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(2022)The plethora of unverified Covid-19 information circulating on the internet has catalysed into unwarranted health misinformation, disinformation, and rumours. Prior research has indicated that the spread of unverified ...
Effects of environmental changes on population size structure, scope for growth, and physiology of the blackfoot pāua (Haliotis iris) (2022)Ongoing climate change triggers increasing temperature and more frequent extreme events which could limit optimal performance of haliotids, affect their physiology and biochemistry as well as influencing their population ...
Retrofit Solutions for New Zealand Hollow-Core Floors and Investigation of Reliable Diaphragm Load-Paths in Earthquakes (2023)Standard floor diaphragm design relies on compression struts and tension ties within the floor to transfer large forces between lateral load resisting structural elements and stiffen the building during earthquakes. Floors ...
(2022)Cellular structures have a wide variety of applications from impact absorption in packaging to structural sandwich panels in aerospace applications. The mechanical properties that these structures maintain with a vastly ...
Tectonic geomorphology and paleoseismology of the Lake Heron and Torlesse faults, mid-Canterbury, New Zealand. (2022)A number of reverse and strike-slip faults are distributed throughout mid-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand, due to oblique continental collision. There is limited knowledge on fault interaction in the region, despite ...