University of Waikato Research

 

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  • Decolonisation through reconciliation: The role of Pākehā identity

    Amundsen, Diana Leigh (Nga Pae o te Maramatanga, 2018)
    Research indicates that claiming a contemporary identity as Pākehā is being redefined by those individuals who engage closely with Te Ao Māori. This reopens the discussion of the implications for Pākehā researchers who ...
  • Māori child rearing and infant sleep practices

    Jones, Horiana Majorie; Barber, Carol Cornsweet; Nikora, Linda Waimarie; Middlemiss, Wendy (New Zealand Psychological Society, 2017)
    Sleep is important to a healthy lifestyle for parents and children, and having effective ways of putting a child to sleep contributes significantly to mental and physical wellbeing. Cultural groups around the world have ...
  • Setting the agenda? The selective use of statistics in Brazilian media

    Zirker, Daniel; d'Alva, Oscar Arruda (Universidade Estadual do Ceará - Campus Itaperi, 2019)
    This article discusses the apparently selective production of political narratives by major Brazilian newspapers and the use of economic statistics during the period of 2015-2017. ...
  • Simultaneous phase and frequency stepping in Time-of-flight range imaging

    Lickfold, Carl A.; Streeter, Lee; Cree, Michael J.; Scott, Jonathan B. (IEEE, 2019)
    Time-of-flight (ToF) range imaging is an established full-field depth acquisition technology. ToF is prone to several forms of error, notably multi-path interference (MPI). Frequency stepping ToF mitigates these errors, ...
  • Flexibility Analysis of Heat Exchanger Network Retrofit Designs using Monte Carlo Simulation

    Lal, Nathan S.; Atkins, Martin John; Walmsley, Timothy Gordon; Walmsley, Michael R.W.; Neale, James R. (2019)
    The aim of this paper is to use Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) to conduct an analysis of the flexibility and controllability of retrofitted Heat Exchanger Network (HEN) designs. Historical plant data is often uncertain and ...
  • Democracy vs. populism: the transformation of politics in Nigeria?

    Adeakin, Ibikunle; Zirker, Daniel (2017)
    Since the return of electoral democracy to Nigeria in 1999, two of the four elected presidents have been former military dictators who have stressed anti-corruption and national security policies in populist campaigns. As ...
  • Scaling the mountain to principalship in New Zealand: The enablers and barriers in a female principal’s journey

    Mortimer, Samantha; Edwards, Frances (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018)
    This chapter describes the journey to school principalship of a New Zealand woman committed to making a difference for the students with whom she worked. Janet described her journey into and through leadership. She identified ...
  • Transcending the personal and political: Provocations

    Morrison, Michele; Notman, Ross; McNae, Rachel (NZCER Press, 2017)
    Each case study in this book stands alone. The leaders portrayed in these narratives, and the authors who collaborated with them in the re-storying of their lived experience, bring unique worldviews and particular theoretical ...
  • Disabled people's embodied and emotional geographies of (not)belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Morrison, Carey-Ann; Woodbury, Esther; Johnston, Lynda; Longhurst, Robyn (Elsevier, 2020)
    This article addresses embodied and emotional geographies of (not)belonging for disabled people in Aotearoa New Zealand. The concept of ‘embodied belonging’ is used to show that bodies, things, place and space intersect ...
  • Spatial equity and realised access to healthcare - a geospatial analysis of general practitioner enrolments in Waikato, New Zealand

    Whitehead, Jesse; Pearson, Amber L.; Lawrenson, Ross; Atatoa-Carr, Polly (College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, 2019)
    Introduction: Geographic measures of accessibility can quantify inequitable distributions of health care. Although closest distance measures are often used in Aotearoa New Zealand these may not reflect patient use of ...
  • A matter of security, privacy and trust: A study of the principles and values of encryption in New Zealand

    Dizon, Michael; Ko, Ryan K.L.; Rumbles, Wayne; Gonzalez, Patricia; McHugh, Philip; Meehan, Anthony (New Zealand Law Foundation and University of Waikato, 2019)
    Cybersecurity is crucial for ensuring the safety and well-being of the general public, businesses, government, and the country as a whole. New Zealand has a reasonably comprehensive and well-grounded legal regime and ...
  • Māori education as justice and reckoning

    Hemi, Keakaokawai Varner (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Hypothetical musings on what constitutes justice have been taking place at least since the ancient Greek philosopher Plato recorded the above debate between Socrates and Cephalus in Republic circa 380 BCE. Modem philosophical ...
  • Introduction

    van Ommen, Clifford; Groot, Shiloh; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Tassell-Matamua, Natasha (Massey University Press, 2017)
    The concept of the precariat links to situations and experiences of uncertainty, dependency, powerlessness, perilousness and insufficiency. In one sense, precarity refers to the negative consequences for the wellbeing and ...
  • Developing a minimum data set, known as a core outcome set, for future infertility research

    Duffy, J. M. N.; Vercoe, M.; Alahwany, H.; Bhattacharya, S.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Farquharson, R.G.; Franik, S.; Giudice, L.; Khalaf, Y.; Knijnenburg, J.M.L.; Leeviers, B.; Legro, R.S.; Lensen, S.; Martinez-Vazquez, J.M.; Mavrelos, D.; Mol, B.W.; Niederberger, C.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Otter, A.S.; Puscasiu, L.; Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S.; Repping, S.; Simpson, J.L.; Strandell, A.; Strawbridge, C.; Torrance, H.L.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Wilkinson, Y.; Youssef, M.A.; Farquhar, C.M. (2020)
    Background: Complex issues, including a failure to consider the perspectives of people with fertility problems when selecting outcomes, variations in outcome definitions, and outcome reporting bias, make the results of ...
  • Investigating subantarctic ¹⁴C ages of different peat components: site and sample selection for developing robust age models in dynamic landscapes

    Thomas, Zoë; Turney, Chris S.M.; Hogg, Alan G.; Williams, Alan N.; Fogwill, Christopher J. (University of Arizona, 2019)
    Precise radiocarbon (¹⁴C) dating of sedimentary sequences is important for developing robust chronologies of environmental change, but sampling of suitable components can be challenging in highly dynamic landscapes. Here ...
  • Monitoring pre-hospital transport of severely injured patients in the Midland Region of New Zealand.

    Whitehead, Jesse; Roskruge, Matthew James; Tan, Colin; Smith, Alistair; Christey, Grant (New Zealand Medical Asssociation, 2018)
    AIM: Pre-hospital triage strategies aim to identify the type and extent of patient injuries and ensure that they are transferred to the most appropriate trauma centres. Despite the importance of appropriate pre-hospital ...
  • Groundwater-surface water interaction - A Lake-Modeller's conceptual view

    Lehmann, Moritz K. (GNS Science, 2016)
    This article explores the groundwater-surface water interaction from a conceptual point of view.
  • Does virtue ethics allow us to make better judgments of the actions of others?

    van Zyl, Liezl (Springer, 2019)
    Virtue ethics encourages us to judge the actions of others, not merely as right or wrong, but as virtuous (kind, courageous, just, compassionate, etc.) or vicious (cruel, cowardly, unjust, selfish, etc.). In doing so, ...
  • Te Pae Mahutonga and the measurement of community capital in regional Aotearoa New Zealand

    Ryks, John; Kilgour, Jonathan T.; Whitehead, Jesse; Rarere, Moana (New Zealand Demographic Society, 2018)
    Regionally, iwi and hapū have limited influence over structural changes such as population decline, proximity to labour markets and ageing, and to some extent economic cycles. However, there is still considerable value in ...
  • Training and maintaining autonomy-supportive supervisory style in low-skilled occupations

    Yong, Amy; Roche, Maree A.; Sutton, Anna (2019)
    According to self-determination theory, employees' well-being is related to the autonomy-supportive style of a supervisor. However, the effect of supervision style on well-being remains understudied in low-skilled occupations. ...

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