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  • La prise de Cayenne en 1664 : une nouvelle perspective

    Jennings, William (2019)
    Résumé La conquête de Cayenne en 1664 marque les prémisses de la politique coloniale de Louis XIV. L’événement est pourtant mal connu, faute de sources primaires fiables, cependant le témoignage inédit du notaire de ...
  • Reproducing the general through the local: Lessons from poverty research

    Hodgetts, Darrin; Stolte, Ottilie; King, Pita; Groot, Shiloh (Springer International Publishing, 2019)
    Central to research into the conduct of everyday life are issues of generalisation. This chapter focuses on three interrelated forms or manifestations of generalisation, which invoke issues around how macro-level structures ...
  • En la periferia de la textualidad literaria: la tecnopoesía. [On the margins of literary textuality: Technopoetry].

    Lopez-Fernandez, Laura (Universidad Nacional del Mar del Plata, Argentina, 2019)
    La poesía experimental produce modos de conocimiento que difieren de las cartografías convencionales de representación y a su vez requieren modos de lectura alternativos. En este estudio se exploran tecnotextos de dos ...
  • Introduction

    Houlahan, Mark (Waikato Press, 2019)
    When Dr Johnson, the 18• century critic, was asked to describe the quality of the poets from Pembroke College, Oxford (where the great doctor was briefly an undergraduate); he proudly said: "Sir, we are a nest of singing ...
  • Behavior support strategies in Singapore preschools: Practices and outcomes

    Lau, Lily H.S.; Moore, Dennis W.; Anderson, Angelika (Sage Publications Inc, 2019)
    This study evaluated teachers’ use of universal Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support (PW-PBS) practices at a class-wide level, the rate of disruptive behavior, and the level of academic engagement in Singapore preschool ...
  • University of Waikato campus climate initial findings: Experiences of gender, sex, and sexuality diverse staff and students

    Brown, Juliana (University of Waikato, 2020)
    Heterosexual and cisgender people have been considered the norm in universities worldwide, and in Aotearoa/New Zealand. In contrast, gender, sex, and sexuality diverse (GSSD) people are often treated as different, or not ...
  • Black inks give way to BLUE links

    McLeay, Colin (Teaching Development Unit, University of Waikato, 2015)
    A recent e-mail from the Teaching Development Unit reminded me of one of the reasons why I am a fan of the online evaluation system - BLUE. I could select the standard evaluation form or even personalise it through a few ...
  • Speech intonation induces enhanced face perception in infants

    Sirri, Louah; Linnert, Szilvia; Reid, Vincent; Parise, Eugenio (Springer Nature, 2020)
    Infants' preference for faces with direct compared to averted eye gaze, and for infant-directed over adult-directed speech, reflects early sensitivity to social communication. Here, we studied whether infant-directed speech ...
  • Culture is our business: Issues and challenges for forensic and correctional psychologists

    Tamatea, Armon J. (Taylor & Francis LTD, 2017)
    Psychology has made significant advances in the development of more empirical, standardized, and consistent approaches to the prediction, assessment, and treatment of offending behaviour. However, crime occurs in a cultural ...
  • Mana motuhake ā-raraunga: datafication and social science research in Aotearoa

    Kukutai, Tahu; Cormack, Donna (Routledge, 2019)
    Social practices, interactions and relations are increasingly being turned into data, driven by technologies that enable new methods of data accumulation, digitisation, integration and manipulation (Taylor and Broeders ...
  • Top ten priorities for future infertility research

    Duffy, James M. N.; Wilkinson, J.; Lensen, S.; Vercoe, M.; Bofill, M.; Bhattacharya, S.; Bhattacharya, S.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Farquharson, R.G.; Franik, S.; Hickey, M.; Hull, L.; Nagels, H.; Johnson, N.P.; Jordon, V.; Khalaf, Y.; Knynenburg, J.; Legro, R.S.; Mol, B.W.; Sadler, L.; Otter, A.S.; Mavrelos, D.; Niederberger, C.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Puscasiu, L.; Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S.; Repping, S.; Stewart, J.; Strandell, A.; Strawbridge, C.; Showell, M.; Torrance, H.L.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Youssef, M.A.; Farquhar, C.M. (2020-01-09)
    Introduction: Despite the escalation in research activity and an exponential rise in published papers, many of the fundamental questions about the treatment of infertility remain. This is a barrier to improving the care ...
  • Building diverse, inclusive and resilient communities to increase well-being and quality of life

    Mackness, Kate (2020)
    Building diverse, inclusive and resilient communities to increase well-being and quality of life Exploring the relationship between migrants, existing residents and cities and understanding the dynamics and complexity of ...
  • Management of patients with early stage lung cancer - why do some patients not receive treatment with curative intent?

    Lawrenson, Ross; Lao, Chunhuan; Brown, Leonie; Moosa, Lucia; Chepulis, Lynne; Keenan, Rawiri; Kidd, Jacquie; Middleton, Karen; Conaglen, Paul; de Groot, Charles; Aitken, Denise; Wong, Janice (2020)
    BACKGROUNDS: This study aims to understand the factors that influence whether patients receive potentially curative treatment for early stage lung cancer. A key question was whether indigenous Māori patients were less ...
  • Climate Change: Where we live, how we live, and how we plan for it

    White, Iain (2019)
    This presentation discusses that combating climate change required long-term, intergenerational planning, and political will.
  • Behavior change techniques incorporated in fitness trackers: content analysis

    Chia, Gladys Lai Cheng; Anderson, Angelika; McLean, Louise Anne (JMIR Publications, INC, 2019)
    Background: The use of fitness trackers as tools of self-management to promote physical activity is increasing. However, the content of fitness trackers remains unexplored. Objective: The aim of this study was to use ...
  • William Morris Newsham: a prospector and miner in the Te Aroha district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    New Zealand-born William Morris Newsham fought against Maori without suffering any mishaps, but when aged 35 had the most perilous experience of his life. When assisting to survey a potential railway line in the King ...
  • Two Roycroft brothers and two of their brothers-in-law, all miners at Te Aroha

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    James and William Roycroft commenced their mining careers at Thames, where they were notable athletes, especially James. But James also became notable for being accused of theft, violence, and excessive drinking. Both men ...
  • Introduction

    Zirker, Daniel (Lexington Books, 2015)
    The "Third Wave of Democracy" has had a decidedly mixed impact on the world's military establishments. An increasing appearance of "tribal behavior" and social isolation of military institutions in a post-conscription era, ...
  • Um Olhar Estrangeiro sobre Segurança e Securitização na Amazônia (A foreigner’s reflections on securitization and security projects in Amazonia)

    Zirker, Daniel (Federal University of Pernambuco, 2015)
    A "securitização" brasileira da sua região amazônica é desconcertante, por vezes, para observadores estrangeiros. Relaciona-se com o surgimento de uma variada gama de possíveis ameaças à segurança no novo contexto global, ...
  • Conclusion

    Zirker, Daniel (Lexington Books (an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.), 2015)
    Two critical points are highlighted in this examination of what we have chosen to call "quasi-ethnic identities" in military establishments: First, that although the emergence of this phenomenon has been, at best, gradual ...

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