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  • Hā Ora: Reflecting on a Kaupapa Māori community engaged co-design approach to lung cancer research

    Kidd, Jacquie; Cassim, Shemana; Rolleston, Anna; Keenan, Rawiri; Lawrenson, Ross; Sheridan, Nicolette; Warbrick, Isaac; Ngaheu, Janette; Hokowhitu, Brendan (University of Toronto Libraries - UOTL, 2021)
    Co-designed research is gaining prominence within the health care space. Community engagement is a key premise of co-design and is also particularly vital when carrying out kaupapa Māori research. Kaupapa Māori describes ...
  • Harry Kenrick: the first warden of the Te Aroha mining district

    Hart, Philip (Historical Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Because of his improvident father, Harry Kenrick left England for the Victorian goldfields before moving to the South Island of New Zealand. In 1865, he settled in the West Coast to begin a lifetime career of working for ...
  • Hā Ora: secondary care barriers and enablers to early diagnosis of lung cancer for Māori communities.

    Kidd, Jacquie; Cassim, Shemana; Rolleston, Anna; Chepulis, Lynne Merran; Hokowhitu, Brendan; Keenan, Rawiri; Wong, Janice; Firth, Melissa; Middleton, Karen; Aitken, Denise; Lawrenson, Ross (2021)
    BACKGROUND: Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Aotearoa New Zealand. Māori communities in particular have higher incidence and mortality rates from Lung Cancer. Diagnosis of lung cancer at an early stage ...
  • ‘The only place of amusement where a happy evening may be spent’: The Lydia Howarde Troupe

    Moffat, Kirstine (2019)
    I aim today to bring you face to face with a name, a person, you might never have heard of – Lydia Howarde. Through Lydia Howarde and her theatrical Troupe I hope to challenge some of the perceptions you may have of the ...
  • Managed retreats by whom and how? Identifying and delineating governance modalities

    Hanna, Christina Jane; White, Iain; Glavovic, Bruce C. (Elsevier BV, 2021)
    Managed retreat has become a compelling policy imperative as climate change exacerbates socio-natural hazard risks and imminent harm looms for exposed communities. Retreats may be initiated over different times and scales ...
  • The prospects of primitivism

    Wyatt, Jeremy (2020)
    Primitivist theories of truth date back at least to the origins of analytic philosophy, being defended by Moore, Russell, and Frege. A number of contemporary philosophers have also defended primitivist truth theories, with ...
  • Māori, census 2018 and data sovereignty

    Kukutai, Tahu (2019)
    This webinar explores the issues with the 2018 Census data collection and examines what the implications could be for communities and funding. See below to read some relevant articles prior to the webinar. Our presenters ...
  • Academic spotlight: Reuben Steff talks big power politics

    Steff, Reuben (2020)
    Dr Reuben Steff bemoans the absence of robust debate in New Zealand on foreign policy issues and the lack of investment in local research and strategic supply chains. He talks exclusively to Line of Defence.
  • Developing a core outcome set for future infertility research: an international consensus development study

    Duffy, J.M.N.; AlAhwany, H.; Bhattacharya, S.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Farquharson, R.G.; Franik, S,; Giudice, L.C.; Khalaf, Y.; Knijnenburg, J.M.L.; Leeners, B.; Legro, R.S.; Lensen, S.; Vazquez-Niebla, J.C.; Mavrelos, D.; Mol, B.W.; Niederberger, C.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Otter, A.S.; Puscasiu, L.; Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S.; Repping, S.; Sarris, I.; Simpson, J.L.; Strandell, A.; Strawbridge, C.; Torrance, H.L.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vercoe, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Wilkinson, J.; Youssef, M.A.; Farquhar, C.M.; Core Outcome Measure for Infertility Trials (COMMIT) initiative (Oxford University Press, 2020)
    STUDY QUESTION: Can a core outcome set to standardize outcome selection, collection and reporting across future infertility research be developed? SUMMARY ANSWER: A minimum data set, known as a core outcome set, has been ...
  • Using SmartQuit®, an acceptance and commitment therapy smartphone application, to reduce smoking intake.

    Singh, Satvir; Starkey, Nicola J.; Sargisson, Rebecca J. (2017)
    Objective: SmartQuit® is a smartphone application (app) for smoking cessation based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a behavioural therapy that encourages individuals to accept internal experiences, such as cravings ...
  • “Just wrong”, “disgusting”, “grotesque”: How to deal with public rejection of new potentially life-saving technologies

    Weijers, Dan M. (Routledge, 2021)
    This chapter begins by explaining how PAM was supposed to work and how public expressions of moral repugnance led to the project being shut down. It then introduces and explains the psychology of moral repugnance and ...
  • 'Look up here, I'm in heaven': how visual and performance artist David Jones called attention to his physical death

    Schott, Gareth (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
    Death constitutes an end to consciousness for the departed, while for the living it represents an event out there in a world of objects. The memory of David Bowie as a celebrity was certain to live on via documented images, ...
  • Political inclusion as a means of generating Justice for children

    Munn, Nicholas (University of Minho, 2020)
    I argue that the position of children can be improved by ensuring them political representation, through inclusion in democratic processes. Embedding children as equal participants in democratic processes is likely to ...
  • Network analysis of mindfulness facets, affect, compassion, and distress.

    Medvedev, Oleg N.; Cervin, Matti; Barcaccia, Barbara; Siegert, Richard J.; Roemer, Anja; Krägeloh, Christian U. (Springer, 2020)
    Objectives: Mindfulness, positive affect, and compassion may protect against psychological distress but there is lack of understanding about the ways in which these factors are linked to mental health. Network analysis is ...
  • A systematic review of approaches for modelling current and future impacts of extreme rainfall events using green infrastructure

    Reu Junqueira, Juliana; Serrao-Neunamm, Silvia; White, Iain (2020)
    A range of modelling approaches has been developed to assess how green infrastructure could mitigate the effects of extreme rainfall events. This paper seeks to develop this agenda by reviewing how these modelling approaches ...
  • Standardizing definitions and reporting guidelines for the infertility core outcome set: an international consensus development study†  ‡.

    Duffy, J.M.N.; Bhattacharya, S.; Bhattacharya, S.; Bofill, M.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Giudice, L.C.; Farquharson, R.G.; Franik, S.; Hickey, M.; Hull, M.L.; Jordan, V.; Khalaf, Y.; Legro, R.S.; Lensen, S.; Mavrelos, D.; Mol, B.W.; Niederberger, C.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Puscasiu, L.; Repping, S.; Sarris, I.; Showell, M.; Strandell, A.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vercoe, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Wilkinson, J.; Youssef, M.A.; Farquhar, C.M.; Core Outcome Measure for Infertility Trials (COMMIT) initiative (2020)
    STUDY QUESTION: Can consensus definitions for the core outcome set for infertility be identified in order to recommend a standardized approach to reporting? SUMMARY ANSWER: Consensus definitions for individual core ...
  • Top 10 priorities for future infertility research: an international consensus development study†  ‡.

    Duffy, J.M.N.; Adamson, G.D.; Benson, E.; Bhattacharya, S.; Bhattacharya, S.; Bofill, M.; Brian, K.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Farquharson, R.G.; Fincham, A.; Franik, S.; Giudice, L.C.; Glanville, E.; Hickey, M.; Horne, A.W.; Hull, M.L.; Johnson, N.P.; Jordan, V.; Khalaf, Y.; Knijnenburg, J.M.L.; Legro, R.S.; Lensen, S.; MacKenzie, J.; Mavrelos, D.; Mol, B.W.; Morbeck, D.E.; Nagels, H.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Niederberger, C.; Otter, A.S.; Puscasiu, L.; Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S.; Sadler, L.; Sarris, I.; Showell, M.; Stewart, J.; Strandell, A.; Strawbridge, C.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vercoe, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Wilkinson, J.; Wong, K.; Wong, T.Y.; Farquhar, C.M.; Priority Setting Partnership for Infertility (2020-11-30)
    STUDY QUESTION: Can the priorities for future research in infertility be identified? SUMMARY ANSWER: The top 10 research priorities for the four areas of male infertility, female and unexplained infertility, medically ...
  • Reducing our prison population: Past failures and new approaches

    Tauri, Juan Marcellus (Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library, 2019)
    Earlier this year the Minister of Justice, Andrew Little announced the latest in a long line of reviews, taxpayer-funded summits and inter-agency, ‘wholeof-government’ projects stretching back to the late-1980s, all aimed ...
  • Is it about a typewriter? Brian O’Nolan and technologies of inscription

    Long, Maebh (2020)
    This article brings Friedrich Kittler’s media determinism to bear on a selection of works from Brian O’Nolan’s oeuvre. It briefly examines Myles na gCopaleen’s play with posthuman hybrids in Cruiskeen Lawn, seeing his ...
  • A framework for estimating crime location choice based on awareness space

    Curtis-Ham, Sophie; Bernasco, Wim; Medvedev, Oleg N.; Polaschek, Devon (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020)
    This paper extends Crime Pattern Theory, proposing a theoretical framework which aims to explain how offenders’ previous routine activity locations influence their future offence locations. The framework draws on studies ...

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