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  • Exploring the constitution of environment education as situated, critical processes of learning and change: A collaborative synthesis across diverse regional contexts

    Eames, Chris W.; Sund, Per; Higuchi, Maria Inês Gasparetto; Olivereira, Haydée Torres de; O'Donoghue, Rob (Unesp, USP and Ufscar, 2018)
    This article offers a set of unique vignettes or stories that attempt to illustrate examples of critical approaches to environmental education (EE) in diverse contexts. It draws from the experiences of five environmental ...
  • Australia’s discussion of kava imports reflects lack of cultural understanding

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (2019)
    The Australian government is considering an increase in the amount of kava travellers can bring into the country. The consultation process includes a proposed pilot program to ease restrictions on kava importation for ...
  • Kava and Maaori: New drug fashion or re-engagement with 'kawa'? [Invited presentation]

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (2016)
    It is estimated there are more than 20,000 kava users in New Zealand on an average Friday or Saturday night, with increasing interest and uptake of this indigenous drink by Māori. This presentation argues that some of that ...
  • Māori and kava: New drug fashion or re-engagement with 'kawa'?

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo'; Forde, Jacinta (University of Canterbury, 2019)
    The Pacific “cultural keystone species” (Garibaldi & Turner, 2004, pp.1,5) kava is uniquely linked with notions of mana (spiritual power) and used to infuse efficacy into celebrations and life events. The drink, made from ...
  • Comparing classical criteria for selecting intra-class correlated features in Multimix

    Hunt, Lynette Anne; Basford, Kaye E. (Elsevier, 2016)
    The mixture approach to clustering requires the user to specify both the number of components to be fitted to the model and the form of the component distributions. In the Multimix class of models, the user also has to ...
  • Backyard activisms: Site dance, permaculture and sustainability

    Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    Site dance performance offers creative opportunities for social and environmental activism. Conversely, social and environmental activism is becoming increasingly performative in seeking to evocatively engage a wide range ...
  • Dancing Urbanisms [Editorial]

    Hunter, Victoria; Kloetzel, Melanie; Barbour, Karen (Intellect, 2019)
    The theme of this special edition on ‘Dancing Urbanisms’ seems timely in an era in which over 50 per cent of the world’s populations now live in cities and urban environments (Chen et al. 2018: 4). Increasingly, people ...
  • Improving road safety and health: Understandng kava's impact on driver fitness.

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (2018)
    Kava (Piper methysticum) is a traditional and culturally significant Pacific Island beverage that produces a soporific relaxant effect. Kava’s psychopharmacological action is similar to the anti-anxiety drug Benzodiazepine. ...
  • Professional development needs of the international work-integrated learning community

    Zegwaard, Karsten E.; Johansson, Kristina; Kay, Judie; McRae, Norah; Ferns, Sonia; Hoskyn, Katharine (2019)
    Many governments are expecting higher education institutions to make strong links between the educational offerings and employability while many employers are demanding graduates with prior workplace or community engagement ...
  • Wiggle-match radiocarbon dating of the Taupo eruption

    Hogg, Alan G.; Wilson, Colin J.N.; Lowe, David J.; Turney, Chris S.M.; White, Paul; Lorrey, Andrew M.; Manning, Sturt W.; Palmer, Jonathan G.; Bury, Sarah; Brown, Julie; Southon, John; Petchey, Fiona (Nature Research (part of Springer Nature), 2019)
    The Taupo eruption deposit is an isochronous marker bed that spans much of New Zealand’s North Island and pre-dates human arrival. Holdaway et al. (2018, Nature Comms 9, 4110) propose that the current Taupo eruption date ...
  • Using scratch to facilitate mathematical thinking

    Calder, Nigel Stuart (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2018)
    This article reports on a research project that examined the ways that 10-year-old students, who were using Scratch for coding, engaged with mathematical ideas. Interactive software is emerging that has cross-curricula ...
  • Counting Ourselves: The health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Veale, Jaimie; Byrne, Jack; Tan, Kyle K.H.; Guy, Sam; Yee, Ashe; Nopera, Tāwhanga Mary-Legs; Bentham, Ryan (Transgender Health Research Lab, 2019)
    Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till 30 September 2018. We worked with ...
  • Synthesis, crystal structure, computational analysis and biological properties of 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-3-[2-(2-{2-[3-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-thioureido]-ethoxy}ethoxy)ethyl]-thiourea and its Ni(II) and Cu(II) complexes

    Oyeka, Ebube Evaristus; Asegbeloyin, Jonnie Niyi; Babahan, Ilknur; Eboma, Bernard; Okpareke, Obinna; Lane, Joseph R.; Ibezim, Akachukwu; Bıyık, H. Halil; Törün, Bahadır; Izuogu, David Chukwuma (Elsevier, 2018)
    A new dianionic ligand, 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-3-[2-(2-{2-[3-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-thioureido]-ethoxy}ethoxy)ethyl]-thiourea(CBEDEA), and its Ni(II) and Cu(II) complexes have been synthesized. X-ray single crystal analysis of ...
  • Giving Voice Versus Gatekeeping: Negotiating Complexities in Research Collaborations

    Curtis, Cate (Sage Publications, 2016)
    This paper explores the potential for conflict within research collaborations with particular regard to the ethical principle of respect (as described in the Belmont Report) that individuals should be treated as autonomous ...
  • Editorial

    Martin, Rose; Barbour, Karen (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Welcome to the fourth volume of Dance Research Aotearoa. We are excited to share with you this unique collection of articles that explore topics connected to community dance, social justice and social transformation. The ...
  • Whispering Birds: Site-specific dance, affect and emotion

    Barbour, Karen (Routledge, 2018)
    Researching embodied experiences of affect, feeling and emotion in site-specific dance offers understandings beyond the visual and aesthetic aspects of performance, opening consideration of both the performers’ and audiences’ ...
  • Editorial

    Longley, Alys; Barbour, Karen (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Welcome to Volume 5 of Dance Research Aotearoa. This journal volume collects together research that reflects the participation of scholars in recent academic events held in Aotearoa New Zealand. In particular, a number of ...
  • Protein-Intercalated Bentonite as Nano-Reinforcement in Bloodmeal-Based Bioplastics

    Shamsuddin, Rashid M.; Verbeek, Casparus Johan R.; Lay, Mark C. (Prints Publications, 2015)
    Novatein Thermoplastic Protein (NTP) is a biopolymer produced by modifying bloodmeal to a thermoplastic material, but requires reinforcement to improve mechanical properties. Proteinintercalated calcium (CaBt) and sodium ...
  • De-mythologizing and re-branding of kava as the new ‘world drug’ of choice

    Aporosa, S. 'Apo' (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    What seemed impossible 50 years ago is today becoming a reality as ‘soft drugs’ such as cannabis are being decriminalized and accepted for their calming effects as well as their legitimate medicinal properties. Several ...
  • EAP

    Bruce, Ian (2017)
    EAP is a discipline that is famously needs-driven, centrally focused on meeting the needs of students seeking to study or undertake research in English-medium university contexts. However, a significant lacuna in the ...