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  • The role of NGOs in corporate environmental responsibility practice: evidence from Ethiopia

    Asfaw, Tibebe Sirak; Botes, Vida; Mengesha, Lula G. (Springer, 2017)
    This research explores the role of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) in corporate environmental responsibility practice within the context of a developing country, Ethiopia, and provides a framework that enables NGOs to ...
  • New Zealand secondary technology teachers' perceptions: "technological" or "technical" thinking?

    Reinsfield, Elizabeth; Williams, P. John (Springer, 2018)
    Technology education in the New Zealand context has seen significant change since it’s inception as a technical subject. The changing nature of the subject in New Zealand secondary schools is influenced by some teachers’ ...
  • Effects of a weighted club warm-up on golfing performance and biomechanics

    Wardell, George Leslie (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Increasing financial incentives associated with tournament results in golf has led to players, coaches, and sport scientists researching different methods of enhancing performance, especially for the long game (> 91.44 m ...
  • The role of IT application orchestration capability in improving agility and performance

    Queiroz, Magno; Tallon, Paul P.; Sharma, Rajeev; Coltman, Tim (Elsevier, 2018)
    This paper investigates how IT application orchestration – a dynamic capability encapsulating a firm’s ability to refresh its application portfolio through a process of building, buying, and retiring IT applications – ...
  • Introducing machine learning concepts with WEKA.

    Smith, Tony C.; Frank, Eibe (2016)
    This chapter presents an introduction to data mining with machine learning. It gives an overview of various types of machine learning, along with some examples. It explains how to download, install, and run the WEKA data ...
  • The impact of router outages on the AS-level internet

    Luckie, Matthew John; Beverly, Robert (ACM, 2017)
    We propose and evaluate a new metric for understanding the dependence of the AS-level Internet on individual routers. Whereas prior work uses large volumes of reachability probes to infer outages, we design an efficient ...
  • He Tangata Kei Tua: Guidelines for biobanking with Māori.

    Hudson, Maui; Beaton, Angela; Milne, Moe; Port, Waiora; Russell, Khyla; Smith, Barry; Toki, Valmaine; Uerata, Lynley; Wilcox, Phillip L. (Māori and Indigenous Governance Centre, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Māori ethical frameworks recognise that all research in New Zealand is of interest to Māori and outline community expectations of appropriate behavior in research to deliver the best outcomes for Māori. Research contributes ...
  • Primary care access and foregone care: A survey of transgender adolescents and young adults

    Clark, Beth A.; Veale, Jaimie; Greyson, Devon; Saewyc, Elizabeth M. (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Objective. To examine the issues of primary care access and foregone health care among transgender adolescents and young adults. Methods. This cross-sectional analysis of data from the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey ...
  • The diversity and population genetic structure of Collembola (springtails) in Namib and Antarctic desert environments

    Collins, Gemma Elyse (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    Desert soil invertebrates have limited dispersal opportunities, and isolated populations become increasingly divergent over generational time. There remains a paucity of genetic data available for invertebrates in desert ...
  • A multi-lake comparative analysis of the General Lake Model (GLM): Stress-testing across a global observatory network

    Bruce, Louise C.; Frassl, Marieke A.; Arhonditsis, George B.; Gal, Gideon; Hamilton, David P.; Hanson, Paul C.; Hetherington, Amy L.; Melack, John M.; Read, Jordan S.; Rinke, Karsten; Rigosi, Anna; Trolle, Dennis; Winslow, Luke; Adrian, Rita; Ayala, Ana I.; Bocaniov, Serghei A.; Boehrer, Bertram; Boon, Casper; Brookes, Justin D.; Bueche, Thomas; Busch, Brendan D.; Copetti, Diego; Cortes, Alicia; de Eyto, Elvira; Elliott, J. Alex; Gallina, Nicole; Gilboa, Yael; Guyennon, Nicolas; Huang, Lei; Kerimoglu, Onur; Lenters, John D.; MacIntyre, Sally; Makler-Pick, Vardit; McBride, Chris G.; Moreira, Santiago; Özkundakci, Deniz; Pilotti, Marco; Rueda, Francisco J.; Rusak, James A.; Samal, Nihar R.; Schmid, Martin; Shatwell, Tom; Snorthheim, Craig; Soulignac, Frédéric; Valerio, Giulia; van der Linden, Leon; Vetter, Mark; Vincon-Leite, Brigitte; Wang, Junbo; Weber, Michael; Wickramaratne, Chaturangi; Woolway, R. Iestyn; Yao, Huaxia; Hipsey, Matthew R. (Elsevier, 2018)
    The modelling community has identified challenges for the integration and assessment of lake models due to the diversity of modelling approaches and lakes. In this study, we develop and assess a one-dimensional lake model ...
  • Risk and protective factors for transgender youths' substance use.

    Watson, Ryan J.; Veale, Jaimie; Gordon, Allegra R.; Clark, Beth A.; Saewyc, Elizabeth M. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Research at the intersection of substance use and protective factors among transgender youth is scarce; emerging evidence suggests high risk for substance use for transgender youth. We analyzed data from 323 transgender ...
  • Inferring persistent interdomain congestion

    Dhamdhere, Amogh; Clark, David D.; Gamero-Garrido, Alexander; Luckie, Matthew John; Mok, Ricky K. P.; Akiwate, Gautam; Gogia, Kabir; Bajpai, Vaibhav; Snoeren, Alex C.; claffy, kc (ACM, 2018)
    There is significant interest in the technical and policy communities regarding the extent, scope, and consumer harm of persistent interdomain congestion. We provide empirical grounding for discussions of interdomain ...
  • Kinetic and isotherm studies on adsorption of arsenic using silica based catalytic media

    Aremu, James Oyediji; Lay, Mark C.; Glasgow, Graeme D.E. (Elsevier, 2019)
    This study investigates the removal of arsenic (both As (III) and As (V)) from drinking water using a silica based catalytic media (DMI-65). In this study, BET, FTIR, XRD, SEM and XRF were used to characterize the adsorbent ...
  • Mutualism beyond the "Mutual": The Collective Development of a New Zealand Single Industry Town Hospital

    Hurd, Fiona; Dyer, Suzette L. (Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 2017)
    This paper discusses mutualism and its links to labourism. It is argued that rather than being contradictory, mutualism is incorporated into union activities in a range of ways beyond formal mutual and cooperative institutions, ...
  • Overseas social work placements: Can a well-designed workflow contribute to the success of an overseas placement?

    Henley, Lee; Lowe, Simon; Munro, Claudia (University of Otago Library, 2019)
    This article reflects on the importance of workflow design for students completing field education as part of a social work degree. Specifically, this article examines this in the context of an Aotearoa New Zealand social ...
  • Sediment deposition in the central Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand

    Boxberg, Florian; Blossier, Brice; de Lange, Willem P.; Fox, Bethany; Hebbeln, Dierk (Springer, 2019)
    Based on the analysis of 14 short sediment cores, we present new insights into the distribution of surficial sediments in the central Hauraki Gulf, a semi-enclosed coastal embayment on the northeast coast of New Zealand’s ...
  • Editorial

    Shieff, Sarah (School of Arts, University of Waikato, 2011)
    This issue also presents new work from an unusual quarter, and in an unusual genre for JNZL. Ian Wedde's memoir 'A Little Bit Prickly...' was presented as the 9th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture at the University ...
  • Māori women’s perspectives of leadership and wellbeing

    Ruru, Stacey Mariu; Roche, Maree A.; Waitoki, Waikaremoana (Te Rau Matatini, 2017)
    Within Aotearoa, New Zealand, Māori women are engaged in leadership roles in community and professional workplace settings, however little is known about how they maintain their wellbeing. This research sought to unravel ...
  • Impact of the Ruakura Inland Port on the Golden Triangle - a system dynamics simulation study

    Kuo, Kuan-Yu (Jessica) (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    The Ruakura Inland Port, a project developed in anticipation of the increasing freight flows in the future, is an inland port that is expected to add an additional one million TEUs per annum to the Golden Triangle’s freight ...
  • Learning engineering through the Flipped Classroom Approach- students' perspectives

    Fox-Turnbull, Wendy Helen; Docherty, Paul; Zaka, Pinelopi (The Design and Technology Association, 2018)
    A flipped classroom approach consists of two distinct parts: direct on- line instruction in the students’ own time and at their own pace, and interactive group lea rning and problem - solving activities in scheduled classes. ...