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Implementing consumer health research: Empirical results leading to social innovation in New Zealand
Health research is often regarded as fragmented, competitive and highly specialized. However, there is often little effective communication and consultation between producers of health research and end users. Given this, ...
The Paradoxes of Leading Community Engagement
(Conservation Inc Conference, 2013)
We bring to community conservation a wonderful, essential passion for 'what' we want to achieve. This presentation invites us to pause and consider 'how' we lead in this space of community-based engagement around ...
The role of emotions on people's behaviour in emergencies
It is argued that positive emotions are likely to broaden people’s sense of options and to encourage them to consider various solutions while negative emotions are likely to narrow people’s focus and to restrict their sense ...
Reviewing Palliative Care Services: One Boring Story!
While undertaking an in-depth ethnographic research project to fulfill the reqiuirements of a PhD, I met a woman who I call Joan. Joan and seven other people with life limiting diagnoses became my research participants ...
New Zealand Deaf Mental Health: A risk to life
What are the existing deaf mental health and addiction services, the gaps and a proposed service model (Nationally Coordinated Deaf Mental Health and Addiction Service) developed by the Coalition of Deaf Mental Health ...
Difference and Diversity as a Resource for Learning
Transcultural Social Practice at Unitec. The course attracts social practitioners from a range of professional and cultural backgrounds, affinities, personalities and experiences. This diversity is ultilised as a main asset ...
The role of emotions on people's behaviour in emergencies: Quantitative analysis
People with positive emotions can: fail to take a precautionary approach underestimate the probability of risks overestimate their likelihood of achieving desired outcomes.