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  • Boonaree, Chommanaad (Tara) (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-29)
    Studies have identified that reading for pleasure (RfP) has a positive influence on reading behaviour and is more important for academic success than family socioeconomic status (SES) (OECD, 2010). RfP can play a significant ...
  • Nicolls, Ceara (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-27)
    Forming rapid and reasonably accurate impressions of other people to determine the potential for threat is a crucial human skill that has evolved over millennia. That said, often these first impressions may be inaccurate ...
  • Brosnahan, Michael (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-20)
    This design research portfolio examines how interior architectural strategies might increase residential density through the adaptive reuse of historic buildings. The research aim is consistent with the Wellington City ...
  • Kumar, Shaneel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-11-13)
    Many cities within developing countries are facing an increased demand for space to work and live as contemporary top-down urbanisation strains to facilitate the rising urban population. Future projections estimate that ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    Employee performance management (PM) has become increasingly popular in the last three decades. It supposedly improves individual attitudes, and then organizational performance. It does this through a continuous process ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    Since enactment of the Employment Contracts Act (ECA) in 1991, for the duration of which the New Zealand Government ceased compiling such data, the Centre for Labour, Employment and Work (formerly Industrial Relations ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    New Zealand women are paid 12% less than men on an hourly basis and, far from improving, the gap is widening (Statistics New Zealand, 2016). Dr Jackie Blue, the Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Commissioner at the Human ...
  • Plimmer, G (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-09-25)
    Unequal pay and sexual harassment are two examples of the persistence of gender inequalities, over 40 years since the emergence of second wave feminism and the passing of Equal Pay legislation. Although many formal and ...
  • Dormer, Rodney; Ward, Sarah (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018-04-23)
    This paper provides an insight into an already very substantial, but increasing, body of literature relating to accountability and public governance. Given the size and diversity of that literature what follows is a summary ...
  • McDonald, Caroline (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    The Cook Islands and Niue are self-governing states in free association with New Zealand. The free association arrangements met United Nations decolonisation requirements. They reflected the needs and wishes of the Cook ...
  • Li, Hanqiao (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Corporate disclosure has attracted the attention of researchers from the accounting and capital markets. Researchers have been trying to better understand how capital markets respond to corporate disclosures. This study ...
  • Burke-Govey, Conor Patrick (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    ZnO nanowires have shown great promise as a semiconducting material for a variety of different electronic applications at the nanoscale, and can be easily synthesised at low temperatures using the hydrothermal growth method. ...
  • Clark, Charles Daniel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Recent biological invasions provide a unique opportunity to examine how species may adapt to novel conditions over relatively short time frames. Introduced species may respond to novel environmental conditions in the new ...
  • McIntyre, Daniel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Gamification is the application of game principals in non-game contexts (i.e. the workplace). With unsatisfactory employee engagement in New Zealand, gamification is proposed as a possible solution in this thesis. ...
  • Fraser, Handayani Putri (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Efforts to remove excess nitrate in the groundwater typically involves expensive ion-exchange membranes or slow reacting bio-reactors. Nano-sized zero valent iron (nZVI) has been used successfully to reduce nitrate into ...
  • Reilly, Rohan Margaret (2018)
    This selected annotated bibliography describes baking cookbooks published in print in New Zealand. A qualitative content analysis investigates how New Zealand baking recipes and cookbooks have evolved, and how our national ...
  • Roberts, Richard (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Motion capture is attractive to visual effects studios because it offers a fast and automatic way to create animation directly from actors' movements. Despite extensive research efforts toward motion capture processing and ...
  • Liang, Yuyu (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    Figure-ground segmentation is a process of separating regions of interest from unimportant backgrounds. It is essential to various applications in computer vi- sion and image processing, e.g. object tracking and image ...
  • Rahman, Ibrahim Mohammad Hussain (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    The human visual attention system (HVA) encompasses a set of interconnected neurological modules that are responsible for analyzing visual stimuli by attending to those regions that are salient. Two contrasting biological ...
  • Bannwarth, Alexandre (Victoria University of Wellington, 2018)
    While digital technologies have vastly facilitated the generation and consumption of cartographic visualisations, the majority still conform to traditional two-dimensional map making guidelines. Consequently, design ...

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