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  • Stansfield, John; Masih, Abishhek (Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Community Development, 2015)
    The Community Development Conference 2015 was an effort by the Department of Social Practice at Unitec and Community Development practitioners to bring together practitioners, academics and students to share their knowledge, ...
  • Molyneux, Ngaire (Matauranga Māori Conference : Māori in a Global World, 2013)
    “A great job for every graduate” This is a big promise and this promise is nigh on impossible given the growing number and diversity of students entering the New Zealand education system. In business to make a promise you ...
  • Bradbury, Matthew (7th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design (2012), 2013)
    Waterfronts are a critical site for urban redevelopment in the early 21st century. However many waterfront sites have serious environmental problems, especially the management of contaminated stormwater, which contemporary ...
  • tunnicliffe, craig (Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Community Development, 2015)
    Movies, and perhaps more importantly documentary movies, need to be separated into good documentaries and important documentaries. Citizenfour would then fall squarely in this second category, and require viewing for ...
  • Jeffery, Dawn A.; Stansfield, John (Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Community Development, 2015)
    Organic waste, particularly food waste, has been identified as a significant hazardous component of the waste to landfill stream. The waste represents an economic loss as well as an environmental pollutant, which is digested ...
  • Connor, Helene (Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Community Development, 2015)
    This paper provides an overview of the life and community development work of Whāea Betty Wark (1924-­‐2001). Whāea Betty was a Māori woman who was actively involved with community-­‐based organisations from the 1950s until ...
  • Jeffs, Lindsay (Whanake: The Pacific Journal of Community Development, 2015)
    Community economic development and social enterprise are growing fast across the globe in both developed and developing countries. They are major components of a new economics arising from the failure of traditional ...
  • Chua, Eu Jin (2013 Under Construction Symposium Interstices. Moved: On Atmosphere and Affects., 2013)
    In the study of ancient or pagan thought, the term “elementalism” is sometimes used to refer to the personification of nature’s elements — for example, the belief in the existence of a god of wind or god of fire. Conversely ...
  • Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (3rd International eConference on Computer and Knowledge Engineering (ICCKE 2013), 2013)
    Many software systems would significantly improve performance if they could adapt to the emotional state of the user, for example if e-learning systems, Automatic Teller Machines, ticketing machines and robotic systems ...
  • Donaghey, Sara (21st State History Conference and the Biennial National Conference of the Oral History Association of Australia (OHAA), 2013)
    My research offers an opportunity to explore a more creative and potentially, more fulfilling interview technique which allows participants to fully engage in the interview process. I was also interested in developing a ...
  • Nur-Muhammad, Rizwangul; Dodson, Giles; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Horst, Heather (The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2013, 2013)
    How is social media being used by Uyghurs to facilitate the construction of diasporic identity? What characteristics does the emergent diasporic identity exhibit?
  • Beisembayeva, Dila; Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Kolesova, Elena (The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2013, 2013)
    The internet provides new channels for citizen voices, expression of minority viewpoints, and political mobilisation. In Egypt, Russia, Syria and China, blogs, online forums, Facebook and Twitter already provide citizens ...
  • Kolesova, Elena; Nishino, Ryota (Japanese Studies Association of Australia Conference: Cities, Nature and Landscape: From Nara to the Networked City, 2013)
    History textbooks help us to understand not only the country’s past but its present as well. They contribute towards developing historical memory and identity formation. They equally influence perceptions about other ...
  • Kolesova, Elena (New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA) 2013, 2013)
    What does consumption of East Asian popular culture really mean? What does it tell us, not only about the popular culture itself, but about us as consumers of this culture? How do we understand different popular culture ...
  • The open 
    Austin, Michael (Pacific Spaces and Sacred Buildings Fono #1: Interstices Under Construction Symposium, 2013)
    Recently there has been a renewed interest in Karl Popper’s The Open Society, written during the Second World War in Christchurch. Popper also wrote another major book The Poverty of Historicism, which has been much debated. ...
  • Murphy, Chris; Smith, Brendan (2013 Untec Research Symposium, 2013)
    This research presentation will examine the effectiveness of two educational initiatives carried out in Semester 1 2013 within the Unitec Department of Architecture. 1. Embedding the librarian in the Design Communication ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (History and Theory, 2009)
    The dominant view of twentieth century analytic philosophy has been that all thinking is always in a language; that languages are vehicles of thought. In recent decades, however, the opposite view, that languages merely ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (The Importance of Learning: Liberal Education and Scholarship Perspective Conference, 2013)
    All architecture schools teach architectural history. Courses in architectural history are the required parts of curricula that an architecture programme must have in order to be accredited by the Commonwealth Association ...
  • Hao, Gloria (Auckland Region Accounting Conference, 2013)
    Increasing major environmental pollution incidents in China have turned public attention to corporate social responsibility and environmental accountability. Pollution has been a major problem in China. The lack of corporate ...
  • Ayling, Diana; Finlayson, Patricia (Australasian Law Teachers Association Annual Conference, 2013)
    Lyman Johnson explained the tenuous relationship between business people and the law in his paper, Corporate Law Teachers as Gatekeepers (2009). He draws upon the work of Milton Friedman explaining that ‘executives must ...