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  • 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 ...
  • Firm foundations or castles in sand: The shifting sources of flood risk and the implications for flood governance: An english case study

    White, Iain (Springer, 2014)
    This chapter will provide an overview and analysis of the experiences of flooding in England since the end of the twentieth century with a view to informing debate in other countries. A critical reflection on the events ...
  • Resilience and housing markets: Who is it really for?

    Squires, Graham; White, Iain (Elsevier, 2019)
    Ten years after the Global Financial Crisis, this research examines how resilience theory and rhetoric relating to the economy and housing markets has been translated into policy and practice. The methodology involves a ...
  • A within-country study of biased comparative judgements about the severity of environmental problems

    Milfont, Taciano L.; Thomson, Robert (Leibniz-Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID), 2020)
    The spatial and temporal reach of contemporary environmental problems are unparalleled. Collective efforts to address global environmental problems are required but actions to tackle these problems demand initial recognition ...
  • Effectiveness of a low‐dose mindfulness‐based intervention for alleviating distress in young unemployed adults

    Roemer, Anja; Sutton, Anna; Grimm, Carsten; Medvedev, Oleg N. (Wiley, 2020)
    While the effectiveness of mindfulness‐based interventions (MBIs) with respect to distress has been widely researched, unemployed individuals, who often suffer from high levels of distress, have largely been neglected in ...
  • Sea level rise, homeownership, and residential real estate markets in South Florida

    Fu, Xinyu; Nijman, Jan (Informa UK LimitedTaylor and Francis, 2020)
    This article builds on a small but rapidly growing body of research that seeks to determine the impact of sea level rise on the pricing of residential properties. Through a spatial hedonic regression analysis of real estate ...