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    • Outdoor environmental supportiveness and older people’s quality of life: a personal projects approach 

      Curl A; Ward Thompson C; Alves S; Aspinall P (2016)
      We present an approach to exploring the role of environmental supportiveness in contributing to older people's quality of life (QoL), based on Little's ecological model (2010) in which individual and situational factors ...
    • Outdoor Falls Survey Summary of Results 

      Curl, Angela (2019)
      Around a third of people aged over 65 fall over every year, impacting on health, lifestyles and daily mobilities. Existing research demonstrates relationships between the built environment, physical activity and health, ...
    • Outer boundary of the expanding cosmos: Discrete fields and implications for the holographic principle 

      Pons, D.J.; Pons, A.J. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2013)
      A physical interpretation of the holographic principle is derived, using a specific non-local hidden-variable theory called the Cordus conjecture. We start by developing an explanation for the vacuum, and differentiate ...
    • Outer Space, Inner Antarctica 

      Rush, Caitriona (University of Canterbury, 2003)
      Antarctica, with its extreme environment, has long been used as a terrestrial analogue for other places in our universe. Areas such as Lake Vostok and the Dry Valleys for example are considered similar, in some respects, ...
    • An outline history of the Salvation Army in New Zealand 

      Bradwell, Cyril R. (University of Canterbury. History, 1950)
      The historian taking as a subject for investigation the Salvation Army in New Zealand has an almost virgin field in which to work, but one that presents certain peculiar difficulties. The search for primary sources of ...
    • Outputs and Performance Measures: A Case Study of Two New Zealand Public Sector Organisations 

      Phang, Meaw-Fong (University of Canterbury. Accountancy, Finance and Information Systems, 2006)
      Measuring performance is a necessary management practice if action is to result in desired outcomes. An important objective of the New Zealand public sector reforms that started in the late 1980s, was to focus the attention ...
    • The Ouvéa Factor: Who Cares about Political Independence in New Caledonia? 

      Small, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1999)
      In the early eighties, it was the chosen setting for a film called 'The Closest Island to Paradise'. In the mid-eighties, the yacht used by the French commandos who blew up the Rainbow Warrior carried its name. In the late ...
    • oVEMPs and cVEMPs in patients with "clinically certain" Ménière’s Disease 

      McElhinney, S.A.; O'Beirne, G.A.; Lin, E.; Hornibrook, J. (University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2010)
      As you’re all aware, interest in the cervical VEMPs was revived by Colebatch and Halmagyi in the early 1990s. Stimulation of the saccule with a loud acoustic stimulus causes a transient inhibition of the ipsilateral ...
    • Over-Competitiveness in Academia: A Literature Review 

      Carson, L.; Bartneck, C.; Voges, K. (University of Canterbury. Human Interface Technology LaboratoryUniversity of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2013)
      This study focuses on the negative effects of the highly competitive academic environment. We summarized the literature on what consequences an over-competitive system has on the people involved and on the productivity of ...
    • Overcoming barriers to ethical clothing consumption: a conjoint analysis approach 

      Read, Julia (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      In recent years, especially with the rise of fast fashion, the unsustainable and unethical nature of the clothing industry has come to light. Despite many consumers expressing concern and an intention to avoid unethical ...
    • Overfishing and by catch 

      Nicholls, Jill (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      For more than fifty years northern commercial fisheries have been plagued by the depletion of fish stocks in all the major oceans. Recovery is sometimes slow and at other times cannot take place at all due to a number of ...
    • Overseas Alms Dealers Target New Zealand Market 

      Small, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1991)
      Just when you thought there were too many agencies competing for the overseas aid dollar in New Zealand, two more have set up office in Auckland. Both are branches of multi-national networks and appear to have sufficient ...
    • Overseas and New Zealand Trends in Burials and Cremations 

      McManus, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. SociologyUniversity of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2016)
    • Overseas students : a general survey of the presence of overseas students in Christchurch and an investigation into the opinions of these students as to their general problems of adjustment to the conditions of living in Christchurch. 

      Ng, Winnie Swee-wan (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1962)
      It was the aim of this study to make a start at providing some information on overseas students in Christchurch. Therefore, it is rather exploratory in nature and limited in scope, hoping to point the way to further studies. ...
    • Overstrength of large-scale dowelled connections in CLT 

      Ottenhaus L-M; Li M; Smith T (2018)
      This paper presents an evaluation of overstrength based on an experimental study on large-scale dowelled connections in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). In order to avoid brittle failure and ensure that ductile system ...
    • Overtopping Breaching of Rock-Avalanche Dams 

      Wishart, Jeremy Scott (University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 2007)
      River blockages formed by rock avalanches appear to pose a higher hazard potential than other landslide dams, given the extreme run-out distances and volumes of rock avalanche deposits. Recent research has identified rock ...
    • Overview and analysis of digital technologies for construction safety management 

      Guo H; Scheepbouwer E; Yiu T; Gonzalez V (2017)
      Digital technologies are increasingly used to support safety management in the construction industry. Previous efforts were made to identify digital technologies for safety in the construction industry. However, ...
    • An overview of bioprospecting: Antarctica and the Southern Ocean 

      Hayes, Martin (University of Canterbury, 2004)
      An escalating amount of scientific research on the flora and fauna of Antarctica is focused on the identification of commercially useful genetic and biochemical resources. The potential for commercial gain from such activity ...
    • An overview of computed tomography 

      Garden, Kathryn L. (University of Canterbury. Electrical Engineering, 1984)
      An overview of computed (or computerised. or computer-assisted) tomography (CT) is presented. A unified descriptive account of the underlying principles is given. The theory of CT image reconstruction is outlined. The ...
    • An Overview of Economic Impact of Resilient Seismic Techonologies on Earthquake Insurance in New Zealand 

      Zarinkamar, Shermineh; Poshdar, Mani; Quenneville, Pierre; Wilkinson, Suzanne (2018)
      New Zealand's plate boundary location implies its vulnerability to earthquake hazard. Earthquakes have caused significant damage to the built environment of the country and heavily disturbed its economy. In particular, the ...