David M.; Twidale, Michael B. (Department of Computer Science, 2004-01-01)
    The public nature of discussion in open source projects provides a valuable resource for understanding the mechanisms of open source software development. In this paper we explore how open source projects address issues ...
  • Usability in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Apperley, Mark; Nichols, David M. (Springer, 2011)
    This chapter presents an overview of usability in Aotearoa/New Zealand, from the academic and industrial perspectives. It contains a brief description of the country and focuses on the development of HCI and its characteristics ...
  • Usability of Greenstone's ‘Librarian’ to create and maintain a digital library: The case of senior users

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bennett, Erin Kay (Wiley Online Library, 2011)
    While Greenstone is a versatile tool for creating and managing digital collections, its interface is not well suited for senior users. As we age, our usability requirements for software change; the mismatch between interfaces ...
  • The usability of open source software

    Nichols, David M.; Twidale, Michael B. (2003-01)
    Open source communities have successfully developed a great deal of software although most computer users only use proprietary applications. The usability of open source software is often regarded as one reason for this ...