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  • Cultural and ethical implications of wearable technology uses

    Miller, Jadon; Head, Mitchell Antony; Owen, Mahonri; Hoskens, Merel Cornelie Janna; König, Jemma Lynette; Bowen, Judy (University of Waikato, 2024-02)
    For Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) practitioners, interacting with people is a fundamental part of our work. When running any kind of user study, it is important to critically consider any ethical or cultural biases that ...
  • Dibbling Machine for ArborGen

    Duke, Mike; McGuinness, Benjamin John (University of Waikato, 2014-01-18)
    ArborGen’s nursery, located in Tokoroa, supplies approximately 6 million seedlings per year to the forestry industry (figure 1). The vast majority of seedlings are Pine Radiata but they also supply Plug Plus and Douglas ...
  • Distribution of silty sediments in the shallow subsurface of the shipping channels of Tauranga Harbour

    de Lange, Willem P.; Moon, Vicki G.; Fox, Beth R.S. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2014-12-10)
    Capital dredging in 1992 encountered some areas of siltier sediments that resulted in the formation of a highly visible plume. Subsequently multibeam and diver observations indicated that there are further areas of sediments ...
  • Dr Willem De Lange - Update Report for Mediation

    de Lange, Willem P. (2017)
    1 The Te Puru Group, involving 5 properties at the southern end of the Te Puru fan-delta, agreed to engage in ‘without prejudice’ discussions with Council. 2 I have previously prepared evidence for the Te Puru Group ...
  • Ecological effects of artificial mixing in Lake Rotoehu

    McBride, Chris G.; Tempero, Grant Wayne; Hamilton, David P.; Cutting, Cutting T.; Muraoka, Kohji; Duggan, Cutting; Gibbs, Max M. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    Lake Rotoehu is a eutrophic, moderately large (795 ha), shallow (mean depth 8.2 m), polymictic lake in the Rotorua/Te Arawa lake district. Land use intensification, water level changes, and nutrient-rich geothermal inflows ...
  • Ecological modelling of water quality management options in Lake Waahi to support Hauanga Kai species: Technical Report

    Allan, Mathew Grant (Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This report describes a numerical modelling approach for Lake Waahi to assess the effects of various future scenarios on water quality attributes known to affect the appearance of the lake’s multiple hauanga kai species ...
  • Ecological monitoring of artificial destratification effects in Lake Rotoehu: 2014-2015

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    Lake Rotoehu is a shallow (mean depth 8 m), polymictic eutrophic lake in the Rotorua lakes district. Catchment land use intensification has contributed to a decline in water quality and persistent cyanobacterial algal ...
  • Ecotoxicological review of alum applications to the Rotorua Lakes

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    The use of alum (aluminium sulphate) has become a recognised technique for the restoration of freshwater systems. When added to water, alum dissociates and dissolved aluminium undergoes a series of hydrolysis reactions ...
  • Ecotoxicological Review of Alum Applications to the Rotorua Lakes: Supplementary Report

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This report is intended to supplement the original 2015 report “Ecotoxicological Review of Alum Applications to the Rotorua Lakes” published as Environmental Institute Report Number 52 by the University of Waikato. A number ...
  • Education outside the classroom in Aotearoa New Zealand - A comprehensive national study: Final Report

    Hill, Allen; North, hris; Cosgriff, Marg; Irwin, David; Boyes, Mike; Watson, Sophie (Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd, 2020)
    Education outside the Classroom (EOTC) has a long and rich history in Aotearoa New Zealand schools (Lynch, 2006), contributing positively to the lives of many young New Zealanders. The purpose of this study was to gain a ...
  • Empirical analysis of Pacific, Māori and ethnic pay gaps in New Zealand

    Cochrane, William; Pacheco, Gail (NZ Work Research Institute, 2022-07)
    A descriptive profile of the four ethnic groups, by gender, is provided to illustrate the heterogeneities across populations in terms of a number of variables grouped into the following categories: individual characteristics, ...
  • Energy Cultures policy briefs

    Stephenson, Janet; Barton, Barry; Carrington, G.; Hopkins, D.; Lavelle, M.J.; Lawson, R.; Rees, D.; Scott, M.; Thorsnes, P.; Walton, S.; Wooliscroft, B. (University of Otago: Centre for Sustainability, 2016)
    Launched in 2012, the Energy Cultures Project is led by the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago and aims to develop knowledge and tools to achieve a sustainable energy transition across New Zealand. The ...
  • Energy cultures: Implication for policymakers

    Barton, Barry; Blackwell, Sally; Carrington, Gerry; Ford, Rebecca; Lawson, Rob; Stephenson, Janet; Thorsnes, Paul; Williams, John (Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago, 2013)
    The Energy Cultures research project (2009-2012) was planned to help inform policy making related to residential energy use and energy efficiency in New Zealand. It sought, in part, to help address the difficulties faced ...
  • Enhancing teaching and learning of primary mathematics through the use of apps

    Calder, Nigel Stuart; Murphy, Carol (2017)
    The report begins with a brief traverse of the associated research field, leading to the specific aims and research design of the project. The outcomes are then discussed, with teacher decisions about their use of apps, ...
  • Environmental cues for koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) spawning aggregations and bottleneck locations near Huntly, New Zealand

    Garrett-Walker, Jeremy (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    Koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) were monitored from August to December 2014 near Huntly, in the north Waikato, to document migratory and spawning behaviour. Monitoring involved a combination of daily water level and temperature ...
  • Evaluating the properties, fate and individual-to-ecosystem level impacts of contrasting microplastics in freshwaters

    McKie, Brendan G.; Kong, Ze Hui; Schmitt, Tobias; Truchy, Amélie; Burdon, Francis J.; Zabalgoitia, Sabrina N. R; Stangl, Martina; Hurley, Rachel; Futter, MN; Bundschuh, Martyn N. (The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 2023-06)
    Microplastic particles (MPs) are fragments, fibres and other shapes derived from plastic polymers in the size range of 1–5 000 μm. Concern about the environmental impacts of MPs and their implications for human wellbeing ...
  • An evaluation of Kaupapa Māori in Psychology at the University of Waikato

    McAllister, Sue; Walsh, Mikaela; Frost, Christine; Clarkson, Rebecca; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Rua, Mohi; Furness, Jane Amanda (Māori & Psychology Research Unit, 2018)
    The University of Waikato’s (UOW) reputation has been built on its unique commitment to Māori aspirations and the educational success of Māori students (The University of Waikato, n.d.-c). Kaupapa Māori has made a significant ...
  • Evaluation of the Hamilton City Council plants for Gullies programme

    Clarkson, Bruce D.; Clarkson, Fiona Marie; Bryan, Catherine Louise (Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, 2012)
    This evaluation found that the Hamilton City Council Plants for Gullies programme is successfully facilitating the restoration and enhancement of Hamilton City gullies by private gully owners. The mean number of native ...
  • Exploring researchers' views on Metrics and research impact: Internal report

    Chivers, Melanie; Howie, Jess; Apiata, Ammon Hāwea; McCallum, Fiona; Smith, Garth Michael Parker; Apete, Kalehi; Cassin, Marissa; Chen, Yilan (The University of Waikato, 2023-09-01)
    Research excellence is a goal that universities and researchers alike strive for, but how do we identify and measure research excellence? Do quantitative metrics demonstrate the impact that researchers are aiming for? This ...
  • Facilitating rafting on the Kaituna River: The effect of manipulating Lake Rotoiti outflow on the function of the Ohau diversion wall

    Jones, Hannah Frances Emily; Hamilton, David P.; Muraoka, Kohji (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2013)
    The University of Waikato was requested by Bay of Plenty Regional Council to quantify the effectiveness of the Ohau diversion wall when controlling the Kaituna River outflow during high and low flows. The Ohau diversion ...